How to “Hangout” with Contemporary Art Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist

Gilbert & George and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Take Me I'm Yours, Serpentine Gallery, London, 1995

Gilbert & George and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Take Me (I’m Yours), Serpentine Gallery, London, 1995

When curator Hans Ulrich Obrist was 23, he organized an exhibition of contemporary art in his kitchen. A few years later, he teamed up with artist Christian Boltanksi to bring together works by 12 artists that explored concepts of value and participation in the arts in an exhibition called Take Me (I’m Yours) at the Serpentine Gallery in London. All works in the exhibition would be available for visitors to take home, so they could in effect curate an exhibition in their own kitchens.

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Farewell, Jewish Museum Summer Interns

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A group photo of the Jewish Museum’s summer 2016 interns at the New York Botanical Gardens

 

The Jewish Museum’s internship program was established more than 20 years ago, according to Toni Skiba, Senior Manager of Human Resources. The program offers hands-on experience that gives undergraduates, graduate students, and beginning professionals the opportunity to understand the day-to-day operations of one of New York City’s leading museums of art and culture.

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