Archive for the curating Tag

Exhibitions on Curating: AMAPGTSA in Montreal

As much as possible given the time and space allotted is an exhibition at the Leornard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery at Concordia Unviersity in Montreal. It was curated by Rebecca Duclos and David K. Ross, who VoCA featured as an artist to watch from the Quebec Triennale last year. As much as possible given the time and space allotted,
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On Curatorship (and the artist Peter Callesen)

In his (VoCA recommended) book Art Power, Boris Groys argues for the emergence of the curator as an important figure in art today. Noting that originally, art became art through decisions made by museum curators rather than artists, he goes on to say “Sacred objects were once devalued to produce art; today, in contrast, profane objects are valorized to become
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