Revolving Door: Andres Lepik Now Running the Show at the MoMA


Architectural Record has the scoop on the hiring of German curator and historian, Andres Lepik, by the Museum of Modern Art to take over their contemporary architecture wing. He hasn’t moved over yet, as he’s finishing up his spot at the Kunstbibliothek in Berlin and you won’t see anything by him at the MoMA until sometime around the middle of next year, but he’s coming and there’s nothing you or your little meddlesome friends can do about it. Here’s some:

Lepik comes to MoMA without a specific agenda, but he is admittedly interested in the urgency of sustainable design and in architects practicing outside of the celebrity spotlight. “Strengthening the collection is a very important issue to me,” he says. “Not as a way to promote certain architects to make stars of them, but rather to establish what is worth investigating about architecture today, and to figure out what is representative of a certain style.”