Museum Curators Adding Prestige to Gallery Shows

June 23rd, 2015

In the Studio at Gagosian, curated by John Elderfield, via NYTThe once rigid boundaries between commercial galleries and museum exhibitors are quickly diminishing today, The New York Times notes, as top galleries turn towards high profile museum curators to create historically and culturally resonant shows.  “I think galleries do it for prestige,” says John Elderfield, a former MoMA curator who has done independent work for Gagosian.  “It burnishes their image.  Of course, when one gallery does it, another one wants to do it.”

 

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