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Cuauhtémoc Medina Wins Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement

Cuauhtémoc Medina has won the 2012 Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement from the Menil Collection, reports GalleristNY. The award, which has been given every two years since 2001, includes a $15,000 gift. It is named after Walter Hopps, the cofounder of Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles and the director of the Pasadena Museum of Art. Medina has previously worked as associate curator at the Tate Modern’s Latin American art collection from 2002 to 2008 and most recently curated Manifesta 9. Former winners of the award include Eungie Joo, Maria Lind, and Adam Szymczyk.

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