Dr. Vivian Li is The Lupe Murchison Curator of Contemporary Art. Since she began at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) in 2019, Li has realized ambitious collaborations with artists such as Mel Chin and Guadalupe Rosales, and organized Slip Zone: A New Look at Postwar Abstraction in the Americas and East Asia (co-curated) and the retrospective Matthew Wong: The Realm of Appearances. Prior to coming to the DMA, she worked at the Guggenheim Museum; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Worcester Art Museum and was a lecturer at Clark University. A specialist in postwar and contemporary art in Asia, Li received her PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has edited and contributed to various publications, including the Oxford Art Journal, Art History, Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, and the anthology Postwar—A Global Art History, 1945–1965.