– First, welcome to the new members of the Editorial Team: Mariana Aguirre, Agnes Gryczkowska, Charu Maithani, and Sophia Zhou! You can read all about them here. – After more than two decades, Paul Schimmel is no longer chief curator at L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art. In the wake of this, there have been several resignations from the Museum’s Board […]

What is public? What constitutes publicness? Call for Papers: The second issue of the Art & the Public Sphere invites contributions which particularly address the question of how we might define ‘public’. Conventional and historical understandings of ‘public art’ have focused on spatial and locational contexts for practices, production and critical reception. Other defining factors of art and the public […]

Living Room 2011 – An Auckland City Council Public Art Event “Living Room” is a key annual public art event for Auckland City, which aims to bring high quality art to the streets of the CBD over a weeklong period. Living Room has been running for four years and has evolved and grown over that time. The event takes place […]

Welcome to July’s Pick ‘N Mix! – This report on a curatorial summit at the Banff Centre for the Arts appears to have slipped past my radar when it first came out, but thankfully Leah Sandals (the author of the report) mentioned it again recently. Trade Secrets: Swapping Curatorial Confidences was a summit held in late 2008 with eminent curators […]