Pages

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Arts Administrator - Thelma Golden

Thelma Golden has become a driving force in the art world. Since disrupting the status quo with her 1994 exhibition, Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, Golden has continued to create challenging dialogues around art and artists, making her one of the most respected curators in America. After ten years at the Whitney Museum of American Art, one of the nation's premier art institutions, Golden took up a new challenge in 2000, joining the Studio Museum in Harlem and becoming executive director and chief curator in 2005.

Read more: Thelma Golden Biography - Fascinated by Museums as a Child, Earned National Reputation, Sparked Controversy http://biography.jrank.org/pages/2915/Golden-Thelma.html#ixzz0eVSzX8ss


AND....
As a black woman curator in an overwhelming white male art world, Golden has long fostered art that burns with racial and gender issues. People are still talking about "Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary Art," the show she organized in 1994 at the Whitney Museum, where she was an associate curator. At the time, she took a lot of heat, and clearly she's still defensive about it. "I made a conscious decision not to engage with any of the criticism," she says. "No less than 100 articles appeared the first week. How could I answer any of them? It took on a life of its own."
FROM http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/features/corrigan/corrigan4-12-00.asp

Answering Haiti



Why doesn't the Caribbean Philanthropy Network have information about philanthropy, community foundations, and giving in the region? http://www.caribbeanphilanthropy.org/

Answering Haiti

Why doesn't the Caribbean Philanthropy Network have information about philanthropy, community foundations, and giving in the region? http://www.caribbeanphilanthropy.org/

On Living Life Abundantly

I'm an over-organized alpha-female ENTJ personality type who likes to celebrate results. We celebrate results at work (raises, promotions, extra vacation time, and the like), but we don't seem to have a cultural standard or practice in life to celebrate personal achievements and growth - nor do we measure such progress.

I work in philanthropy, and so I contrived a method of evaluating my own personal growth and progress, and I'm glad to share it with you. Too bad I don't know how to do attachments.

Essentially, imagine an excel chart whose 31 columns are days of the month and the rows have the items like the following. All you have to do is simply place a check in the columns where you achieve something that relates to the item in the row.

Give it a try!

SPIRITUALITY
Pray
Read the Bible
Journal
Connect with Mom
Show someone my love

HEALTH
Get enough sleep
Take vitamins
Drink water
Work out
Stretch
Eat something raw
Pack lunch
Eat Breakfast
Eat Fiber
Eat Iron
Drink Tea
Relax

FINANCES
Find substitutes (like the library)
Limit impulse purchases
Read about investments, etc.

FUN
Wear a fun color
Listen to Music (new genres!)
Practice Music
Dance
Send a postcard, e-mail, etc.

CULTURE
Practice Foreign Language
Travel (think about and plan)
Read for pleasure
Read someone's blog

ENVIRONMENT
Clean for 15 minutes

INTELLECT
Read the newspaper

Search This Blog