Maja Hoffmann is a contemporary art collector, and a supporter and producer of international art, film, publishing and environmental projects. She is the Founder of the LUMA Foundation (2004) whose aim is to launch and produce cultural and art projects worldwide. It also supports a number of art-based international initiatives and institutional projects, such as Kunsthalle Zurich and Kunsthalle Basel, the Fotomuseum Winterthur, the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the Venice Biennale and Artangel and the Serpentine Gallery in London. It is also involved in planning one of the major cultural sites in Europe, the Parc des Ateliers in Arles.
She is President of the Kunsthalle Zurich Foundation, and Vice-President of the Council of the Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung in Basel. She is also a Board Member of the New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies at Annandale-on-Hudson in New York State. She holds no other public appointments in the UK.
Appointed by: Prime Minister
Appointment: 28 June 2010
Term expires: 27 June 2014
- Tate Modern Advisory Council
Declaration of Members Interests between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013
Directorships of companies2
Membership of non-profit making organisations3
Connections between Trustees and others connected with Tate5
Any other interests6
Signed and Dated by Maja Hoffmann on 17 April 2013
- 1. Employment, remunerated trade, profession, public office or consultancy
- 2. Directorships of companies, both public and private, both remunerated and unremunerated
- 3. Membership of non-profit making organisations, clubs or associations and professional bodies which have significant dealings with Tate or whose activities could relate to Tate’s work
- 4. Names of companies and organisations in which the member or his/her family or associates has a controlling interest or shares or securities and which could be involved in the supply of goods or have business dealings with Tate
- 5. This includes commercial interests with other Trustees, Tates lawyers (Withers; Linklaters; Farrers; Finers Stephens Innocent) and Tates auditors (National Audit Office, RSM Tenon and Grant Thornton).
- 6. Trustees are advised to declare anything which a member of the public, knowing the facts, might reasonably think is significant and relevant.