How To Make It: 10 Rules For Success From Art Curators Image via Jens Hoffman / Requested Credit

Jens Hoffmann

The Jewish Museum

Rule: Have a vision.

"One needs to know what one wants to say as a curator, to whom one is talking and why. Vision is essential. It sounds basic, but I have met younger people who aspire to be curators and who think curating is about displaying a few objects that look nice together in a space. Ideally the vision is bigger than just one exhibition, it is a larger and more complex undertaking that stretches over an entire career and creates curatorial focus and consistency."

Recent Projects:

Paul McCarthy’s "WS" at Park Avenue Armory
"Jack Goldstein x 10,000" at The Jewish Museum
"For All the World to See," recently at the ICP
The 5th Auckland Triennial
"David Bowie is" at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Website / @TheJewishMuseum

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