POWER TALKS / Ralph Rugoff: Learning from Exhibitions
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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.