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Power Talks
28 – 30 October

For the sixth year running, Power Talks presents influential art-world figures speaking in the context of the Art Toronto 2011 fair.

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.

Power Talks tickets can be purchased in advance from the Harbourfront Centre Box Office at 416.973.4000.

POWER TALKS / Ralph Rugoff: Learning from Exhibitions

FREE admission to Power Talks:included with daily Art Toronto admission. Power Talks tickets:$8 Members of The Power Plant, $10 Non-Members, per event.

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.

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