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Daniel Birnbaum in Conversation with Andrew Keen
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Daniel Birnbaum, author of Notes on the Frames of Art: Exhibition, Academy, Museum and contributor to the new edition of The Sounding Cosmos: A Study in the Spiritualism of Kandinsky and the Genesis of Abstract Painting.
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Philosopher and art critic Daniel Birnbaum is one of the world’s most prominent art curators. He is the former director of the Moderna Museet (Museum of Modern Art) in Stockholm and has managed museums and art schools in Germany and Italy, and curated the Venice Biennale. He is currently the artistic director of Acute Art, an avant-garde studio based in London, and a contributing editor at Artforum. Dr. B. is his first novel. He lives in London.