Enriqui Juncosa

Enrique Juncosa

Enrique Juncosa is the Director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Previously he was Deputy Director of the prestigious Reina Sofia National Museum of Modern Art in Madrid (2000-2003), and before that he was Deputy Director of the highly-regarded Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) Valencia. From (1992-1998) he was visual art critic for El País, Spain's most prestigious and largest-circulation daily newspaper. During this time he also worked as a freelance curator for shows by artists such as Barry Flanagan, Malcolm Morley and Miquel Barceló - in Spain and France and also in Germany, the UK and Norway. Juncosa is also a noted poet, having had six books of poetry and two collections of essays published in Spain. Juncosa has curated more than 30 exhibitions. These include Olafur Eliasson (2003), Juan Uslé (2004), Dorothy Cross (2005), Howard Hodgkin (2006), Miroslav Balka (2007) and Miquel Barceló (2008). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London and advisor to the Collections of the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg and the National Museum in Krakow. He is also on the Board of the Miró Foundation in Palma.