Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev: Entanglement

Department of Art Fall 2010 Lecture Series

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is a writer and curator based in Rome, Turin, and New York City. She has written extensively on the 1960s Arte Povera movement and is interested in the relationships between historical avant-gardes and contemporary art. She is currently chief curator at the Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art in Italy and has been named artistic director of dOCUMENTA 13, a preeminent exhibition of modern and contemporary art. dOCUMENTA 13 will take place in Kassel, Germany during the summer of 2012. Previously she was an independent curator in Europe; senior curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City; and artistic director of the 2008 Sydney Biennale. At P.S.1 she cocurated Greater New York, a collaboration with New York’s Museum of Modern Art that documented the emergence of a new generation of artists in the city.

Cosponsored by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art and the Department of History of Art, Society for the Humanities, and the Institute for Comparative Modernities.
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