– Marat Guelman, head of the controversial PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, has been sacked. Russian Art Curator Fired Over Satirical Olympics Exhibits. Also covered by NBC News. – Chicagoan cultural producer Laura Shaeffer gives some insights into her community-building initiatives from the past decade for Bad At Sports. – Australian curator Julie Ewington interviewed for ABC Arts. – American […]

– Germano Celant is re-staging Harald Szeemann’s seminal 1969 exhibition ‘Live in Your Head. When Attitudes Become Form’ for the Fondazione Prada in Venice. – [Jerry] Saltz on the Death of the Gallery Show: “There used to be shared story lines of contemporary art: the way artists developed, exchanged ideas, caromed off each other’s work, engaged with their critics. Now […]

– Suhail Malik has solicited some intriguing feedback for his Survey on Gender Ratios in Curating Programs for CCS Bard. -The eccentric collector/curator Ydessa Hendeles is closing her space in Toronto. Coverage from the Globe and Mail. -From Greek Sculptures to Graffiti – Michael Bird’s ‘100 Ideas that Changed Art’ reviewed at the Atlantic. -Chen Tamir’s top five ‘Hit List’ […]

Welcome to May’s Pick ‘N Mix: – An interesting ethical issue is raised by Regina Hackett in her great, new-ish blog, Another Bouncing Ball. In a post entitled “Curators who are loath to credit art dealers“, she outlines a few examples wherein collectors were acknowledged, but the dealers who helped to make an artist’s career weren’t. She asks: “Isn’t it […]

“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 […]