Lauren van Haaften-Schick is a curator, artist and writer from New York. Her current research and artistic interests concern the legal and economic factors that influence the conceptual and material manifestations of art.
Presentations in 2013 include the panel “Reproducing Authenticity” organized by Jason Urban of Printeresting.org at the College Art Association Conference in New York, as a seminar leader for the Art Law Program, a project of The Art Law Office and held at Fordham Law School, and a discussion with Blonde Art Books at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1. Recent curatorial projects include “Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures” at The Center for Book Arts (New York, NY; Touring to the Freedman Gallery at Albright College, Reading, PA, 2013; The Oresman Gallery at Smith College, Northampton, MA, 2014), “Directly in front of you” at Vox Populi (Philadelphia, PA), “Spirit of the Signal” at Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery (New York, NY), and “Get on the Block” at Camel Art Space (Brooklyn, NY). Additional activities include “The Gallerist Programme Workshop” at de Appel arts centre (Amsterdam), the e-flux Time/Store and “Market, Alternative” at Trade School (New York), all 2011. She was the founding director of Gallery TK in Northampton, MA from 2004-2006, and AHN|VHS gallery and bookstore in Philadelphia from 2009-2010. She holds a BA in Art History and Studio Art from Hampshire College.
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