Independent Curators International (ICI) produces exhibitions, events, publications, research and training opportunities for curators and diverse audiences around the world. Established in 1975 and headquartered in New York, ICI is a hub that connects emerging and established curators, artists, and art spaces, forging international networks and generating new forms of collaborations. ICI provides access to the people and practices that are key to current developments in the field, inspiring fresh ways of seeing and contextualizing contemporary art.
Bice Curiger is a Swiss art historian, critic, and curator. She has been a curator at the Kunsthaus Zürich from 1993-2013. She is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Parkett, a contemporary art magazine published in New York and Zürich since 1984, and the publishing director of the Tate Etc magazine produced by London’s Tate Gallery. She is author of the monograph Meret Oppenheim: Defiance in the Face of Freedom, published 1982 in German. In 2011 Curiger was selected to curate the 54th Venice Biennale. Since 2014 she is the artistic director of the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles.
Meret Oppenheim: Beyond the Teacup examines the work of the inspirational Swiss artist whose surrealist masterpiece, Le dejeuner en fourrure/Breakfast in Fur created an international sensation when it was purchased by Alfred Barr Jr. for the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1936, the year of its creation.read more »