das weisse haus is a new exhibition space for young contemporary art that will open its doors mid-December 2007 in Vienna, Austria. Their aim is the presentation and support of young Austrian and international artists of exceptional quality. das weisse haus serves as a platform where artists can interact with different spaces, present their work, attract essential publicity, and become […]

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The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum has just announced the exhibition curated by their inaugural Hall Curatorial Fellow, and it sounds well worth a visit. The vernissage is on 16 September, and the exhibition is on view from then until February 24, 2008. Announcement from the Aldrich follows: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Voice & Void – […]

The Korean art world is reeling from the news that of one of its up and coming curatorial stars has been exposed as having false credentials. From the Independent: Imagine an attractive and talented young woman who said she had an art history doctorate from Oxford. Vivacious and persuasive, she becomes the director of the Tate Gallery. Then, just after […]

Internationally renowned Turkish curator Fulya Erdemci joins New Zealand’s Danae Mossman to form the curatorial partnership for Art & Industry’s 5th SCAPE 2008 Biennial of Art in Public Space. The Art & Industry Biennial Trust with Director Deborah McCormick are delighted to announce the pairing of Fulya Erdemci and Danae Mossman. Fulya Erdemci brings a wealth of international experience to […]

The first of its kind in Canada, The Hnatyshyn Foundation Award for Curatorial Excellence in Contemporary Visual Art will recognize the work of a mid-career curator who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the contemporary visual arts. “Curators are an absolutely vital link between the artist and the public,” said Gerda Hnatyshyn, C.C, President and Chair of […]

“In theory now you could curate a whole Venice Biennale using only the Internet,” said Francesco Bonami, senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. This quote comes from a larger article that recently appeared in the New York Times. The article takes a solid look at how pressures to find the “next big thing” leads curators to […]

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While the Pompidou tries to entice a younger generation by offering wireless internet, the hip and flashy (and, based on the rumblings of folk I know in Paris – sometimes hated) Palais de Tokyo has turned to old media to further its reach to audiences. “France has changed, the world has changed, and we have to adapt,” says Bruno Racine, […]

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“Act first, think later — that way you have something to think about.” Marcia Tucker, curator and founder of the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Marcia Tucker, a forceful curator who responded to being fired from the Whitney Museum of American Art by founding the New Museum of Contemporary Art, died on October 17 at her home in Santa Barbara, […]

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There is an article on the “DiY curating” scene in Seattle by Regina Hackett in a recent issue of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.