Dr. Bernhard Mendes Bürgi
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Dr. Bernhard Mendes Bürgi (*1953) studied and completed his PhD in Bern. From 1981 to 1985 he was Deputy Director of the Kunstmuseum Winterthur, in 1985 he became a freelance exhibitions-maker and writer. From 1990 to 2001 he was the Director of the Kunsthalle Zurich. In 2001 he was appointed Director of the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel (Kunstmuseum and Museum für Gegenwartskunst).