专家见面会 | 凯伦•史密斯
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OCAT西安馆执行馆长、国际策展人、评论家


凯伦·史密斯

  OCAT西安馆执行馆长、国际策展人、评论家

作为中国当代艺术重要的国际推介者,凯伦从1992年定居中国以来一直致力于中国当代艺术的研究。她对中国当代艺术不同时期发展状态的客观呈现,为中国当代艺术家撰写的专著,以及在国内国际专业刊物上发表的大量文章都已成为国际社会了解中国当代艺术的重要渠道,包括2008年出版的《九人传:新中国先锋艺术的诞生》,2012年开始的《发光体:亲历中国当代艺术现场》系列书籍。2013年,凯伦接受德国Taschen出版社的邀请,担任《Art Now Volume 4》中国部分的作者。


凯伦曾在中国及世界各地为中国当代艺术策划过多项群展和个展,包括展览醍醐(上海外滩美术馆,2013),目耳计划(北京今日美术馆,2009),微妙(北京草场地站台中国,2008),大型群展“The Real Thing”(英国泰特利物浦美术馆,2007),国人:中国当代摄影和录像艺术(德国沃尔夫斯堡艺术博物馆,2004)等,以及艾未未、刘小东、徐若涛、贾蔼力等众多当代艺术家个展。2005年,凯伦成为OCAT深圳馆的学术顾问,并于2012年被任命为OCAT西安馆的执行馆长。



Karen Smith is a curator and art critic specializing in contemporary art in China since 1979. She has written widely on the subject for numerous journals and exhibition catalogues, and is the author of numerous artist monographs. She has also authored several books on China’s contemporary art scene including the series As Seen, begun in 2012, and Nine Lives: The Birth of Avant-Garde Art in New China published in 2008. She is most recently the author of the China section for Taschen’s Art Now Volume 4, in 2013.

Her curatorial work includes numerous group and solo exhibitions for China’s contemporary artists in China and abroad, such as “A Potent Force” at Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (2013), “Fat Art I: Music to my Eyes” at Today Art Museum, Beijing (2009), “Subtlety” at Platform China (2008), “The Real Thing” at Tate Liverpool, UK (2007) and “The Chinese: Photography and Video Art from China” at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (2004), as well as solo exhibitions for Liu Xiaodong, Ai Weiwei and Xu Bing in the US and the UK. Karen joined the academic advisory board of OCAT Shenzhen in 2005, and was appointed executive director of OCAT Xi’an in 2012.