Wouter Davidts (Antwerp, B/Amsterdam, NL) is Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the VU University in Amsterdam. Between 2003 and 2008 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Architecture & Urban Planning of Ghent University (UGent), where he obtained a PhD on museum architecture in 2003. In the fall of 2006 he was a British Academy research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London. He was a research fellow at the Research Group of Visual Arts, Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving|St Joost, Avans Hogeschool between 2007 and 2008, and a visiting research fellow at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds in the fall of 2008.
He is the author of Bouwen voor de kunst? Museumarchitectuur van Centre Pompidou tot Tate Modern (A&S/books, 2006) and has published widely on the museum, contemporary art and architecture. He recently edited The Fall of the Studio: Artists at Work (Valiz, 2009; With Kim Paice) and CRACK: Koen van den Broek (Valiz, 2010).
He curated the exhibition Philippe Van Snick. Undisclosed Recipients at BK SM in Mechelen (2006, together with Hilde Van Gelder) and Beginners & Begetters at Extra City in Antwerp (2007).