Franklin Sirmans, the Terri and Michael Smooke Department Head and Curator of Contemporary Art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art since 2010 and former head of modern and contemporary art at the Menil Collection in Houston, has been named artistic director of Prospect.3.

Franklin Sirmans. Courtesy Prospect New Orleans

Dan Cameron will continue to work with Prospect New Orleans as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of U.S. Biennial. He will begin work in his new appointment as Chief Curator of the Orange County Museum of Ar in January 2012, according to the announcement.

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