The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College is pleased to announce that Adriano Pedrosa, Artistic Director of Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand (MASP), has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence. The event, which is chaired by the CCS Bard Board of Governors, will be held in New York City at The Lighthouse at Pier 61, and the award will be presented to Pedrosa by Julia Bryan-Wilson.
The award, which is accompanied by a $25,000 prize, recognizes the achievements of a distinguished curator whose innovative thinking, bold vision, and dedicated service has made a significant contribution to the landscape of exhibition-making today.
The curatorial achievements of this year’s awardee cover multiple continents and span over two decades of practice. Since joining MASP, Pedrosa has redefined the institution’s program with groundbreaking exhibitions that reexamine Brazilian art histories. His inventive curatorial approach has catalyzed thought-provoking, layered narratives that put the past in dialogue with contemporary issues.
The event, which is chaired by the CCS Bard Board of Governors, will be held in New York City at The Lighthouse at Pier 61.
For more information on The Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence see here.