Gods and Monsters: Contemporary art in Historical Museums (Frieze Masters Talks 2015)

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Gods and Monsters: Contemporary art in Historical Museums (Frieze Masters Talks 2015)

What place does contemporary art have in historical museums? Recent years have seen an increasing engagement with historical modes of representation on the part of both contemporary artists and curators. Drawing on their experience, a panel of European museum curators will consider both the opportunities and pitfalls of such endeavours.

Jennifer Higgie (Chair) (Co-editor frieze and Editor, Frieze Masters Magazine)
Dimitri Ozerkov (Director of Contemporary Art Department, State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg)
Jasper Sharp (Adjunct Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)
Colin Wiggins (Special Projects Curator, National Gallery, London)