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HELEN MOLESWORTH READS ONE DAY AT A TIME

“When I sat in Manny’s lecture hall [in the fall/winter quarter of 1988], I had no inkling of what a curator even did… “And my current understanding of its operations, demanding a constant oscillation between the big picture and the details—the big picture being the institution of the museum and its central role in the […]

HELEN MOLESWORTH AND JONATHAN LETHEM IN CONVERSATION

“I try to take the long view. I think that every epoch has had its fantastical producers. I’m really interested in Manny Farber right now. He had two classifications for art: white elephant art—this huge thing, Stella, Koons, Canova, Cabanel—and termite art: Manet, Moyra Davey. “I try to be sanguine about that quality of what’s […]

ANNI ALBERS

The Anni Albers exhibition at the Tate Modern opening this week—the first comprehensive show devoted to her textile work in the United Kingdom—is complemented by ANNI ALBERS—CONNECTIONS: PRINTS, 1963–1984 at the Alan Cristea Gallery. ANNI ALBERS—CONNECTIONS: PRINTS, 1963–1984 Through November 10. Alan Cristea Gallery, 43 Pall Mall, London. ANNI ALBERS October 10 through January 27. […]

HELEN MOLESWORTH AT UCLA

Helen Molesworth will be teaching a class at UCLA this fall. Last month she gave the commencement address at the university’s School of the Arts and Architecture: “Thank you. Thank you, Dean [Brett] Steele, for the invitation to speak today to the UCLA faculty and staff, to the families and friends of the students gathered […]