– Interesting essay on Artes Mundi 6 artist Renzo Martens by Walker Art Center assistant curator Bartholomew Ryan: http://ow.ly/A1fLz – Influential curator Jan Hoet homage exhibitions at S.M.A.K., Mu.ZEE and FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais: http://www.bamart.be/en/news/detail/10389/605 – Artnet asked 20 women “is the art world biased?”, and here’s what they said: http://news.artnet.com/people/we-asked-20-women-is-the-art-world-biased-heres-what-they-said-81162 – Tim Steer, curator in residence at LUX, writes […]

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– Artspace lists their 10 Exhibitions That Changed the Course of Contemporary Art. – Curator Joshua Decter gives an insightful overview of curating new media and net art practice between 1996-2006: Art Focused and Distracted: Three new media exhibitions curated by Joshua Decter. –Academic to Entertainer: The Changing Role of the Curator by Erinn Roos-Brown. – The Think Tank that […]

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– “I don’t know what art is. The art itself has to tell us what it is, not me. I can only sell the ticket to the discovery tour.” The renowned Belgian curator Jan Hoet has passed away. Known for his innovative curatorial models, close involvement with artists, and the suggestion that art is like boxing. – The unpaid internship […]

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– Against the overwhelmingly white demographics of museum staffs, the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program supports college students from marginalized ethnic backgrounds through mentoring and paid fellowships at five American museums. Here’s a good report from Hyperallergic. – New York’s Museum of Modern Art: a case study in how to ruin an institution. – Curator Nicolaus Shafhausen drops […]

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– The Pew Center has published an excerpt from art historian Teresa Gleadowe’s lovely interview with the late Seth Siegelaub. Questions of Practice: Seth Siegelaub in Conversation with Teresa Gleadowe – Two views on the art market: Edward Winkleman’s rosy take on the collector: “A Collector of contemporary art is a participant in the dialog. A patron of the visual […]

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– Nguyen Nhu Huy on ‘Western curators,’ the Singapore Biennale, and Vietnamese contemporary art. Art Radar Asia. – Tanya Toft’s Urban Media Aesthetics promises to research and circulate literature on “artistic and curatorial practices with digital art forms in urban environments.” – Hyperallergic’s An Xiao on San Francisco’s ‘airport art’ – Curating at the Airport: The SFO Museum. – Check […]

– “…how do you accomplish diversity as well as coherence?” Art Radar Asia sits down for an interview with Doryun Chong, Chief Curator of Hong Kong’s M+ Museum. – Check out the short videos by The Guardian in the series My Favourite Work, wherein curators and gallery directors introduce their favourite works and explain their personal significance. – Listen to […]

– “The prize sought out by the Curatron software is the algorithm for the perfect, or at least perfectly coherent, thematic group show.” Curatron – the curatorial software. – Curator Lindsey Howard interviewed about Paddles ON!, the ‘first digital art auction’. – With a healthy amount of tongue-in-cheek, a Change.org petition calls to “APPOINT KANYE WEST TO CURATE THE 2015 […]

– 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 […]