On behalf of Independent Curator’s International (ICI), Nancy Spector, deputy director and chief curator of the Guggenheim Foundation, has made her choice for winner of the Independent Vision Curator Award: Eva Barois De Caevel, a Paris-based independent curator, assistant curator of Raw Materials in Dakar, and co-founder of Cartel de Kunst, an international emerging-curator collective. “Eva Barois De Caevel’s unflinching curatorial practice tackles some of today’s most urgent issues, including sexuality and human rights, in a postcolonial world,” Spector explained in a press release. The award, which includes a $3,000 stipend, will be presented to De Caevel on November 17 at ICI’s annual benefit auction.
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Nancy Spector, formerly merely the Deputy Director and Chief Curator of New York City’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, has added a few syllables to her job title thanks to Jennifer Stockman, the president of the museum’s board of trustees, and her husband David Stockman, who have endowed the position; now, Spector is the Guggenheim’s first ever Jennifer and David Stockman Chief Curator, the museum’s director Richard Armstrong announced last night. (more…)
This morning the Guggenheim announced that it had promoted Jeffrey Weiss — an art historian and, since 2010, the curator of the Gugg’s Panza Collection of Minimalist and Conceptual art — to the position of senior curator. He will begin his new job on June 1st, while continuing to curate the Panza Collection. He’s currently working with On Kawara on a major retrospective of the artist’s work to take place at the Guggenheim in 2015. (more…)