“THE CURATOR” IN GOVERNMENT CULTURAL POLICY

The Government’s cultural policy within the field of visual art has been covered in the Government White Paper Meld. St. 23 (2011–2012), which can be found here:

Meld. St. 23 (2011–2012)

The summary lists “the curator” among the actors in the field of “the art institution”, along with galleries, museums, artists’ association, art historians, mediators and critics:

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The emergence of the curator in the 1990s is listed as a major development for the field of art, adding coherence and theoretical foundations to art projects, particularly exhibitions. The paragraph also mentions the two-year, part-time Masters degree at in Creative Curatorial Practice (Skapende Kuratorpraksis) the Bergen Academy of Art and Design:

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