Two new exhibitions

Two new exhibitions

The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College

March 14, 2013

New exhibitions opening on March 24th

Less like an object more like the weather
Monogamy – featuring works by Gerard Byrne and Sarah Pierce
March 24–May 26, 2013

Opening: Sunday, March 24, 1–4pm and Saturday, April 20, 1–4pm

Center for Curatorial Studies
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Beginning on March 24th, the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard) will present less like an object more like the weather, the annual exhibition series showcasing the curatorial work of CCS Bard master’s degree candidates. less like an object more like the weather will include 15 solo and group exhibitions featuring the work of more than 54 established and emerging contemporary artists working in a variety of media.

The fourteen participating students have elected to present their individual curatorial projects simultaneously in the Hessel Museum of Art. As an unprecedented gesture of institutional engagement through collectivity, all exhibitions and adjacent programming come together under one title.

The exhibitions in less like an object more like the weather are:

Artists: Willie Birch and Liam Gillick
Curated by Robin Wallis Atkinson

Don’t blame anyone
Artists: Bruce Nauman, Giovanni Anselmo, Giorgio Griffa, Al Taylor, Nicolás Paris, and Julio Cortázar
Curated by Juana Berrío

Flip The Script
The newly commissioned dance Reverse to Reverence by Vanessa Anspaugh is a collaboration with performers Aretha Aoki, Lindsay Clark, Lydia Okrent, and Mary Read, with audio by JD Samson
Curated by Olga Dekalo

Persona Ficta
Artists: Tania Bruguera & Jota Castro, Kristin Lucas, Dread Scott, and Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento 
Curated by Cora Fisher

Landing Field: Vito Acconci and Yve Laris Cohen
Curated by Sarah Fritchey

Artists: Trisha Brown, Peter Halley, Sean Paul, and Nick Relph
Curated by Stephanie Harris

None the Wiser
Participants: Jessica Baran, Matt Mullican, Carlos Reyes, and John Smith
Curated by Marie Heilich

Terms & Conditions of Use
Artists: Owen Mundy, Deborah Stratman, Brad Troemel & Jon Vingiano, and Commodify, Inc.
Curated by Sarah Higgins

We took the image and put the sound too loud
Contributors: Shumon Basar, Jean Marie Casbarian, An-My Lê, and Michael Rakowitz
Curated by Fawz Kabra

The Very Quick of the Word
Artist: Ken Okiishi
Curated by Annie Godfrey Larmon

Unless Otherwise Noted
With contributions by John Cullinan, Ivana Králíková & Marta Dauliute, Falke Pisano, Reto Pulfer, Arden Sherman, Rebecca Stephany, and Julia Valle
Curated by Marina Noronha

The Ecstasy of the Newness of the Image (or 
the Communicability of an Unusual One)
Artists: Trisha Donnelly, Analia Saban, and Gedi Sibony
Curated by Tara Ramadan

Are You In?
Architectural Collective: Zuloark
Curated by María Montero Sierra

Point of Sale
Designer: Studio Manuel Raeder
Curated by Karly Wildenhaus

Object Permanence
Artists: Anne Collier, Roe Ethridge, Mona Hatoum, Jenny Holzer, Guerrilla Girls, Wade Guyton, Robert Morris, and Andrea Zittel
Curated by Robin Wallis Atkinson, Cora Fisher, Sarah Fritchey, and Marie Heilich

Student-curated projects at CCS Bard are made possible with support from the Rebecca and Martin Eisenberg Student Exhibition Fund; the Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Family Foundation; the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Charitable Foundation; the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation; the Board of Governors of the Center for Curatorial Studies; and by the Center’s Patrons, Supporters, and Friends.

Also on view:

CCS Bard Galleries
March 24–May 26
Opening Receptions:
Sunday, March 24 1–4pm
Saturday, April 20 1–4pm

An exhibition featuring works by Gerard Byrne and Sarah Pierce, curated by Tirdad Zolghadr.

New hours: The CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College are open Thursday through Sunday from 11am to 6pm. All CCS Bard exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public.

Free chartered bus from New York City for the March 24th and April 20th openings. For reservations call 845 758 7598, or write ccs [​at​]

Please visit our website,, for all related programming.

For more information, please call CCS Bard at 845 758 7598, write ccs [​at​], or visit

About the Center for Curatorial Studies
The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard) is an exhibition, education, and research center dedicated to the study of art and curatorial practices from the 1960s to the present day.

In addition to the CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art, the Center houses the Marieluise Hessel Collection, as well as an extensive library and curatorial archives that are accessible to the public. The Center’s two-year M.A. program in curatorial studies is specifically designed to deepen students’ understanding of the intellectual and practical tasks of curating contemporary art. Exhibitions are presented year-round in the CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art, providing students with the opportunity to work with world-renowned artists and curators. The exhibition program and the Hessel Collection also serve as the basis for a wide range of public programs and activities exploring art and its role in contemporary society.

Center for Curatorial Studies and
Hessel Museum of Art
Bard College, PO Box 5000 
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000 
845 758 7598
ccs [​at​]

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