Woman tops ArtReview "power 100" list for first time

Christov-Bakargiev, "dOCUMENTA (13)" art exhibition director smiles during dOCUMENTA's official opening in KasselLONDON (Reuters) – A U.S.-born Italian-Bulgarian curator little known outside the art world has topped ArtReview magazine's annual Power 100 list, the first female to do so in its 11-year history. Previously topped by familiar names like artists Damien Hirst and Ai Weiwei and gallery supremo Larry Gagosian, the 2012 title went to Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev best known for curating the marathon Documenta 13 art fair staged in Kassel in Germany. …


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