Paul Schimmel

Curator of Contemporary Art

Paul Schimmel is formerly Vice President and Partner of Hauser & Wirth and co-founder of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. He was previously Chief Curator of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles from 1990 to 2012, and Chief Curator of the Orange County Museum of Art from 1981-1989. Exhibitions he has organized for Hauser & Wirth include 'Re-View: Onnasch Collection' and 'Philip Guston: Painter, 1957-1967'. Significant thematic exhibitions he has organized include 'Hand-Painted Pop: American Art in Transition 1955–62' and 'Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949-1962'; and major one-person monographic exhibitions include Chris Burden, and 'Robert Rauschenberg: Combines'