Curator, critic, and art historian Hans Ulrich Obrist joins Hammer chief curator Connie Butler in a discussion on the work of Marisa Merz. Butler and Ulrich Obrist discuss current issues in the contemporary art world including the art market and undervalued artists, making exhibitions that change art history, and finding new artists in a globalized contemporary art field.
Obrist is artistic director of the Serpentine Galleries, London. A prolific documentarian, he has recorded nearly 2,000 hours of interviews with cultural figures including Ai Weiwei, Zaha Hadid, and John Baldessari as part of the Interview Project. His recently published books include A Brief History of Curating and Ways of Curating.
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