"What Makes a Museum Contemporary? Rethinking the Role of the Permanent Collection"

March 2011, The New Museum, NY

Presentation at this New Museum Symposium, focusing on the Vanabbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL & the Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain, arguing that their approach to history, rather than emphasis on new works, makes them institutional models for curating that engages the experiences of contemporaneity.  

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