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Bice Curiger

Artistic Director of the 54th International Art Exhibition

A graduate of the University of Zurich, Bice Curiger is an art historian, critic and curator of exhibitions at an international level. Since 1993, she has been curator at the Zurich Kunsthaus, one of the most important museums in the world for modern and contemporary art as well as for its collection of 500 years old artworks and which has for years implemented a major exhibitions programme of international significance.

Bice Curiger is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Parkett, one of the most authoritative and innovative contemporary art magazines in the world, published in Zurich and New York since 1984. Since 2004, she has been publishing director of the Tate etc magazine produced by London’s Tate Gallery.

She is the author of a number of publications on contemporary art, among which The Collected Writings (Lindinger+Schmid, Regensburg / Germany 2002), Looks and tenebrae (Peter Blum Editions, New York and Zurich, 1983), and a monograph on Meret Oppenheim, Spuren durchstandener Freiheit (ABC Publisher, Zurich, 1982, English translation 1990, MIT Press, Boston).

(From a press release, 22 October 2010.
© Photo: Venice Biennial)

Venice Biennale 2011

54th International Art Exhibition
4 June - 27 November 2011

ILLUMInazioni – ILLUMInations

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