Kim Levin

Independent art critic and curator KIM LEVIN is the author of Beyond Modernism: Essays on Art from the ’70s and ’80s (Harper&Row); editor of Beyond Walls and Wars: Art, Politics, and Multiculturalism (Midmarch); and co-author of Trans Plant: Living Vegetation in Contemporary Art (Hatje Cantz). A regular contributor to the Village Voice from 1983 to 2006, her writing has been featured in ARTNews, the Irish periodical Printed Project, and other publications throughout the world. While the international president of AICA (1996 - 2002), she conceived and co-edited the journal Art Planet: A Global View of Art Criticism.

She was an advisor to the first Kwangju Biennial in 1995, was curator of the Nordic Biennial Borealis 8 in Copenhagen (1996 - 97), and has curated exhibitions for museums in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. She exhibited her own Notes and Itineraries at Feldman Gallery in New York in 2006, and was guest curator of the retrospective Arnold Mesches: A Life’s Work at Miami-Dade Museum in February 2013.

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