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Magazine

25 February 2009
…y la exposición

Martí Manen

Siguiendo con el post de Aimar Arriola sobre la historiografía del comisariado, resulta interesante ver como Phaidon (en su afán para redactar toda historia posible) ha publicado “Salon to Biennial”, un compendio de exposiciones que busca ser algo así como la biblia de un formato (después de algunas décadas de discusión, y otras publicaciones, sobre el tema).

Si pensamos en el cine y su división en géneros, así como en su historiografía, la “historia de la exposición” lleva algunos años de retraso en la definición de qué es qué en la exposición. Todo consumidor de cine reconoce al instante una película de terror, de acción y hasta de “cine independiente”. Seguramente con las exposiciones la cosa aún no está tan clara…. ¿tendrá algo que ver la industria?

Exhibition curator and art critic. Yes, after Judith Butler it is possible to be several things at once. He thinks that questions are important and that, sometimes, to ask means to point out.

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