– 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 […]

– 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 […]

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. […]

– We are thrilled to announce the winner of the Musée Imaginaire Concours – the juried competition organized by curating.info and KAPSUL: Antonella Croci and Federico Florian’s I CLOSE MY EYES IN ORDER TO SEE has been awarded both Jury’s Choice and Crowd Favorite. Visit KAPSUL to view all submissions to the competition. – Flexible working: why the arts and […]

– Issue 16 of web-journal On-Curating is out: Precarious Labour in the Field of Art. – Hyperallergic has brought to light a study that finds American non-profits „suck at fundraising.“ – Another report mentioned in the post’s comments: 3 Factors Impacting Nonprofit Fundraising Confidence. – An amusing article from the Independent: Why it’s time for galleries to dump the jargon. […]

– Frieze’s Sam Thorne reviews three new books on curating: Pamela M. Lee’s Forgetting the Art World (MIT, 2012), Paul O’Neill’s The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s) (MIT, 2012) and Terry Smith’s Thinking Contemporary Curating (ICI, 2012). – The Natural History Museum of London’s director Michael Dixon on free admission policy and mixed-funding models in his keynote […]

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 […]

– 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 […]

– Guggenheim staff talk about sifting through 23,000 project entries for the YouTube Play project. “…first objective, and probably the most important for our curators was the concept of moving the art form forward. Our curators were really excited to examine this platform in the moment.” – “…beyond the commercial success and proposed museum hub there is a still a […]