Anthony Huberman is the director of The Wattis Institute in San Francisco and the founder of The Artist’s Institute in New York. His book, Today, we should be thinking about Robert Filliou, Jo Baer, Jimmie Durham, Rosemarie Trockel, Haim Steinbach, and Thomas Bayrle will be published by Koenig Books and Hunter College later this year.
A curator and writer based in San Francisco, where she is Curator and Head of Programs at the CCA Wattis Institute. Nguyen was formerly Director/Curator of Artspeak from 2011-2016. Her writing has appeared in exhibition catalogues and periodicals nationally and internationally, with recent texts in catalogues published by Pied-à-Terre (San Francisco), Gluck 50/Mousse (Milan), and the Herning Museum of Art (Denmark). Nguyen is the recipient of the 2015 Hnatyshyn Foundation Award for Emerging Curators in Contemporary Canadian Art and the 2016 Joan Lowndes Award from the Canada Council for the Arts for excellence in critical and curatorial writing.
HAVE YOU HEARD THE ONE ABOUT THE COW, THE FRENCHMAN, AND THE BOTTLE OF BUDWEISER?
April 8, 2015
Some thoughts about wall texts, press releases, exhibition brochures, catalogues, and other modes of address—aka: how an art institution expresses itself.