Art World Professional Advisory Group

Philip Dodd

Advisory Group Member



Philip Dodd was named one of the most important global thinkers of 2016 by China Business News and one of the 100 top art innovators by Art and Auction. Former Director of London's Institute of Contemporary Arts, he is an author, curator, film producer, award-winning BBC broadcaster, and founder of the Global Private Museum Network.


Over the last 14 years Dodd has worked between Asia, particularly China, and Britain. While at the ICA, he staged exhibitions of British contemporary art in Shanghai and Beijing, staged the first exhibition of contemporary Chinese art in London, and brokered the initial deal that will take the V&A Museum to China. He has curated shows with artists and architects such as Yoko Ono, Eduardo Paolozzi and Rem Koolhaas, and has been Visiting Professor at King's College London and University of the Arts. He has written many books and catalogue essays.