Brett Littman has been Executive Director of The Drawing Center in New York since 2007, and curated David Lynch Naming now showing at mima.
As a curator, Littman has organized a number of noteworthy exhibitions. For The Drawing Center, he curated Yüksel Arslan: Visual Interpretations; Greta Magnusson Grossman: Lighting and Furniture; Leon Golub: Live & Die Like a Lion?, which was awarded the `Best Show in Non-Profit Gallery’ award by AICA USA in 2010, as well as Drawing and its Double: Selections from the Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome (2011) and co-curated with Joanna Kleinberg, Sean Scully: Change and Horizontals which toured to four international venues. Littman organized Guillermo Kuitca: Diarios, the inaugural exhibition for the Center’s newly expanded space in November 2012, Notationotations, a collaboration between Susan Hefuna and choreographer Luca Vegetti and Alexis Rockman: Drawings from the Life of in September 2013; and Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity, the first exhibition to explore the drawings of the world renowned chef from elBulli, which debuted in January 2014 and co-curated Portraits from the Ecole des Beaux Arts Paris which will open in April 2015. For the American Folk Art Museum, New York, Littman organized Eugene Von Bruenchenhein in 2010, for Japan Society Gallery, he curated the drawings in Mariko Mori’s Rebirth exhibition which opened in October 2013 and David Lynch Naming, originally for Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery in Los Angeles, which opened in November 2013.