Dan Byers

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Dan Byers. Photo courtesy of Roll Magazine.

Dan Byers is Senior Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Previously, he served as the Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Byers was co-curator, with Daniel Baumann and Tina Kukielski, of the 2013 Carnegie International. Other recent projects include solo exhibitions of Cathy Wilkes, Ragnar Kjartansson, and James Lee Byars, as well as the group exhibitions Reanimation, featuring William E. Jones, Joachim Koester, and Nashashibi/Skaer; Ordinary Madness, a large-scale, wide-ranging exhibition drawn from the Carnegie's collection of contemporary art; and the Pittsburgh Biennial, which featured artists such as Lenka Clayton, Zak Prekop, Peggy Ahwesh, and Frank Santoro. Byers contributed to the Center's 2013 publication Pigeons on the Grass, Alas: Contemporary Curators Talk About the Field. He was a 2014 panelist and a 2015 LOI panelist, both in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.