Curators for iconic museums on the Upper East Side and fledgling galleries in Brooklyn do more than hang paintings: These specialists define the viewing experience of art; through curators, narratives are formed, experiences take shape.
And perhaps no one (besides artists themselves) possesses more knowledge of works of art than the curator who displays them, so who better to lead WNET’s SundayArts program through various exhibitions and collections in New York City?
If you’re in the New York area, download the free ‘THIRTEEN Arts’ app for smartphones, which features an interactive map of nearby cultural events and exhibitions, as well as an events calendar and video previews.
Contemporary African art at the Museum of Arts and Design
Paula Zahn speaks with Lowery Stokes Sims, the Charles Broadman International Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design about an exhibition exploring the broad spectrum of contemporary African art, design and craft.