RCA talks

Fine Art Talks: Ralph Rugoff

29 March 2017 | 3pm – 5pm

Battersea, Gorvy Lecture Theatre

Ralph Rugoff is Director of the Hayward Gallery, London. Since his appointment as Director in May 2006, Ralph has curated exhibitions with Jeremy Deller, George Condo, Tracey Emin, Carsten Holler and Ed Ruscha. He has also curated group exhibitions including The Alternative Guide to the Universe; Invisible: Art about the Unseen, 1957-2012, Psycho Buildings: Artists Take On Architecture, The Painting of Modern Life and The Infinite Mix. In 2012 he conceived and organised the project Wide Open School, 100 International Artists Reinvent School.  In 2015 he curated the Lyon Biennale. Prior to his appointment at the Hayward, Ralph was the Director of the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco.As a writer he has contributed essays for books and periodicals on a wide range of contemporary artists from David Hammons and Paul McCarthy to Cameron Jamie and Emmanuelle Laine.