Adrian Anagnost

Adrian Anagnost is Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at Tulane University. Recent publications include “Theaster Gates’ Social Formations” in nonsite (2018), and “Lygia Pape in Transit: Performing Site in 1960s–1970s Rio de Janeiro” in ASAP/Journal (2017).



Limitless Museum: P. M. Bardi's Aesthetic Reeducation

“The task of a museum,” wrote Italian critic and curator Pietro Maria Bardi in 1951, “should be to make resound, to interpret with perspicacity and appropriate technique, those monuments that sing: thus will be avoided the risk of useless sentimentalities, dangerous neutralities, hybrid educations, and eclecticism.”