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Lisa Small: On Curating "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe"

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 02.16.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, an exhibition curated by Lisa Small, Curator of Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, examines, "the mystique and transformative power of the elevated shoe and its varied connections to fantasy, power, and identity."

On Curating: A Conversation With Jovana Stokic

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 01.09.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

During a recent insightful conversation, Jovana Stokic, art historian, curator, and deputy chair of the Masters in Curatorial Practice at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), spoke passionately about the concept of 'caring' and how it relates to a curator's role.

So You Want to Start An English-Language News Site?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Friends and acquaintances across the Middle East/North Africa region often ask for advice on matters related to journalism, media in general, ethics, and how to prepare young people for this very exciting and ever-changing field.

Art As a Lens for Societal Reckoning

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts
Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson

The artworks that will be utilized to discuss essential human values in the future will be those that continue to offer us unspeakable insight into matters that we as a society continue to feel compelled to reckon.

What If a Curator's Agenda Doesn't Match the Artist's?

Paul Klein | Posted 01.24.2013 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Why is this trend of curators thinking they're artists not over yet? Why don't curators recall that their job is to enhance art and artists and not to use them as raw material for their own agenda?

Ethics For Artists

Karen Atkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

With every artist rushing to the top, and with only so many slots to fill, ethics often get overlooked. Here are some things I see often, and want artists to consider when deciding how to proceed.