Richard Flood


Board of Advisors

Richard Flood is the Director of Special Projects and Curator at Large at the New Museum. From 2005 to 2010, he served as Chief Curator and curated Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other, Double Album: Daniel Guzman and Steven Shearer, co-curated (with Benjamin Godsill) The Last Newspaper, organized Mary Heilmann: To Be Somebody and David Goldblatt: Intersections Intersected, and co-curated Unmonumental, the New Museum’s opening exhibition at its Bowery location.

Prior to the New Museum, Flood was Chief Curator at the Walker Art Center for nine years and subsequently Deputy Director and Chief Curator for two. At the Walker, he curated Sigmar Polke: Illumination, Brilliant!: New Art from London, Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962 – 1972, and Robert Gober: Drawing + Sculpture. Flood previously served at the director of Barbara Gladstone Gallery, curator at P.S. 1, and Managing Editor of Artforum. Flood has taught at the Rhode Island Institute of Art and Design, The Royal College of Art in London, and the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. He writing has appeared frequently in Artforum, Parkett, and Frieze.