Vocations from the Vision to the Gallery

I always perk up when I see the word “vocation” in an unexpected place, and it popped up in the New York Times recently, in a piece about what an art curator does. So if you’ve ever been interested in that question, read on:

How did you decide to become a curator?

I loved art, but early on I realized that I wasn’t very good at making it. But when I took an art history course during my sophomore year at Cornell University, I began to think about how exhibits came together. That prompted me to volunteer at the nearby Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, in its prints and drawings department, where I worked on conserving print materials.

Read the rest here.

Does Place Really Matter?
Just Slap Something On It
Your Work Is Not as Important as You Want It To Be
Your Labor is a Work of Art

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