What do shopping lists, menus, closets, and artworks have in common? Not much, but recently people think you can “curate” all these things. Curating is a buzzword that confuses some people because the word can be taken out of its original context and applied awkwardly to describe collections at best, but even more simply lists … Continue reading Thoughts on the Curatorial Voice
Have you ever seen someone skin a rabbit? I watched the artist Christine M. Babic remove the fur from a rabbit carcass as part of an art performance and it inspired me to rethink an exhibition that I was working on about John James Audubon. As the Haub Curator of Western Art at Tacoma Art … Continue reading The Tail of the Tale: The Origin of The Naturalist & The Trickster: Audubon/RYAN!