Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Paul Schimmel teams up with Hauser & Wirth

Paul Schimmel, the former chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles whose departure from the financially-troubled museum added to its woes, has teamed up with Hauser & Wirth to open a LA branch under the name Hauser Wirth & Schimmel.

"I think it is going to be quite different in respect that it will be developed on a larger scale, have fewer exhibitions and a combination of selling and non-selling shows, he says. The exhibitions will "feel more museum-like in terms of scale, scholarship and complexity" and be supported by "museum-like amenities" such as an education program and public events. Read more...
Image: Paul Schimmel