Daniel Birnbaum is the Artistic director of Acute Art, London.
Former roles include Director of Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden, from 2010 until 2018, and Director of the 2009 Venice Biennale. Between 2000-2010 he was Rector of Städelschule in Frankfurt and Director of the Kunsthalle Portikus. He is contributing editor at Artforum in New York and has curated a number of large exhibitions. He is currently a board member of The Hilma af Klint Foundation.