PRINT September 2000

US News

Dave Hickey at SITE Santa Fe

Dave Hickey, art critic, author of Air Guitar: Essays on Art and Democracy (1997), and organizer of ultra-hip exhibitions such as this year's “Ultralounge: The Return of Social Space (with Cocktails),” isn't typically associated with the international bureaucracy that arranges biennials. Thus it's a bit surprising to learn he'll be curating SITE Santa Fe's Fourth International Biennial (July 14–Nov. 25, 2001). Titled “Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism, ” the exhibition will eschew many of the trappings of an international art event. “I'll try to do an art-first, meaning-second show,” Hickey explains. “I'll try to assemble an exhibition of works that I think may hang well together and then, after it's up, see what it means. I'm not going into it with an ideological agenda. I am, however, going into it with an interest in showing some younger artists and some older artists. I've

to keep reading

Artforum print subscribers have full access to this article. If you are a subscriber, sign in below.

Not registered for Register here.

SUBSCRIBE NOW for only $50 a year—65% off the newsstand price—and get the print magazine plus full online access to this issue and our archive.*

Order the PRINT EDITION of the September 2000 issue for $17 or the ONLINE EDITION for $5.99.

* This rate applies to U.S. domestic subscriptions.