Iris Müller-Westermann has been the Director of Moderna Museet Malmö since 2016.
Before that, she was Senior Curator of International art at Moderna Museet in Stockholm. She was the curator of the exhibition Hilma af Klint: A Pioneer of Abstraction, organized by Moderna Museet in Stockholm in 2013. Müller-Westermann holds an M.A. in philosophy and wrote her dissertation in art history at the University of Hamburg. Her publications focus on modern and contemporary art, including studies on Munch as well as art of the 20thand 21stcenturies, often in conjunction with exhibitions she has organized. They include After the Wall: Art and Culture in Post-Communist Europe (with David Elliott and Bojana Pejić, 1999), In the Power of Painting (2000), Rosemarie Trockel (2001), Munch by Himself (2005), Max Ernst: Dream and Revolution (2008), Lee Lozano (2010), and Jutta Koether: The Thirst (2011). In 2015 she curated an exhibition of Louise Bourgeois, I Have Been to Hell and Back, at Moderna Museet in Stockholm. In 2020, together with Milena Högsberg, she curated the exhibition Hilma af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium at Moderna Museet Malmö.