MACP alumnus, Ikechukwu Casmir Onyewuenyi and Curatorial Assistant at the Hammer Museum, featured on

"10 YOUNG CURATORS FOR 2017" by Cultured Magazine "Ikechukwu Casmir Onyewuenyi: Curatorial Assistant, Hammer Museum How did working at the Kitchen change your practice? The Kitchen got me thinking about the legacy of a space and institution, and how one’s programming has to work to reinvent that history while honoring it. You have a background in psychology, how does that play into your job now? One of the more widely discussed connections between psychology and curating is in the studio visit. Artists and curators alike have quipped about how my work as a mental health therapist likely figures into how I approach conversations with artists. The ability to listen, ask open-ended and reflexi

MACP faculty member and Artistic Director of The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, Sara Reisman

"Visual AIDS collaborated with the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation to create an informative Pride Month exhibition" By Michael Valinsky "The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation is an important force in building stronger communities through artistic interventions in cities, public programming, and grantmaking initiatives for various organizations. For Pride Month, the foundation has collaborated with Visual AIDS, a non-profit arts organization that presents visual art projects and exhibitions that raise dialogue around supports artists living with HIV/AIDS. Claudia Maria Carrera and Adrian Geraldo Saldaña curated the multimedia group exhibition, entitled Voice = Survival, for Visual AIDS at t

Daniel Kunitz, MACP faculty member, writes on the weird and magical collections of artists for Artsy

"Inside the Weird and Magical Collections of Artists" by Daniel Kunitz "Spend enough time with artists and you’ll find that most are collectors of one sort or another. Jeff Koons, for example, famously indulges his appetite for Old Masters paintings and works from the 19th century. Others accumulate far less precious things: knickknacks, tchotchkes, even restaurant menus. Why? Koons has said that his collection serves as source material for his own output; in other words, art begets more art. But a better answer, one expansive enough to encompass even the most mundane tastes, is that things beget emotions. This April, a pop-up exhibition within Art Brussels 2017 explored this proposition.

MACP faculty-at-large and Director of Moderna Museet Stockholm, Daniel Birnbaum shares a summer read

"Summer Reading" by Artforum "DANIEL BIRNBAUM: Considering the innumerable studies on Marcel Duchamp, it may seem unlikely that we would need yet another examination of his early boxes containing cryptic notes, the exhibitions he staged for the Surrealist group, or the weird assemblage hiding behind a wooden door at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. And yet Elena Filipovic’s The Apparently Marginal Activities of Marcel Duchamp (MIT Press) sheds new light on all those ephemeral and elusive endeavors that we might recognize today as 'curatorial.' Through a wide range of seemingly peripheral activities, Duchamp created the organizational support and framing devices for his more material works

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