Dr. Philipp Kaiser (born 1972 in Bern / Switzerland) is an art critic and curator based in Los Angeles. He was curator at the Kunstmuseum Basel and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (Moca). From 2012 to 2014 he was director of the Museum Ludwig in Cologne. In 2017 he curated the Swiss pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale. Philipp Kaiser studied art history and German studies in Basel and Hamburg.