23 Jul 2015
A section dedicated to rare solo presentations of 20th-century artists
Spotlight offers visitors the chance to see solo presentations of artists working in different parts of the world throughout the 20th century.
Curated in 2015 by Clara M Kim, her selection 'aimed to uncover foundational moments in art through pioneering figures, such as global conceptualists in the West Coats and Eastern Europe, African American abstractionists and Pop artists from Brazil and Japan.'
Clara M Kim: Formerly an independent curator based in Los Angeles, Kim was recently announced as Daskalopoulos Senior Curator, International Art (Africa, Asia & Middle East) for Tate Modern, London. Previous positions include Senior Curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Director/Curator of the Gallery at REDCAT in Los Angeles. She is also Program Advisor for Kadist Foundation, San Francisco; Researcher for the Asia Cultural Complex – a major new cultural organization in Gwangju, Korea; and Advisory Board Member of the Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, and West of Rome, Pasadena. She has served on juries for Hugo Boss Asia Art Award, Sundance Film Festival, Creative Capital Foundation and United States Artists. Kim received a BA at the University of California, Berkeley and a MA at the University of Chicago.