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– 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 December’s Pick ‘N Mix! – First off, a project by Vienna-based curator Miriam Kathrein. Kathrein has been developing her artist vs curator/curator vs artist project since 2007, and the latest iteration of this project is being featured on trickhouse.org. The project is a vehicle for debate and visualisation that examines “…the relationship and shifting roles of artists and […]

The San Francisco Art Institute has a podcast series entitled “Dialogues”. Two podcasts in this series may interest Curating.info readers: one featuring Laura Hoptman, and another featuring Carlos Basualdo. Laura Hoptman curated the 2004 Carnegie International exhibition in Pittsburgh and Drawing Now: Eight Propositions at the Museum of Modern Art, Queens. In her talk, Hoptman discusses her interest in artwork […]

“What Do Curators Want?” was the name of an event held recently at Side Street Projects (an art centre in Pasadena, California, USA) featuring Caryn Coleman, editor of art.blogging.la and owner of sixspace. The promotional blurb stated: If you go about this the wrong way, you can kill your career before it even happens. So, how do you approach curators […]