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Paulina pobocha

Paulina Pobocha

post Contributor Associate Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture The Museum of Modern Art

Paulina Pobocha is an Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art. During her time at MoMA, she has work on the exhibitions Gabriel Orozco (2009), Abstract Expressionist New York (2010), Claes Oldenburg: The Street and The Store (2013). In 2014 she co-organized the retrospective exhibition Robert Gober: The Heart is Not a Metaphor. Most recently she organized Rachel Harrison: Perth Amboy (2016) and, at MoMA PS1, Project 103: Thea Djordjadze (2016), an exhibition of new work by the Georgian artist. Pobocha has also worked extensively with the Museum’s collection, participating in a reinstallation of the collection galleries with works from 1940 to 1980, and this spring with the cross-departmental curatorial team responsible for “From the Collection: The 1960s” presentation of the Museum’s collection. Prior to joining the curatorial staff of MoMA, Pobocha was a Joan Tisch Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she lectured on a broad range of subjects in contemporary and modern art. In 2011, she was appointed critic at the Yale University School of Art. Pobocha received her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 2000 and her M.Phil. in 2005 from The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.