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A Brief History of Curating
Hans Ulrich Obrist [see all titles]
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Hans Ulrich Obrist A Brief History of Curating
Texts by Daniel Birnbaum, Christophe Cherix, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Published with JRP|Ringier.
published in 2009
English edition
15 x 21 cm (softcover)
246 pages
ISBN: 978-2-84066-287-7 / 978-3-905829-55-6
EAN: 9783905829556
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11 interviews with curatorial pioneers.
This bestseller publication is dedicated to pioneering curators and presents a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist: Anne d'Harnoncourt, Werner Hofmann, Jean Leering, Franz Meyer, Seth Siegelaub, Walter Zanini, Johannes Cladders, Lucy Lippard, Walter Hopps, Pontus Hulten, and Harald Szeemann are thus gathered in this volume.
The contributions map the development of the curatorial field, from early independent curating in the 1960s and 1970s and the experimental institutional programs developed in Europe and in the USA at this time, through Documenta and the development of biennales.
Eighth edition.

See also Hans Ulrich Obrist: A Brief History of New Music.
Curator and critic Hans Ulrich Obrist (born 1968 in Zurich, lives and works in London) is considered one of the most influential figure in the art world. He joined the Serpentine Gallery (London) as Co-Director of International Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects in 2006.