In May 2012, Vicente Todolí was named artistic director of the Pirelli Hangar Bicocca foundation, where he continues working until today, being responsible for the programme. The career of Vicente Todolí in the visual arts has a history of over 30 years, and includes positions as Head of Conservation (1986-88) and artistic director of IVAM (Valencian Institute of Modern Art, 1988-1996), before joining the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art as its founding director in 1996 until 2002.
In 2002 he was appointed director of the Tate Modern, where he began full-time in March 2003 and ended in June 2010. He was a member of the jury and the 1995 International Carnegie Advisory Committee, and formed part of the curatorial team for “Future, Past and Present” at the 1997 Venice Biennale, directed by Germano Celant. From 2002-2007 he was a member of the Council of the International Foundation Manifesta.
Currently, he is advising several museums and foundations such as the Botín Foundation in Santander where he holds the position of Chairman of the Advisory Commission of Fine Arts. He also works as sole advisor at the Valencian Foundation Per Amor a l’Art and at the INELCOM collection in Madrid.
He is a Knight of the Arts and Letters, he received the Order of Santiago in Portugal in 2003 and was named Doctor Honoris Causa from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in 2011. He was born in Valencia (Spain) in 1958.