This short book, by ‘Super Curator’ Hans Ulrich Obrist, features a series of interviews with curators he has deemed influential in shaping the art world as we know it today. The interview style is casual, and through reading it a sense of the curators’ identity is revealed.
This book helps young artists and curators to connect with esteemed curators of the past, and understand the challenges they themselves have faced in their time curating.
Collated in one book, A Brief History of Curating gives a deep a personal insight into the lives and achievement of some of the greatest curating minds of the last 50 years
- Ulrich Obrist, H. 2008. A Brief History of Curating. Manchester: Cornerhouse books. [Accessed 10/06/2013]
- Ulrich Obrist, H. 2008. The cover of a Brief History of Curating. [image online] Available at: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41WWeYPuFBL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_SX385_SY500_CR,0,0,385,500_SH20_OU02_.jpg [Accessed: 10/06/2013].