Claire Breukel is the Chief Curator of MARTE Contemporary at MARTE Museum in San Salvador, El Salvador. Â She has also worked on creative projects for (RED) and is the creative advisor for Miami Downtown Development Â 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.Â Click on any video.
INTRODUCTION: Â 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 TOUCHSTONESÂ – 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: Â 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: Â 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: Â 1:41 min.
[box type=”shadow”]When did you first come to Miami? Â What was your initial impression?[/box]