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Five Female Art Curators From The Middle East You Should Know

Tara Kangarlou | Posted 12.13.2016 | Arts
Tara Kangarlou

The glitz and glam of exclusive parties, record-breaking sales, and provocative performances came to an end as curtains fell on Art Basel Miami last w...

Talking With a Top Curator at Amazon Art, on the Fine Art of Reinventing Art Buying

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.31.2016 | Arts
Russell C. Smith

Even though Amazon is a big name, and a brand known throughout the world, Amazon Art is still not on the radar of many people, and just now becoming known. Even internally at Amazon, many people haven't heard of Amazon Art.

Renaud Proch on Independent Curators International (ICI)

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

his year, ICI celebrates its 40th anniversary. We reached out to Renaud Proch, ICI's Executive Director, who shares with us his perspective on this pioneering and innovative organization. In this conversation, Renaud Proch talks to us about ICI's core values, enabling implementation, and the importance of networks.

Is Basquiat's 'The Unknown Notebooks' Art?

Marlon Regis | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Marlon Regis

Jean-Michel Basquiat passed at the tender age of 27 years young, yet his body of works isn't just someone's brilliant idea to fabricate the young artist's thoughtful 'scribbles' into some artistic sense of expression.

Omar Lopez-Chahoud: On Curating Untitled

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this insightful conversation, Omar Lopez-Chahoud, independent curator and artistic director of Untitled talks to us about his goals, his curatorial approach and his experience in curating Untitled.

On Curating: A Conversation With Jovana Stokic

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 03.11.2015 | 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.

San Pedro Gallery's Art Gets Habit Forming

Tibby Rothman | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts
Tibby Rothman

The profile of a young girl who holds a kite, on a secondary hoop above -- in which Groff stiches the kite string connecting them, then leaves excess thread to fall out of the girl's hand and the picture frame/embroidery hoop.

We're Drowning in Branded and Social Content -- Can We Have Curators Back, Please?

Jimmy Leach | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Jimmy Leach

While people continue to create the good stuff, we need people to point us to it. Those curators are our only hope of finding the good wood, in amongst the dead trees.

Does Conspiracy Account for the Absence of Jesus' Jewish Identity in Renaissance Art?

Bernard Starr | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Bernard Starr

Try to locate even a hint of Jesus' Jewish identity and heritage in Renaissance paintings and you will find yourself on a fruitless quest. Some respondents bristled at what they perceived as the suggestion of a conspiracy to suppress Jesus Jewish identity. But the falsification of biblical history in artworks was not a conspiracy.

Cloud Galleries: The Rise of the Virtual Art Establishment

Rachel Mason | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Rachel Mason

There is an explosion of creative activity on the ground (or in the cloud) and it is in these places that artists have an abundance of power and these digital endeavors are playing out in many conversations in art publications and institutions.

Stylification Series: Featuring Tamsin Lonsdale

Golriz Moeini | Posted 09.04.2014 | Style
Golriz Moeini

Tamsin Lonsdale, is most definitely not like any ordinary English rose. She is undeniably beyond intelligent, worldly by definition, unique and strikingly beautiful, jet-setting socialite with impeccable taste, witty as you'd expect from a refined English girl to be but yet she remains humble.

Both Sides Now

John Feffer | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts
John Feffer

Most people of a certain age in East-Central Europe have seen both sides of the major split of the 20th century. They grew up under Communism, and then after a certain point they suddenly were living under capitalism.

Alec Baldwin, Guest Curator, Celebrates a Life-long Passion for Rock Photography

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

As Rock Paper Photo's latest curator, the stage and film actor, TV personality and podcast host has hand-picked a collection of 25 photographs of music and film legends who inspire him.

Surprise: 'Jew In A Box' Is Not In A Box

Bernard Starr | Posted 07.02.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

When the media dubbed an innovative and informative exhibit at the Jewish Museum in Berlin "Jew in a Box," it drew outrage from around the globe. Thus, a well-intentioned exhibit became a pariah.

Guggenheim Curator Gets An Upgrade

ARTINFO | Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts

Nancy Spector, formerly merely the Deputy Director and Chief Curator of New York City's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, has added a few syllables to her...

YouTube, Remix Culture and Curation

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.14.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Now that YouTube has revealed that curation is core to their strategy of contextualizing video content, and curators will be paid, leaders in the Fair Use and Remix community are taking notice.

D.C.'s Search for the Next Steve Jobs & Other Artistic Pursuits

Roshanak Taghavi | Posted 06.20.2012 | DC
Roshanak Taghavi

Have you ever wondered how we'll find the next Steve Jobs?

IBM Embraces Corporate Curation

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.16.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be that company communication was all top down. Today, things are changing fast -- as the tools and networks for communication are broken wide open.

The Unexpected Job You May Already Be Qualified For | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

Are you passionate about history, art or science? Have you assembled an interesting personal collection over the years? A museum may be the perfect pl...

Groups on Exhibit

Paul Klein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein


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.

Curate NYC Showcases New York City Visual Artists

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Anthony Papa

Hundreds of artists descended on Rush Arts Gallery in Chelsea to celebrate the opening of Curate NYC, a new online arts showcase and multi-venue juried exhibition for New York City visual artists.


Rebecca Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Taylor

Could one spend six straight hours on Twitter having meaningful, provocative discussions about art with perfect strangers? Seems improbable, if not im...

ART FESTIVALS: Frieze Curator Sarah McCrory On This Year's Festival

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Courtesy of Sarah McCrory is as busy as ever these days. The London-based curator is in charge of Frieze Projects, the program of artis...

WORLD ART: Art That's as Hot as Haiti

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carine Fabius

Got to find joy wherever you can, and the beach is a good place to start. Next stop is the art. I've been tapped by the Haitian Cultural Foundation to curate a major traveling exhibition of Haitian art.