Curating and Public Relations (in 33 theses)

Lucas Ospina on the difference between curators and merchants of spin, from the Summer 2015 issue

By Lucas Ospina

All curators are public relations specialists, but are all PRS curators? As the social dynamics of the artworld evolve, and the set theory of public relations engulfs all kind of trades – from infomercialist to auctioneer – a very narrow space, such as this column, can be dedicated to thinking about differences between curating and public relations before a happy ending signals the end of all distinction. 1 The curator writes essays, not introductions. / PRS practise all types of…

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