Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Caroline's readings for Weds Nov 7th and Mon Nov 19th

Caroline's readings for Weds Nov 7th and Mon Nov 19th.

Steinglass, Matt, Camera Trouble: Western anthropologists accuse photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher of romanticizing traditional Africa in their acclaimed work. But what do Africans say? Boston Globe, 29 Sept 2002: D1
Morris, Errol, The Most Curious Thing, morris.blogs.nytimes.com/ May 19, 2008

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Sample paper outline

My discusson section asked me to post a sample paper outline that we discussed in class. This is only one way to approach the paper and is not intended as a template for everyone. This is just one of many ways to structure the paper. Please create your own outline for the paper based on your chosen curator and exhibition.

1st page  introduction/ Philosophy/ mission / type of the gallery / curator's role
2nd page Based on information from the interview discuss this show, how artists were selected. How did the curator research the artists, find the artists, How did curator make decisions on cost, shipping, size? Themes of show.
3rd page Based on interview What drew the curator to the artists? How did the curator work with them? Did the curator make a catalogue? How did the curator publicize the show? Artists rights/ %of sales. Gallery rights/% of sales. Logistics of the show. other issues that come up in your interview. ( make a long list of questions)
4th page. Describe the show ( max one page)
5th page How the show relates to the architecture/ hanging issues/ Curators final thoughts on curating /discussion of audience/ reception by the public, the press the exhibition received. Conclusion


Caroline's readings Oct 24th and Oct 29th

Caroline's readings Oct 24th and Oct 29th

Chrissie Iles, Ulay / Abramovic: Performances 1976-1988, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, March 1997
Thomas McEvilley, Performing the Present Tense, Art in America, April 2003
Roselee Goldberg, Performance Anxiety, Art Forum,
Jorg Heiser, Do It Again, interview with Marina Abramovic and Monica Bonicini, Freize, October 2005
Kino, Carol, A Rebel Form Gains Favor. Fights Ensue. The New York Times, March 14, 2010
Marina Abramovic, Seven Easy Pieces, Guggenheim Museum press release, http:// past exhibitions.guggenheim.org/abramovic/index.html

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Greg Oct. 22: Our Bodies Ourselves

For Greg’s discussion group of Oct. 22, we’ll be talking about:

= Rania Matar's “Girls In Between—Portraits of Identity” exhibit is at the Photographic Resource Center, through Nov. 3, 2012. Explore her “A Girl and Her Room” series here:

= “Girl’s life” by Greg Cook, Boston Phoenix, Oct. 2, 2012.

= Rachel Herrick’s "Museum for Obeast Conservation Studies." Explore her website (obeasts.org) and read Daniel Kany’s 2011 review.

= Ivonne Thein’s “Thirty-Two Kilos” photos at: ivonnethein.com

= Review of Ivonne Thein’s photos ‘Thirty-Two Kilos” at the Goethe-Institut in Washington by Rachel Beckman, Washington Post, 2009.

Pictured at top: Rania Matar, "Siena, Brookline MA," 2009.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Caroline's readings Weds Oct 17th and Mon Oct 22

Caroline's Readings Weds Oct 17 and Mon Oct 22

Vogel, Carol, Painting Rebooted, The New York Times, Sept. 30, 2012
Schjeldahl, Peter, All Stripes, The New Yorker, Sept 17, 2012
Rosenberg, Karen, Gerhard Richter: Painting 2012, The New York Times, Sept 20, 2012
Robb, Peter, Candid camera,The Guardian, Fri Oct 19, 2001
Miall and Tchalenko, A Painter's Eye Movements, Leonardo, Vol 34, No1.2001

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Reminder.Week of Oct 15th 1pg of interview due

Week of Oct 15th
Submit one page typed transcript of your interview. This should be an excerpt from your interview.

Caroline's readings for Weds Oct 10th and Mon Oct15th

Caroline's readings for Weds Oct 10th and Mon Oct 15th

Resolutions: Task Force on the Use of Human and Animal Subjects in Art, CAA, http:www.collegeart.org/resolutions/humanandanimalsubjects
Rothstein, Edward, The Beasts Without and Within, The New York Times, March 2, 2012
Knight, Christopher, What rose up out of the Mudman, Los Angeles Times, March 30, 2007
Williams, Gregory, Where the Wild Things Are: An Interview with Steve Baker, Cabinet, Issue 4 Fall 2001
Kac, Eduardo, GFP Bunny, http://www.ekac.org/gfpbunny.html
Ryzik, Melina, Heads, Yes.Tails,No, The New York Times, July 26 2012.