Bruce W. Ferguson

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Bruce W. Ferguson "is an independent curator and critic who has worked internationally for more than thirty years. He is recognized as having identified many of the top contemporary artists in early stages of their careers. He has become the director of a new institute for media, culture and the arts to be announced soon at Arizona State University in Tempe. Other recent projects include consulting to the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto to develop long-range strategies and goals for a complete museum renovation by architect Frank Gehry. Ferguson previously served as the Dean, School of Arts at Colombia University; President and Executive Director of the New York Academy of Art; and is the founding Director and first biennial curator of SITE Santa Fe, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

"Ferguson has curated more than 35 exhibitions for institutions such as the Louisiana Museum in Copenhagen, the Barbican Art Gallery in London, the Winnipeg and Vancouver Art Galleries in Canada, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. A prolific writer, Ferguson has written for art publications like Canadian Art, Art Forum, Art in America, Art + Text, Flash Art, Bomb Magazine, Art Press, Borders Crossing, and Parachute." [1]

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  1. Bruce W. Ferguson, Artist Pension Trust, accessed March 4, 2008.