Curation

New Instagram feature could allow users to ‘curate’ their grid—but the art world is not so sure (even the curators...)

Social media site may allow users to reorder the images they post, but does it mess with the whole idea of Instagram?

Wanted: £48k curator to shake up British Museum's permanent displays and ‘give greater prominence to Africa’

London institution is advertising two new job roles to help deliver a radical curatorial initiative known as 'Reimagining the British Museum'

Old Masters meet Brutalism: inside Frick Madison in New York

Plus, the story of a notorious forger and artist Collier Schorr on August Sander

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Vincent Noce. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall

Wanted—curator of the British Pavilion at Venice Biennale (who will work for £12,500)

Hong Kong-based data analytics chief Shane Akeroyd will sponsor the associate curator post for a ten-year period

How to organise a biennial in the Covid era

Bangkok Art Biennale director on grappling with coronavirus constraints and displaying "sensitive" works

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer turns curator for Dusseldorf museum

Exhibition will recall the “intense and wonderful” 1990s fashion scene with photographs by Juergen Teller, Corinne Day and Karl Lagerfeld

DIY curating: UK galleries mount virtual shows on lockdown using new digital tool

Art UK's Curations initiative enables “anyone anywhere with internet access” to create an exhibition using the national image database

The show must go on: what American curators are up to in isolation

How have curators been filling their time while their museums remain closed? Creatively, it turns out

How museums are stepping up exhibition design

A wave of innovative exhibition design has graced our museums in recent years. What are the keys to holding the viewer’s gaze?

Come on in, make yourself at home at the V&A

Elmgreen & Dragset install a house at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Praise for Tate Britain rehang

The move from a thematic hang to a chronological one has been celebrated by critics

Booksarchive

Books: How Warburg helped to invent the exhibition—and the curator

The art historian’s collected writings include an illuminating essay drawn from his dazzling, lengthy lectures

The big hole in Britain’s National Gallery: Bring back the Victorians

The omission of paintings by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood could be rectified by judicious loans

Tate Britain opts for chronological hang with refurbishment project progressing

The galleries are set to reopen in May after funding goals were reached

Interview with Elmgreen & Dragset on staging their newest work: “Actors are playing us, but we might interfere”

The artists on splitting up but staying together and why they are putting their lives on stage

No, not Madonna the singer in the V&A's new Medieval and Renaissance galleries

How the Victoria & Albert Museum’s new Medieval and Renaissance galleries have dealt with our ignorance of Christianity

Opinionarchive

Saving the ephemeral art gallery: The director of Tate Liverpool on preserving institutional history

'History is unpredictable, and we cannot know which obscure artist or minor exhibition may once be regarded as a groundbreaking historical event'

Art marketarchive

The Art Newspaper discusses the fine line between curating and promoting

It is almost impossible for a museum to mount a contemporary exhibition without the involvement of the artist's dealer

Director of German contemporary art museum explores his “Carte Blanche” approach to private collectors

“What is often described as the ‘undue’ influence of collectors and dealers is less of a threat than the noticeable tendency for these parties to lose interest in public institutions”

V&A opens its £5.4m Islamic gallery

The new display is entirely funded by the Jameel family of Saudi Arabia

New acquisitions go on view at Tate

Tate Modern's first rehang includes Marlene Dumas

Museumsarchive

MoMA reveals restock of its contemporary galleries in yearly rehang

Around 50 new works are on view, including 16 examples never before seen at the museum

Art Baselarchive

New strategy for Art Basel includes the selection of thematically linked works by dealers

Curation will be promoted over serendipitous choices by Art Cabinet, a scheme debuting at Art Basel/Miami Beach

Interviewarchive

Interview with museum director and curator Udo Kittelman: “The curator should never be more important than the artist”

The new director of Frankfurt’s Museum of Modern Art is self taught (he trained as an optician), curator of the German pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, and passionately involved in contemporary art

"The AAM guide to provenance research" by Nancy Yeide, Konstantin Akinsha and Amy Walsh

A guide on how to best investigate provenance with specific emphasis on the specialist problems of the Holocaust-era, solvable using provenance research

Okwui Enwezor's curation examines the effects of post-colonialism on Africa’s artistic output

“The short century: liberation and independence in Africa 1945-94”, creates a “critical biography of Africa”