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Serpentine Director Julia Peyton-Jones Steps Down After 25 Years

Serpentine Director Julia Peyton-Jones Steps Down After 25 Years
Serpentine Director Julia Peyton-Jones Steps Down After 25 Years, 2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion / SelgasCano. Image © Iwan Baan
2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion / SelgasCano. Image © Iwan Baan

Julia Peyton-Jones has announced her plan to step down as the Serpentine Gallery director in the summer of 2016. During her 25-year lead, Peyton-Jones oversaw the start of the Serpentine Gallery Pavillon commissions and opening of Zaha Hadid Architects' Serpentine Sackler Gallery.

"There is never a good time to leave an institution but I wanted to leave the Serpentine at a time of strength and success," said Peyton-Jones, as reported by the Architects' Journal.

"In particular, I want to pay tribute to Hans Ulrich Obrist, our collaboration over the last ten years to further develop the Serpentine’s international reach across all its programs and, to coin our phrase, ‘to think the unthinkable’, has been an incredible privilege. I know the Serpentine will continue to flourish and innovate with its exceptional staff and the outstanding leadership of our board of directors and chairman, Michael Bloomberg.”

SelgasCano's colorful "funscape" was the 15th and last pavilion completed under Peyton-Jones direction.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Serpentine Director Julia Peyton-Jones Steps Down After 25 Years" 30 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/776323/serpentine-director-julia-peyton-jones-steps-down-after-25-years/> ISSN 0719-8884
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2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion / SelgasCano. Image © Iwan Baan

蛇形画廊总监 Julia Peyton-Jones 在管理25年后退位

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