16 Female Curators Shaking Things Up In 2016
Curators; who help build collections, organize events and exhibits, discover new art and more; help shape the art world--and many influential curators are women. Artnet News brings us 16 women curators to watch in 2016. Check out an excerpt and the list below, and read the full article at the link. There's no shortage of female curators making their mark on the art world.
Here's a small sample of just a few women to keep your eye on this year, as we look forward to exhibitions such as "Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible" at the new Met Breuer in New York, the Beatriz Santiago Muñoz show at the New Museum, "Women of Abstract Expressionism" at the Denver Art Museum, and more.
1. Kelly Baum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Baum has become a key player as the museum prepares to unveil the new Met Breuer space (aka, the old Whitney Museum), curating "Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible" with her predecessor, Nicholas Cullinan, and the Met's European painting curator, Andrea Bayer. Baum comes to New York from Princeton University Art Museum, where she was the curator of modern and contemporary art.
The 16 female curators profiled are:
2. Johanna Burton, New Museum, New York
3. Kalia Brooks, independent curator, New York
4. Gwen Chanzit, Denver Art Museum, Denver
5. Federica Chiocchetti, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
9. Clara M. Kim, the Tate Modern, London
11. Christine Macel, Centre Pompidou, Paris
12. Piper Marshall, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
13. Ceci Moss, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
14. Selene Preciado, the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles
15. Lauren Ross, Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Contemporary Art, Richmond, Virginia
16. Jennifer Scanlan, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City
Read about each curator in detail in the full article on Artnet.