Interview: Claire Breukel – Curator, Writer

Claire Breukel is the Chief Curator of MARTE Contemporary at MARTE Museum in San Salvador, El Salvador.  She has also worked on creative projects for (RED) and is the creative advisor for Miami Downtown Development  Authority and curator for the Unscripted public art commission for Bal Harbour Village.

 

 

 

The videos below are organized by topic and run between 30 seconds to 5 minutes.  Click on any video.

INTRODUCTION:  5:00 min.

[box type=”shadow”]Introduction and background.[/box]

 

THE INFLUENCE OF ART CRITICISM: 1:49 min.

[box type=”shadow”]How did art criticism impact the early part of your career? Who were your influencers?[/box]

 

CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM – 55 sec.

[box type=”shadow”]What’s your experience with constructive vs. negative criticism?[/box]

 

EVOLUTION AS A WRITER: 1:57 min.

[box type=”shadow”]When did you start writing about art, how did you develop your voice?[/box]

 

CRITICAL TOUCHSTONES – 1:59 min.

[box type=”shadow”]Which critics have served as “touchstones” for you?[/box]

 

DEVELOPING A COURSE IN ART CRITICISM – 54 sec.

[box type=”shadow”]If you were tasked with developing a course in art criticism, what would you do?[/box]

CHALLENGING SITUATION – 1:35 min.

[box type=”shadow”]Describe a challenging situation that you overcame successfully.[/box]

 

EVOLUTION OF MIAMI:  1:47 min.

[box type=”shadow”]It seems like Miami is always on the verge of greatness as an art community. Will it ever get over the hump and surpass LA and Chicago?[/box]

 

SEIZE THE MOMENT:  47 sec.

[box type=”shadow”]What skills or characteristics did you project at the age of 21 that made people confident that you could curate a large multi-venue exhibition?[/box]

 

ABOUT MIAMI:  1:41 min.

[box type=”shadow”]When did you first come to Miami?  What was your initial impression?[/box]

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