Germano Celant is re-staging Harald Szeemann’s seminal 1969 exhibition ‘Live in Your Head. When Attitudes Become Form’ for the Fondazione Prada in Venice.

[Jerry] Saltz on the Death of the Gallery Show: “There used to be shared story lines of contemporary art: the way artists developed, exchanged ideas, caromed off each other’s work, engaged with their critics. Now no one knows the narrative; the thread has been lost.”

– In a similar vein, critic Blake Gopnik takes on museums for the Art Newspaper: “The quaint old notion of the museum as a haven for the contemplation of the art it owns has given way to the museum as a cog in the exhibition-industrial complex”

– Meanwhile, museums are Looking for Ways to Groom Repeat Visitors, with free-admission, entertainment strategies, and ‘frequent-flier’ credits.

Former Tate curator Emma Dexter interviewed about her movement into ‘the world of private galleries’: “there’s so little bureaucracy in commercial galleries.”

Review of Paul O Neill’s ‘The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s)’ (MIT Press, 2012) at the Brooklyn Rail.

Review from November’s Curatorial Knowledge Forum held at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in Karachi, Pakistan.

Artists, curators and advocates Deirdre Logue and Allyson Mitchell present their Feminist Art Gallery (FAG) These self-identified “feral curators” avoid formal funding structures, focus on feminist and queer cultural production, and “approach curating from an activist position.”

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