Macleod, Maroja, Siegert


Theme: Collecting modernisms – rewriting modernisms

Curated exhibitions and collections presented in new museums were an important feature of the global postwar art, staging meetings between avantgardistic experiments, institutional traditions and the public.

Katarina Wadstein Macleod
Associate Professor, Södertörn University Stockholm Curating at the Centre of the Periphery Lund Konsthall in the 1960s.

Camila Maroja
Assistant Professor, Colgate University Showcasing Brazilian Modernity? The Case of the Museum of Art of São Paulo (MASP).

Nadine Siegert
Director, Iwalewahaus, Universität Bayreuth African Modernism and Entangled Collections – a critical reconstruction of collecting activities between Kampala, Frankfurt and Bayreuth.

From the conference Multiple Modernisms. A Symposium on Globalism in Postwar Art.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art 2017