Posted on September 30, 2013
Photo: Attilio Maranzano, Courtesy: Fondazione Prada
Miuccia Prada and Germano Celant, great team! They are the ones to win the Leo and Agnes Gund Curatorial Award, awarded by ICI in New York
‘ICI will present with the two awards to honor the work of a team of curators. Miuccia Prada and Germano Celant receive such recognition for their contributions to the world of contemporary art, for the activity international level of the Prada Foundation and for the exhibition “When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013,” which focused on the history of art exhibitions and the figure of the independent curator. ” This was announced by the board of the Independent Curators International (ICI) in New York, on 19 November next insignirà Prada Leo Award and Celant dell’Agnes Gund Curatorial Award, offered by the co-directors of ICI, Ann Cook, Belinda Kielland, and Noreen Ahmad in tandem to recognize the work of a formidable team, with which this exhibition has been shown to overcome itself. The Leo Award is named, of course, by the great Leo Castelli, and wants to honor the most innovative figures in contemporary art, as well as Gund was created in memory of Agnes Gund, in recognition of his long involvement with ICI.
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