Paolo Colombo (IT)



Paolo Colombo has selected five works by Megan and Murray McMillan (USA). The works include:

What We Loved and Forgot – 2010
When We Didn’t Touch the Ground – 2012
The Remains of Something Whole – 2011
While She Waits for the Light – 2009
The Oldest Song We Know – 2007

Curator’s Bio

Paolo Colombo is Art Advisor at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art since 2008. He was a curator for the 2nd Mardin Biennale in 2012 and a curator for the 3rd Thessaloniki Biennial, in 2011. From 2001 to 2007 Colombo was Curator of The Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo in Rome. From 1989 to 2000 he was Director of the Centre d’art contemporain in Geneva. In 1999 he curated the 6th Istanbul Biennial.

Among his exhibitions are Faces (2012), Edy Ferguson, Selected works 1993 to Present, Paradise Lost (Curated with Levent Calikoglu–2011), In Praise of Shadows (2009), Ed Ruscha (2004) Margherita Manzelli (2003), Francis Alÿs (2002), Michael Raedecker (2002), Kara Walker (2000), Arturo Herrera (2000), Christopher Wool (1999), Fatto in Italia: Contemporary Art from Italy (1997), Pipilotti Rist (1996), Ugo Rondinone (1996), Tony Oursler (1995), Rosemarie Trockel (1994), Juan Munoz (1991), Kiki Smith (1991), Robert Gober (1988), Carroll Dunham (1988).

He has been associate producer of a number of award winning films, more recently “The Edge of Heaven” and “Soul Kitchen” by Fatih Akin, and “The Tree” by Julie Bertuccelli, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg.