Dieter Von Graffenried
Dieter von Graffenried is the Publisher of Parkett Magazine, edited out of Zurich and New York. Parkett'smain mission is to engage readers in a direct and meaningful dialogue with artists. Founded in 1984, Parkett has published some one hundred volumes featuring in-depth collaborations with two hundred and forty artists from around the world and some 1400 texts by over eight hundred authors. Thoughtfully written and edited texts are a core element of the publication, and are selectively accessible online in the magazine's signature design.
In the past thirty years, von Graffenried has among others initiated and developed museum exhibitions on Parkett and its artists' projects and editions at MoMA, New York, the Whitechapel Gallery, London, Singapore (STPI), Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Seoul (SAC), Beijing (UCCA) and other venues. He was the Co-Chairman of the Swiss Institute in New York from 2000 to 2008. He graduated with a PhD from Bern University with studies in history, economics and law, and advises institutions in art and publishing related matters.