Ruth Erickson

Title: Mannion Family Curator

Affiliation: Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Ruth Erickson is Mannion Family Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, where she has curated exhibitions of work by Kevin Beasley, Mark Dion, Rokni and Ramin Haerizadeh, Ethan Murrow, and Wangechi Mutu, among others. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including France and the Visual Arts since 1945: Remapping European Postwar and Contemporary Art (2018), Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist (2017), Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957 (2015), Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics (2015), and Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology (2014).