The Dutchman Bart van der Heide is an internationally acclaimed curator, art historian and writer. He has curated exhibitions for the Cubitt Gallery in London and Witte de With in Rotterdam, and organised solo exhibitions featuring such well-known artists as Harun Farocki, Tobias Madison and Cathy Wilkes. He served as director of the Kunstverein Munich from 2010 to 2015. Bart van der Heide was appointed chief curator of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in February 2015.