Welcome to the May edition of Pick ‘N Mix, my monthly annotated list of things that caught my eye over the course of the previous month. There are just two quick items this month, as a sort of “compare and contrast” exercise: – In one of my web trawls, I found this lesson plan for teaching children what a curator […]

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Here’s the April ’08 edition of Pick ‘N Mix, my monthly annotated list of little news items in the realm of curating. – The Whitney Biennial is generating the usual column inches. Of interest in the coverage of the Biennial is the ongoing commentary about the curators themselves, and their intentions. Jerry Saltz’s recent column discusses the significance of their […]

When a curator simply chooses an artist, that isn’t news. (Just as a dog biting a man would not be news, either.) But when a man bites a dog, or an artist chooses a curator, we’ve got more of a story. (Background on the journalistic expression “Man bites dog“). I’m using “Man bites dog” in jest, of course, but it […]