Noted Turkish Curator Dies of Cancer –

Fulya Erdemci, a leading curator of the Turkish art scene whose exhibitions had captured the minds of many, both within the country and outside it, has died. A representative for the Istanbul Biennial, where Erdemci served as director from 1994 to 2000, said that Erdemci died of cancer, but did not provide her age. “We … Read more

The Curator Archiving Gun Violence Through Art

In 2015, Susanne Slavick, an artist, curator, and professor of art at Carnegie Mellon University, organized Unloaded, a group show of over 22 artists. The purpose of the exhibition was to probe the culture of widespread access to guns and its consequences. Some of the works were explicit about their subject matter: Everest Pipkin’s “162 … Read more

The Cross-Border Work of the Rubin Center’s New Curator 

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, “Border Tuner” (2019), an interactive public art installation across the US-Mexico border (courtesy the Rubin Center for the Visual Arts at The University of Texas at El Paso) EL PASO — “It’s a dream,” said Laura August, Ph.D., about her newly appointed position as the inaugural curator of the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin … Read more

Meet 23-Year-Old Curator Daisy Sanchez:”I’m not a legend, I’m a rumor” –

I first came across Daisy Sanchez as a teenager when I followed her on Tumblr, where she posted art she had skimmed from online archives, along with pictures of her life in New York, dark musings on her past, and text-posts about artwork she loved. The way Sanchez communicated about art was ridden with a … Read more

Ghana Art Scene Q&A With Emerging Curator Essé Dabla-Attikpo –

In recent years, Ghana’s art scene has begun to thrive with artists like Amoako Boafo, Ibrahim Mahamaand El Anatsui gaining international recognition and high sales prices. . Essé Dabla-Attikpo, a Togolese-Beninese art consultant, cultural producer, and curator, has been at the center of Ghana’s burgeoning scene, working to meet the new international demand for contemporary … Read more

Public Art Fund Hires Allison Glenn as Senior Curator –

Public Art Fund, the New York–based arts organization that stages various public art installations across the city, has appointed Allison Glenn, one of the country’s leading curators, as senior curator. Glenn will start in her new role on May 16, replacing Daniel S. Palmer, who was named chief curator of the SCAD Museum of Art … Read more

Longtime Berkeley Art Museum Curator Dies –

Constance Lewallen, a longtime curator at California’s Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive who repeatedly advocated for the importance of Conceptual art in the Bay Area art scene, has died. “Connie was a treasured curator, colleague, and friend who will be dearly missed,” the museum wrote in an obituary posted to Instagram on Tuesday. … Read more

Curator Koyo Kouoh Delivered Keynote Address at Expo Chicago 2022 –

The Curatorial Forum at the 2022 edition of Expo Chicago began with a reminder and a call to action. “I think that in the last two and a half years, we’ve gotten a little sore,” Renaud Proch said in his opening remarks. The executive and artistic director of Independent Curators International, which helped organize the … Read more