Senior Curator of Contemporary Art
Guggenheim curator since 1989
Germano Celant is internationally acknowledged for his theories on Arte Povera. He is the author of more than one hundred publications, including both books and catalogues. He has curated hundreds of exhibitions in the most prominent international museums and institutions worldwide.
Since 1977, he has been a contributing editor to Artforum and since 1991 he has been a contributing editor to Interview.
His exhibitions for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum include Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition, Brazil, Body & Soul, Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology, and The Italian Metamorphosis: 1943–1968.
A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian House and Pavilion
July 27, 2012–Ongoing
This presentation, comprised of selected materials from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, pays homage to the first Frank Lloyd Wright–designed structures in New York City.
Tropical Uncanny: Latin American Tropes and Mythologies
Fridays, August 8–September 26, 1 pm
Copresented with Cinema Tropical, this series constitutes a playful revision of some of Latin America's cinematic, cultural, political, and social tropes as shown through a mix of documentary, fiction, and experimental films.