Announcing the 2010 Northeast Competition Juror: Laura Hoptman

New American Paintings is pleased to announce that Laura Hoptman, Kraus Family Senior Curator at the New Museum in New York, will serve as the juror for the 2010 Northeast Competition, Edition #92. (Open to artists living in CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI and VT. The deadline for entry is August 31, 2010. Apply online.)

Previously, Hoptman was Curator of Contemporary Art at Carnegie Museum of Art where she organized the 54th Carnegie International exhibition as well as a survey of the drawings of Robert Crumb that appeared at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London and the Boijmans van beuningen in Rotterdam. As a Curator of Drawing at The Museum of Modern Art from 1995-2002, she organized exhibitions including Drawing Now: Eight Propositions (2002) and Love Forever: Yayoi Kusama (1998). At the New Museum, she team-organized the opening exhibition Unmonumental, (2007); The Generational: Younger Than Jesus (2009) and has curated survey exhibitions of paintings by Tomma Abts (2007), and Elizabeth Peyton (2008), a project by the British artist Jeremy Deller (2009), and a retrospective of the multi-media work of Brion Gysin (2010). In 2011, she will present a survey of the painter George Condo, a project co-organized with Ralph Rugoff of the Hayward Gallery in London.

Photo: Mary Barone

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