Catherine Taft

Catherine Taft

Program

CCL Class of 2021

Institution

LAXART

Title

Curator and Deputy Director

Institution at time of Fellowship

LAXART

Catherine Taft is the curator and deputy director of LAXART,a non-profit exhibition space in Los Angeles. Previously, she was assistant curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she co-organized the inaugural show of its new building, “America is Hard to See” (2015) and curatorial associate in the department of architecture and contemporary art at the Getty Research Institute where she helped produce the exhibitions “Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950–1970” (2011) and “California Video” (2008). Her essays specializing in experimental film and video, critical theory, and modern and contemporary art have appeared in such publications as Artforum, Art Review, Modern Painters, and in exhibition catalogues and monographs on artists including Carroll Dunham, Elliot Hundley, Yayoi Kusama, and Suzanne Lacy. At LAXART, she has organized exhibitions featuring new work by Hilton Als, Josh Kline, Raphael Montanez Ortiz, and Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, among others. She is currently working on a major exhibition of ecofeminist art for which she received a research fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

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