Curatorial Assistant, Futurism Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (New York NY) The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is seeking a Curatorial Assistant for the Futurism exhibition. As a member of the Curatorial Department, the Curatorial Assistant, is responsible for assisting with research for an upcoming exhibition on Italian Futurism and for the establishment and maintenance of records, databases and files related to […]

– An article on curating in China asks who gets to call themselves a curator, and the problems that arise when curators have no knowledge of art history and/or cannot perform as critics; when they are just workers performing bureaucracy “not unlike the security guard at a museum”. With comments by curator Hou Hanru, and others. – Keep in mind […]

– 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 […]

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is seeking an Assistant Curator for the Abu Dhabi Project team. This position is responsible for assisting with the curatorial needs for the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project. They include assisting with research and development of exhibitions for the program of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum, providing support on the future museum’s site-specific commissioning program; conducting research […]