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Verbose Magazine
February 2024

Read Andras Szanto’s interview in Verbose Magazine where he discusses the depth and power required to fully transform and preserve cultural institutions. Read More call_made

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The View from Up There: a Review of The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues by András Szántó
February 2024

Robert J Weisberg reviews Andras Szanto’s book: “A 2020 leader-focused book on the future of museums is more than meets the eye”. Read More call_made

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Tipping point: how new immersive institutions are changing the art world
January 2024

In Chris Michaels’s latest article for The Art Newspaper, he delves into the phenomenon of digital art venues that are attracting massive audiences with radical new forms of immersive experiences. He taps into the minds of industry thought leaders, like strategy consultan Andras Szanto, to dissect whether these digital realms pose a threat or offer an exciting opportunity for traditional galleries and museums. Read More call_made

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The next urgent -ism: museums must change their ageist ways
January 2024

Museums in the US and beyond are neglecting members of a rapidly expanding demographic who also historically have been the sector’s biggest donors. Read Andras Szanto’s and Brian’s Kennedy Op Ed in the Arts Newspaper, inspired by their keynote presentation for the Vitality Arts Project for Art Museums 2023 Gathering in Minneapolis. Read More call_made

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Capturing the mindset of a generation of museum architects
October 2023

András Szántó spoke with Hungarian magazine Octogon about what kind of “hardware” the art institutions of the future will need. Read the full interview with the link.  Read More call_made

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Icon Magazine
August 2023

“Traditional museum buildings are imposing, often built in a sepulchral neoclassicist style that hulks over people below while insisting on a particular Western-centric idea of art and history. There have been some changes since – many a side effect of the commercialisation of museums as competing tourist attractions with an eye on audience numbers – but the old model remains robust even as architects and museum directors have tried to create museums that reflect changing times”, writes Joe Lloyd in his review of “Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects” by András Szántó. Read More call_made

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Jeffrey Gibson, co-presented by SITE Santa Fe, to represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia
July 2023

SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico, in cooperation with the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced that Jeffrey Gibson, will represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia, the 60th International Art Exhibition. We assisted both Jeffrey Gibson Studio and SITE Santa Fe in past planning work, and congratulate them on this landmark endeavor. Read More call_made

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Museums May Not Lead Technological Innovation, But Here’s the Vital Role They Play in an A.I.-Powered Age
June 2023

Two months after the inaugural edition of the Museums of Tomorrow Roundtable, FAMSF director Thomas P. Campbell and cultural advisor András Szántó reflect on what of A.I. means for arts institutions. Will the latest advances bring about a growth spurt for arts institutions, injecting new forms of creativity and arming them with powerful tools to pursue scholarship and visitor engagement? Or will A.I., along with all the widely catalogued distractions of our digitally-saturated world, trigger museums’ slow fade into oblivion, eroding their cultural authority while tomorrow’s artists and audiences gravitate elsewhere? Read the full Artnet op-ed. Read More call_made

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As Museum Design Moves Beyond Starchitecture, New Blueprints Show Signs of the Future
June 2023

In Andy Battaglia’s ARTnews interview with András Szántó about his latest book: Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects, they spoke about about aspirational architecture, museums’ new trend toward humility, and how the art world can help guide society at large. Read More call_made

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Review of “The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues with Architects” by Rhana Devenport, Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia
April 2023

Rhana Devenport, the Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia, has written a review of Andras Szanto’s latest book titled “The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues with Architects” for the organization’s magazine. In her review, Devenport asserts that Szanto’s new compilation is equally captivating compared to his previous book. The notable shift in focus from museum directors and the “software” of museums to conversations with architects engaged in the conception and construction of contemporary museums highlights the significance of the “hardware” aspect of art museums. You can read the article by subscribing to the magazine. Read More call_made

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‘Imagining the Future Museum’ at Burlington Magazine
April 2023

A review of András Szántó’s latest book, ‘Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects,’ was published in the printed version of Burlington Magazine by Charles Saumarez Smith. According to Saumarez Smith, “the book traces a clear trajectory away from the big, bold, dominant structures of so many museums designed at the turn of the millennium, exemplified by Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, which hypnotised urban planners at least as much as its visitors, towards structures that are vastly less assertive, provoking ideas instead of conveying information and allowing the visitor to wander freely.”

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How Will Technology Shape the Museum of Tomorrow? 20 Museum Directors Will Convene in the Bay Area to Explore Digital Horizons
March 2023

In partnership with András Szántó LLC, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) will host the Museum of Tomorrow Roundtable, a forum to contemplate what the digital frontier means for the museum of today and tomorrow. Read Artnet’s article to learn more about the program. Read More call_made