Curator Denise Markonish Speaks of Wonder

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm
The Depot Building
814 W. Broad St.

Denise Markonish is the curator at MASS MoCA where her exhibitions include: Lee Boroson: Plastic Fantastic, Teresita Fernández: As Above So Below, Mark Dion: The Octagon Room, Tom Philips and Johnny Carrera: Life’s Work; Oh, Canada the largest survey of contemporary Canadian art (accompanied by a 400-page catalogue co-published with MIT Press); Sanford Biggers: The Cartographer’s Conundrum, Michael Oatman: all utopias fell; Stephen Vitiello: All Those Vanished Engines, Nari Ward: Sub Mirage Lignum (catalogue); Petah Coyne: Everything That Rises Must Converge (catalogue: Yale University Press), Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: Gravity is a force to be reckoned with (catalogue: D.A.P); These Days: Elegies for Modern Times and Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape (catalogue: MIT Press. Markonish also co-edited with Susan Cross the book Sol LeWitt: 100 Views (Yale University Press). In addition to her curatorial work Markonish has taught at University of New Haven, Stonehill College and the Rhode Island School of Design. Markonish is currently working on a new project with Nick Cave for 2016.

Denise Markonish is the 2014 juror for 1708 Gallery’s InLight Richmond. InLight is Friday, November 21 from 7 pm to midnight at Monroe Park.



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