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2007 SPE Annual ConferenceSpeakers

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Nancy Spector is Curator of Contemporary Art and Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where she has organized exhibitions on conceptual photography, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, and Matthew Barney's Cremaster cycle. She co-organized Moving Pictures and Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated). She was one of the curators of Monument to Now, an exhibition of the Dakis Joannou Collection, which premiered in Athens as part of the Olympics program. She was Adjunct Curator of the 1997 Venice Biennale and co-organizer of the first Berlin Biennial in 1998. Under the auspices of the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, she has initiated special commissions by Andreas Slominski, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Lawrence Weiner. She has contributed to numerous books on contemporary visual culture with essays on artists such as Maurizio Cattelan, Luc Tuymans, Douglas Gordon, Tino Sehgal, and Anna Gaskell. She is a recipient of the Peter Norton Family Foundation Curators Award. Spector is currently organizing a retrospective of Richard Prince's work and a group exhibition entitled theanyspacewhatsoever for the Guggenheim. She is also the American Commissioner for the 2007 Venice Biennale.

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