– A review from GalleristNY’s Andrew Russeth outlines the career of trailblazing sound-art curator Barbara London. – MoMA’s Doryun Chong will fulfill the inaugural chief curatorial position at Hong Kong’s M+ Museum. – C& has interviewed the curatorial team for Dak’Art 2014: Elise Atangana, Abdelkader Damani and Ugochukwu Smooth Nzewi. – Next April the Met will host an international conference […]

– Robert Manchester, curator at the Yellowstone Art Museum, was recently fired. Some tensions: “Manchester said he was asked by Peterson [the Executive Director] to have Apfelbaum [the current artist exhibiting] change her installation and he refused. “You don’t tell an international artist to make something else. I just said I wouldn’t do it. Because I defied Robyn, I had […]

The San Francisco Art Institute has a podcast series entitled “Dialogues”. Two podcasts in this series may interest Curating.info readers: one featuring Laura Hoptman, and another featuring Carlos Basualdo. Laura Hoptman curated the 2004 Carnegie International exhibition in Pittsburgh and Drawing Now: Eight Propositions at the Museum of Modern Art, Queens. In her talk, Hoptman discusses her interest in artwork […]

I listen to a lot of podcasts, mostly while I am walking around the city. I have come across some real gems in a number of subject areas, and thought I would share a few of the recent ones I’ve listened to that are relevant to curators with you. Bad at Sports with Hou Hanru: Hou Hanru is currently the […]

Welcome to the July edition of Pick ‘N Mix, my monthly annotated list of bite-sized items that have caught my eye recently. If you aren’t already on the CC mailing list, perhaps you should join. “[CC] “circulating contexts–curating media/net/art” is a slightly moderated mailing list as part of a series of experimental long-term research projects hosted by the Vienna-based organisation […]

[In these upcoming reviews, I’ll be highlighting books, podcasts, exhibitions, periodicals, and other items that I think are of particular interest to curators and those concerned with curatorial issues.] Ideas is the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s premier radio programme of contemporary thought. Their podcast highlights the best of the Ideas programmes. You can subscribe to the RSS feed for their podcast […]

“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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