gallery talks

Monika Szewczyk
29 Nov 2013

Schiphol Lounge (entrance hall)
1 - 2 pm
Entrance price Stedelijk Museum

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The Stedelijk Museum is delighted to present this Gallery Talk of Monika Szewczyk to accompany the exhibition Paulina Olowska: Au Bonheur Des Dames. During this afternoon Szewczyk, renowned expert in the field of contemporary art and particularly the work of Olowska, will give a guided tour about the exhibition.

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Monika Szewczyk is the Visual Arts Program Curator at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago. Previously, she was Head of Publications at the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, where she (co)edited more than twenty publications ranging from monographs, through artists’ books to critical readers. Her curatorial career began at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery in Vancouver and developed at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Throughout, she has been teaching at art academies including Emily Carr University in Vancouver, the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, the Bergen National Academy of the Arts and now the University of Chicago. Szewczyk’s writing has appeared in numerous catalogues and journals, including AfterallMousse, e-flux journal online and A Prior, which published her first essay on Paulina OĊ‚owska in 2006.