Exhibitions Curated By Maurice Berger

"The Television Project," a series of two exhibitions: “Picturing a People” and “Some of My Best Friends,” The Jewish Museum, New York, September 2015 to August 2016. Reviewed or profiled: Broadway World, ARTnews, Smithsonian.com.

Revolution of the Eye: ONLINE EXHIBITION

“Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television,” The Jewish Museum, New York in collaboration with the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, May 2015. Travel Schedule: NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale; Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, CADVC; Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, and other venues. Reviewed or profiled: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, New York Newsday, US News and World Report, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Apollo, Toronto Star, Elle Décor, Wired, ARTnews, Art in America, Artforum, Salon, The Art Newspaper, National German Radio, Maryland Morning (WYPR), The Economist, Forbes, San Francisco Chronicle, Page Six, Miami Herald, Time Out New York, Houston Chronicle, ABC News, New York Observer, CBS Interactive, CBS4-Miami News, and NYC-Arts (WNET).

“Gordon Parks: 100 Years,” public art project, International Center of Photography, 17 May 2012 to 10 January 2013. Extensive press: The New York Times, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, PBS Sunday Arts (WNET), NPR.

For All the World to See: ONLINE EXHIBITION

NEH on the Road version of “For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” National Endowment for the Arts/Mid-America Arts Alliance: Traveling, lower-security iteration of full-scale, NEH-funded exhibition below. NEH on the Road is designed to create wider national access to the ideas, themes, and stories explored in major grant-funded NEH exhibitions. This version will travel to an additional 46 venues during an eleven year period from 2012 to 2023. Wide national media coverage.

“For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County & National Museum of African-American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Venues: International Center of Photography, New York, 21 May –12 September 2010; DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago, 17 January-15 May 2011, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, 10 June 2011-27 November 2011; National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, 12 January to 20 August 2012; Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture, UMBC, 15 November 2012 to 10 March 2013; Addison Gallery of Art, Andover, MA, 13 April to 31 July 2013. Reviewed or profiled: New York Times, The  New Yorker, New York Post, Bomb, PBS SundayArts (curator tour, WNET/WLIW), El País (Spain), NPR Weekend Edition (National Public Radio, with audio, picture gallery and article by reporter Margot Adler), NPR: The Picture Show (blog), National German Radio, AOL Black Voices Smithsonian Magazine,, Washington Post, Photo Booth: The New Yorker (blog), ArtNet, Artforum (blog), Boston Globe, and extensive national press.

(Co-Curator) “Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976,” Jewish Museum, New York, July 2005-May 2008; St. Louis Art Museum, October 2008 to January 2009; Albright-Knox Gallery of Art, Buffalo, NY, February to June 2009. Reviewed or profiled: The New York Times, New York Magazine, Artnews, New Yorker, The Sun (New York), Art in America, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Artforum, and extensive national press. Named “Best Thematic Exhibition In New York, 2008” by the International Association of Art Critics, American Section (March 2009), Named “Exhibition of the Year, 2008,” by the Association of Art Museum Curators (May 2009).

“Andrea Robbins & Max Becher: Portraits,” Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, January-March 2008. Award, Honorable Mention, Catalog Design Competition, American Association of Museums, 2008; Award, Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, America Institute of Graphic Designers, 2008. Reviewed or Profiled:  Washington Post, Baltimore Jewish Times, Baltimore City Paper.

“White: Race, Whiteness, and Contemporary Art,” Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, October 2003-January 2004. Venue:  International Center of Photography (New York), 10 December 2004-27 February 2005; Online version of “White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art”: Newsweek/MSNBC Online; December 2004-December 2005). Reviewed or profiled: Associated Press, AOL News, Yahoo News, The New York Times, New York Magazine, ARTnews, Museums New York, The Sun (New York), Black Entertainment Television News (BET), CBS News, NPR News With Tony Cox , Seeing Black, The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore City Paper, Chicago Sun Times, Cincinnati Enquirer, Philadelphia Inquirer, ABC World News Now, Washington Post and extensive national press. Award, 1st Prize, Catalog Design Competition, American Association of Museums, 2005 and Silver Award, Exhibition Catalogue, University & College Designers Association.

“Fred Wilson: Objects and Installations, 1979-2000,” Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 11 October 2001-30 January 2002. Venues: Santa Monica Museum of Art, Berkeley Museum of Art, Blaffer Art Gallery (University of Houston), Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery (Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY), Addison Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, Studio Museum in Harlem. Reviewed or Profiled:  The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore City Paper, The New York Times, Washington Post and extensive national press. Ten Best Shows of 2002, New York Times. Award for Distinguished Body of Work, Exhibition, Presentation, or Performance, College Art Association, 2003; Award, 2nd Prize, Catalog Design Competition, American Association of Museums, 2002; Award, Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, America Institute of Graphic Designers, 2002.

“24 Photographs of Yvonne Rainer by Peter Moore Selected by Maurice Berger,” Bound and Unbound, New York, 14 June-6 September 2001.

(Co-Curator) “The American Century: Art & Culture, 1950-2000,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 26 September 1999-13 February 2000. Extensive national and international press, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker.

“Adrian Piper: A Retrospective,” Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 14 October 1999-15 January 2000 (catalog); The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Durham, NC, Cincinnati Center for Contemporary Art, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, numerous venues. Press: The Baltimore Sun (profile and review), The Baltimore City Paper, The New York Times, Art Journal, Time Out New York, New York, Newsday, New Art Examiner and extensive national press. Awards: 1st Prize, Exhibition Catalog Design, American Association of Museums, 2000.

“Hands and Minds: The Art and Writing of Young People in 20th-Century America.” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 19 June -15 July 1998 (catalog). Equitable Gallery, New York, April-June 1999; Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, 1999; Yuerba Buena Center, San Francisco, 1999. Reviewed and featured in The Washington Times, extensive national press. Design Award, ID magazine, 1999.

"Yvonne Rainer: Performance into Politics,” Barbican Centre, London, 3 June-17 July 1998 (brochure).

"Minimal Politics” (participating artists: Hans Haacke, Mary Kelly, Robert Morris, Adrian Piper, Yvonne Rainer), Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, September 1997-January 1998 (catalog); The Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, February-April 2000. Exhibition reviews: Art Papers, The Alternative (Baltimore), The New Art Examiner, The Baltimore City Paper. Awards: 1nd Prize, Journal Design, American Association of Museums, 1998; Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, Book Design Competition, America Institute of Graphic Designers, 1998.

(Consulting Curator) "Too Jewish?" The Jewish Museum, New York, Norman Kleeblatt, Curator, March-July 1996. (catalog) Traveling, SF Jewish Museum, Armand Hammer (LA), The Contemporary (Baltimore) Exhibition reviews: The New York Times, The New York Observer, The Forward, Out, Tikkun, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, San Franscisco Chronicle, Artforum, and extensive national and international reviews.

"Notes in Time: Leon Golub and Nancy Spero," University of Maryland, Baltimore County, March-April 1995 (catalog) Reviews: The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore City Paper

"Black Male: A Selective History," a special historical installation for Black Male: Representations of Masculinity, 1968-1994 exhibition, Curator, Thelma Golden, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 1994-March 1995; numerous national and international exhibition reviews.

"Ciphers of Identity," University of Maryland, Baltimore County, November 1993-January 1994 (catalog); traveling venues (through 1996): Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York; Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa; Fine Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine; New Orleans Center for Contemporary Art; Atlanta College of Art; Kemper Museum of the Kansas City Art Institute. Reviewed and featured in Art in America, The New York Times, Village Voice, Artforum, The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Jewish Times.

(Consultant) Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (LA MoCA) and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, historical supplement for "Hand-Painted Pop" exhibition, December 1992-June 1993.

(Co-Curator) "The Subversive Stitch," Simon Watson Gallery, New York;  22 June-27 July 1991. Reviewed in The New York Times and The Village Voice.

Exhibitions organized for the Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery Hunter College, New York:

"Anti-Simulation: Materialism and Abstraction," 17 March-29 April 1989. Catalog and exhibition reviewed in Arts Magazine.

 "Representing Vietnam, 1965-73," 9 February-25 March 1988.  Catalog and exhibition reviewed in The New York Times, The Village Voice, and Artforum.

 "Race and Representation" (organized with Lowery Sims), 26 January-6 March 1987 Catalog and exhibition reviewed in The New York Times and The Village Voice.

"Beyond Formalism: Three Sculptors of the 1960s," 18 September-24 October 1986 (catalog).

"Political Geometries," 15 May-20 June 1986. Catalog and exhibition reviewed in Arts Magazine and Flash Art.

"FSA: The Illiterate Eye" (Farm Security Administration Photographs), 26 November 1985-6 January 1986. Catalog and exhibition reviewed in Artforum and Il Giornale dell Arte (Milan).

"Repetitions: A Postmodern Dynamic," 19 February-5 April 1985. Catalog and exhibition reviewed in The New York Times.

"Endgame: Strategies of Postmodernist Performance," 16 May-20 June 1984. Catalog and exhibition reviewed in The New York Times, The Village Voice, Artforum, New York Beat, and New York Talk.

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