– OnCurating has launched Issue 19 – On Artistic and Curatorial Authorship. – Hyperallergic picked their favorite unanswered questions from last month’s Ask a Curator Day. – Following a flurry of international criticism against Manifesta’s disregard of a boycott calling to move the upcoming biennial away from Russia, Moscow Biennial curator Catherine de Zegher defends her decision to continue her […]

– Le Monde profiles la génération montante of contemporary curators: Curateur, le plus jeune métier du monde (French). – The New York Times’ Melena Ryzik considers the Whitney’s resurrection of Douglas Davis’ ‘The World’s First Collaborative Sentence’ and museums’ approaches to collecting and preserving digital art: When Artworks Crash: Restorers Face Digital Test. – Blouin ArtInfo’s 10 Cutting-Edge Curators From […]

Curating.info’s Sofia Landström interviews Antonella Croci and Federico Florian – winners of the Musée Imaginaire Concours, hosted by Curating.info and KAPSUL. To create the e-book, we used the Bookleteer platform, which was developed by artist-led studio and think tank Proboscis. To enjoy your copy of this e-book, simply choose either the Letter or A4 formatted version in the download links below. […]

Review: Every Curator’s Handbook – http://pai.sthlm.in/images/Every_Curator’s_Handbook.pdf by Sofia Landström This compendium offers hands-on professional insights wherein different authors from different points of view share experiences from their professional careers as curators. The reader gets a specific and detailed overview of what a curator’s work might look like beyond theory. “Every Curator’s Handbook” deals with multiple curatorial issues from collaborations to […]

Lauren O’Connell interviews curator Cydney Payton in this edition of Curating.info Conversations. Payton, former director and chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, discusses architecture, social space, collaboration and the future of curatorial practice. To create the e-book, we used the Bookleteer platform, which was developed by artist-led studio and think tank Proboscis. To enjoy your copy of […]

– Peter Schjeldahl on art criticism: “Can we speak sensibly about what we like about art?” ‘Of Ourselves and of Our Origins: Subjects of Art.’ – ‘Have you digitally interfaced with your art museum lately?’ asks Christopher Night, after a Pew Internet survey on US museum public-programming was released this week. – Julia Halperin of Art+Auction: ‘As the Battle for […]

– The Wall Street Journal’s Terry Teachout warns that recent trends in “cultural democratization” may come at the expense of curatorial expertise: ‘Kid Stuff at the Clark Art Institute’ – ‘Curator: A Slippery Word – an interview with Darren Jones’ at Artslant Says Jones: “Flagrant corruption of the word ‘curate’ is a trend that shows no sign of slackening. This […]

– An allegation from James Cuno: “Scholars, curators and conservators of art are not exploiting the new technology to research differently.” How art history is failing at the Internet – Ben Davis on the “cringe-worthy statistics” of ethnic and cultural diversity in American museum-attendance. Diversify or Die: Why the Art World Needs to Keep Up With Our Changing Society. – […]

Manufacturing Exhibitions (2), Max and Iris Stern International Symposium 6, MARCH 30, 2012 TO MARCH 31, 2012 Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal This year’s incarnation of the annual Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal’s Max and Iris Stern International Symposium aimed to reflect on leading issues from the last two decades of curatorial practice. For conference organizer and MAC curator François […]