– “The prize sought out by the Curatron software is the algorithm for the perfect, or at least perfectly coherent, thematic group show.” Curatron – the curatorial software. – Curator Lindsey Howard interviewed about Paddles ON!, the ‘first digital art auction’. – With a healthy amount of tongue-in-cheek, a Change.org petition calls to “APPOINT KANYE WEST TO CURATE THE 2015 […]

– David Barrie recently gave a thought-provoking lecture entitled “A Bigger Picture: why contemporary art curators need to get out more“. He describes why a heritage-oriented mindset can result in constrained collections, noting that: “Despite our long colonial history and our rich links with countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean […] visitors to museums and galleries in the UK […]

Welcome to the June edition of Pick ‘N Mix, my monthly annotated list of bite-sized items that have caught my eye recently. Art fair season is upon us, though many collectors and curators seem to lament the lack of desirable objects to purchase, even at one of the biggest of them all, Art Basel: “”We don’t buy much at the […]