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|Curator Carlos Basualdo Gives Public Lecture|
|Date||Wednesday January 31|
|Time||7:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
Spring 2007 Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series
7:30pm, free and open to the public
Centering on the question of how art can continually position itself within our geopolitical situation, the idea of public sphere becomes quintessential to creative activity. The spring program of public lectures by visiting artists and scholars at SFAI will investigate the key art world and societal debates of our current moment.
Wednesday, January 31
“A Spectacular Time? A New Temporality for Museums and Exhibitions of Their Permanent Collections”
Carlos Basualdo is the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and an Adjunct Professor at the IUAV University in Venice, Italy. He served as a member of the 2002 curatorial team of Documenta 11 in Kassel, was the Director of the International Program at Apex Art Curatorial Program in New York City, and was a co-founder (with Hans Ulrich Obrist) of the Union of the Imaginary, an online forum for the discussion of issues pertaining to curatorial practice. He is a regular contributor to Artforum and Artnexus and a member of the editorial board of Atlántica and ARCO Noticias. Basualdo curated Tropicalia: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture recently on view at the Bronx Museum, New York.