The Power Plant

Ralph Rugoff: Learning from Exhibitions

Sat Oct 29 2011

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

$8 Members
$10 Non-Members (per event)

Room 204, Metro Toronto Convention Centre (entrance off Front Street West)

Ralph Rugoff is Director of the Hayward Gallery in London. As a curator he has organized numerous exhibitions including The Painting of Modern Life (2007), Psycho Buildings: Artists Take on Architecture (2008) and Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting (2009). While Director of CCA Wattis in San Francisco from 2000–2006, Rugoff curated such exhibitions as A Brief History of Invisible Art (2005) and Amateurs (2008) and was founding chair of the California College of the Arts’ Curatorial Practice Program. He has edited and/or contributed essays to books on artists such as Luc Tuymans, Mike Kelley, David Hammons, Roni Horn, Paul McCarthy, and Raymond Pettibon. In 2006, he was awarded the Ordway Prize for achievement in curating and criticism. Rugoff’s talk will consider his recent curatorial projects and a larger Hayward Gallery program dealing with aspects of the everyday.

Photo: Ralph Rugoff by Morley von Sternberg

Free admission to Power Talks is included with daily Art Toronto admission.

Doors open 15 minutes before the start of each lecture and seating is limited. Art Toronto ticket holders will receive Free access to The Power Plant during the fair.

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Power Talks: Ralph Rugoff on Vimeo