Questions of Practice: Curator Paul Schimmel on Curating and Theater

Questions of Practice: Curator Paul Schimmel on Curating and Theater

Paul Schimmel on curating and theater. Filmed at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage by Jorge Cousineau.

With the expansion of spectacle-driven biennials, issues of staging, sequencing, and audience choreography are now at the forefront of curatorial discourse. Paul Schimmel, who for decades presided over the curatorial department at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, responds to the question: “Do you think exhibition-making bears any resemblance to theater directing?”

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