(Curating) From A to Z offers a summary of the development of curatorial practice over the last two decades seen through the eyes of curator Jens Hoffmann. In this publication each letter of the alphabet evokes a particular word related to the world of exhibition making: From A (as in Artist) and B (as in Biennial) to R (as in Retrospective) and W (as in White Cube).Employing a diarist style, the curator presents his personal curatorial alphabet with a similar transparency and the same idiosyncratic character revealed in many of his exhibitions.
As perhaps the preeminent international feminist director and curator of her generation, Catherine de Zegher has made some of the most significant exhibitions of women artists of the past 25 years, most famously the groundbreaking and seminal exhibition Inside the Visible (1996). This publication gathers together some of the key essays de Zegher has written on women artists over the past 20 years.
Renowned art historian Hamid Keshmirshekan explores contemporary art in Iran and considers the relationship between its cultural past, modernism, and the issue of contemporaneity with regard to cultural specificity.