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Interview with Gamaliel Rodríguez
Interview with Gamaliel Rodríguez

“I often see progress as retrogression.”
Puerto Rican artist Gamaliel Rodríguez (1977, Bayamon) has from the very beginning achieved a particularly recognizable style. His eerie and intriguing work deals with concepts like memory, history and vigilance and is rather “un-Caribbean” in style.

BY PACO BARRAGÁN
Paco Barragán - Puerto Rico is a small island with [...]

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Who Cares? 16 Essays on Curating in Asia
Who Cares? 16 Essays on Curating in Asia

Who Cares? 16 Essays on Curating in Asia. Edited by Álvaro Rodríguez Fominaya and Michael Lee. Hong Kong: Para/Site Art Space with Studio Bibliothèque and seed | projects, 2010. 187 pages. ISBN 9789889896393
By Irina Leyva-Pérez
This book opens the forum with a simple yet intriguing question: Is it different to curate an exhibition in [...]

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Henry Eric: Myth and History in the Perception of the Mundane
Henry Eric: Myth and History in the Perception of the Mundane

By Dannys Montes de Oca Moreda
The concept of “the sacred” has traditionally been connected to religion, the liturgical and the world of the supernatural and, by extension, to everything that “transcends” due to its closeness to the sublime, the consecrated, the venerable or the canonical. It is also connected to that which is [...]

Interview with Carolee Schneemann
Interview with Carolee Schneemann

“I began to motorize paintings in my constructions because men hadn’t done that.”
I’ve had this interview on my mind now for several years, and to be able to conduct it at this time is opportune, especially nowadays, with the way that history seems to be repeating itself. Caroline Schneemann’s work is relevant to [...]

In conversation with Carl Ostendarp
In conversation with Carl Ostendarp

Carl Ostendarp entered undergraduate study at Boston University in the twilight of the Phillip Guston era. He went on to Yale as part of a cohort group whose work gave a shot of adrenaline to 1990’s painting. He is an associate professor and graduate director at Cornell University who has had over 33 [...]

Push to Flush. Things You Probably Don´t Know About Picasso´s Guernica
Push to Flush. Things You Probably Don´t Know About Picasso´s Guernica

By Paco Barragán
Many believe Picasso’s Guernica is the most important artwork in the history of art. Why? To put it in Alfred H. Barr Jr.’s words: “What makes a great art work really great is always a mystery.”
Guernica was exhibited for 11 years at the Casón del Buen Retiro, an annex of the [...]

Perspective. A Conversation with Anton Ginzburg
Perspective. A Conversation with Anton Ginzburg

By Stephen Knudsen

Anton Ginzburg is a New York-based artist and filmmaker. Born in 1974 in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Ginzburg received a classical arts education before immigrating to the United States in 1990. His art has been shown at the 54th Venice Biennale, Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston, Palais de [...]

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Interview with Franklin Sirmans
Interview with Franklin Sirmans

“We believe in the space of the museum, as this is the place where people come together and get educated and entertained at the same time.”
As with most curators, Franklin Sirmans started as an arts writer for magazines, in his case Flash Art and Artnews. Before being appointed department head and curator of [...]

I Like the Direct Experience of Documentation: A Conversation with Artie Vierkant and Parker Ito
I Like the Direct Experience of Documentation: A Conversation with Artie Vierkant and Parker Ito

“With more and more media readily available through this unruly archive, the task becomes one of packaging, producing, reframing, and distributing; a mode of production analogous not to the creation of material goods, but to the production of social contexts, using existing material. What a time you chose to be born!”—Seth Price wrote [...]

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DIANE MULLIN
DIANE MULLIN

Diane Mullin is senior curator at the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota.  She earned her PhD in Art History from Washington University in St. Louis. Mullin was director of Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery (2002-2004) where she ran the MCAD/McKnight and MCAD/Jerome fellowship programs. Her exhibitions include “Paul [...]

CARLA ACEVEDO-YATES
CARLA ACEVEDO-YATES

Carla Acevedo-Yates is a curator, researcher, and art critic. She earned an M.A. in Curatorial Studies and Contemporary Art at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College where she was awarded with the Ramapo Curatorial Prize. Previously she earned a B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Cultures from Barnard College, Columbia [...]

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