Head of Curatorial Programme, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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What leads you to look at art, visiting a specific museum or do you go out to see certain artists?

I love that art opens up a way of seeing the world and meeting people. For example, I’ve just done a road trip from Georgia O’Keefe’s Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe to Donald Judd’s Chinati Foundation in Marfa.

What is a good reason to say no?

When you can’t give something the time and focus it deserves.

What makes you happy?

Working as part of a team to help artists make amazing things happen, which is then enjoyed and appreciated by as many people as possible, such as Fiona Banner’s Chinook helicopter rotor blade installation – actually awesome!