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Mary Jane Jacob

Mary Jane Jacob is a curator and writer who has pioneered public, site-specific, and socially engaged art in the US. In little more than a decade, she has published numerous anthologies, spanning from Buddha Mind in Contemporary Art to the Chicago Social Practice History Series. Her new book, Dewey for Artists, will be forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press in 2018. Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Jacob also directs the School’s Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice.

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Curator’s Perspective: Mary Jane Jacob

Image: Taikkun Li. Curator’s Perspective: Mary Jane Jacob Thursday, October 12, 2017 7–8:30pm Brooklyn Museum Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art | The Forum (4th Floor) 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238 FREE with museum admission As part of ICI’s Curator’s Perspective—an itinerant public discussion series featuring national and international curators—Mary Jane Jacob (curator, […]

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Thinking Contemporary Curating

Touring Lecture Series: Terry Smith in Conversation with Boris Groys, Global Distinguished Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, NYU Wednesday, October 22, 2013 ICI Curatorial Hub Closed-door session Past Events: Book Launch & Reading with Terry Smith Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 7–9pm New York University Department of Art History 300 Silver Center, 3rd floor 100 […]

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TCC: Terry Smith in Conversation with Mary Jane Jacob

Terry Smith in Conversation with Mary Jane Jacob Sunday, November 18, 2012 1pm The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 This is the fourth in a series of conversations with Terry Smith and prominent curators, during which they will discuss his new publication, Thinking Contemporary Curating and other relevant […]

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