The book Mining the Museum: An Installation by Fred Wilson published in 1994 has particular insights that go beyond institutional critique and into our individual complicities that are crucial to consider now.
After failing to find a new executive director, the organization’s board decided to go on hiatus.
In Michael Jones McKean’s exhibition The Ground, organized by the Contemporary, he explores the many lives of a former department store that is now home to a sea of internet servers.
BALTIMORE — Most contemporary art museums operate in service of the art they exhibit, the setting playing a secondary role to artists’ intentions.
BALTIMORE — Around seven in the evening, dusky pink light and car headlights from North Avenue ricochet off the glass walls of the KAGRO building, adding an extra layer of nuance to Victoria Fu’s Bubble Over Green.
Last spring, the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore shut down suddenly, mid-exhibition, without warning to its director, staff, or artists. More than a year later, the Baltimore City Paper reported the Contemporary’s return. And last week, the museum’s new website went live, along with a welcome letter sent out from the institution’s new director, Deana Haggag.