Carlos Basualdo

Carlos Basualdo

Program

CCL Class of 2013

Institution

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Title

Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art

Institution at time of Fellowship

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Mentors

Richard Armstrong, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Michael Govan, Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA

Carlos Basualdo is the Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where he oversees the Museum's Department of Contemporary Art. In 2006, he initiated two exhibition series at the Museum called “Notations” and “Live Cinema,” both of which are devoted to the permanent collection and video. He was the lead organizer of “Bruce Nauman: Topological Gardens” that represented the United States at the 2007 Venice Biennale, where it was awarded the Golden Lion for Best National Participation. In 2010 he organized a survey exhibition of the work of the Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, a collaboration between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and MAXXI (Museo nazionale delle arti del secolo XXI), where it traveled in the spring of 2011. Most recently, he organized “Dancing Around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg and Duchamp,” which opened in Philadelphia in October of 2012 and is currently on display at the Barbican Gallery until June 9th.

He has was part of the curatorial teams for Documenta11, the 50th Venice Biennale and conceived and curated “Tropicalia: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture,” which traveled from the MCA Chicago to the Barbican Gallery in London (2004/2005) as well as the Bronx Museum in New York and the Museu de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro (2006/2007). From 2010 until 2013 he worked as Curator at Large at MAXXI Arte, in Rome, Italy. 

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History - Class of 2013

2012-10-25

CCL Announces Class of 2013

Program Expands with International Participants New York, October 25, 2012 – The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is proud to announce the selection of its sixth class of Fellows. The Class of 2013 will comprise ten outstanding curators who begin their training in New York in January.  Carlos Basualdo, Keith L. and Katherine Sachs ... Read More >

Core Advancement

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Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) Named Deputy Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts

Congratulations to Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) who has been named Deputy Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts!  Dolkart has served as the director of the Addison Gallery of American Art at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts since 2014. Prior to joining the Addison Gallery, Dolkart was the deputy director of ... Read More >

Judith Dolkart during CCL

2015-02-22

Alumni in the News | Judith Dolkart Dives in as Director of Addison Gallery

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