Nancy Spector is Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. A preeminent authority on contemporary visual culture, she has organized exhibitions and written extensively on conceptual photography, Matthew Barney’s Cremaster cycle, and on artists such as Joseph Beuys, Tino Sehgal, and Richard Prince. Her exhibitions and publications include Moving Pictures (2003), Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated) (2004), and theanyspacewhatever (2008). Spector was Adjunct Curator of the 1997 Venice Biennale and co-organizer of the first Berlin Biennial in 1998. In 2007 she was the U.S. Commissioner for the Venice Biennale, where she presented an exhibition of work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Under the auspices of the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, she has initiated special commissions by Andreas Slominski, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Lawrence Weiner. Spector is a recipient of the Peter Norton Family Foundation Curators Award.
EVA BAROIS DE CAEVEL IS THE 2014 INDEPENDENT VISION CURATORIAL AWARD HONOREE
Nancy Spector, Deputy Director and Jennifer and David Stockman Chief Curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has selected Eva Barois De Caevel as the recipient of ICIs 2014 Independent Vision Curatorial Award. The Award will be presented by Nancy Spector at ICIs 2014 Annual Benefit & Auction taking place on November 17 at the […]read more »
The Critical Edge of Curating
Maurizio Cattelan, Novecento, 1997. Taxidermied horse, leather saddle, rope, and pulley, 201.2 x 271.3 x 68.6 cm. © Maurizio Cattelan. Photo: Paolo Pellion di Persano, courtesy the artist Co-organized by Nancy Spector, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, and curator of Maurizio Cattelan: All, and Kate Fowle, Executive Director, Independent Curators International (ICI). Curators from around […]read more »