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András Szántó Invites Us to Imagine the Future Museum in Conversation with 21 Architects
February 2023

András Szántó spoke with Whitewall Magazine about his new book Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with architects. Considering the content, mission, and inner workings of the museum to be its “software,” the book proposes that with the changes being made to the physicality of the museum, its “hardware”—the space in which the software exists—must also be due for an update. Read More call_made

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Aspen Art Museum presents talk on future of museums
February 2023

What is the future of museums in our global society? That is the question András Szántó and Hans Ulrich Obrist will discuss on the rooftop of the Aspen Art Museum at 4 p.m. on Sunday. They will reflect on how today’s generation of architects is working to re-invent the art museum. Szántó’s book, “Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects,” is a follow up to his 2021 book, “The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues,” in which he interviewed 28 of the world’s leading museum directors about the potential of art museums as “spaces for change and democracy.”   Read More call_made

Architecture & Design Article Publications
‘A Balance Between Wonder and Humility’: 25 Leading Architects Imagine How Future Museums Will Look in a Post-Starchitecture World
February 2023

“But a museum that runs on new software will need new hardware. Which is why I spent the spring and summer of 2022 talking with architects from around the world.” Read an excerpt from Andras Szanto new book Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues With Architects on Artnet News. Read More call_made

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What will museums of the future be like? Three key takeaways from a new book
February 2023

In his 2020 book, The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues, the cultural strategist András Szántó spoke to museum directors around the world and discovered that institutions were “turning more democratic, community-focused, equity minded, culturally inclusive, and experiential, among other pivots”. For his latest book, Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects, Szántó spoke with David Chipperfield, Frida Escobedo and David Adjaye, among others, to find out “how the momentous changes of our era” are shaping museum architecture. Below he outlines three key takeaways. Read More call_made

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Older Americans Rarely have access to Arts Education. This funder is working to change that.
January 2023

Inside Philanthropy has published an article on E. A. Michelson Philanthropy’s Vitality Arts program, which funds museums and arts education organizations providing individuals “55 and better” with multi-session, skills-based arts workshops. In mid-January, and with the assistance of ASLLC in collaboration with Brian Kennedy Arts Consulting, the program awarded $3 million in new grants to 16 art museums across the country. Read More call_made

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Entrevista a András Szántó amb motiu del llibre The Future of the Museum. 28 Dialogues
September 2022

L’any 2020, en un moment de crisi filosòfica i institucional i de trànsit cap a una nova era, el professor i assessor cultural András Szántó consagrava el seu temps de confinament a explorar el replantejament del futur dels museus. Read More call_made

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One Foundation Is Giving Top U.S. Museums Millions of Dollars to Address a Critical Blind Spot: Programming for Older Adults
July 2022

Artnet News has published an article on the Vitality Arts Project for Art Museums, an initiative by the E.A. Michelson Philanthropy and coordinated by ASLCC, which “gives more than $2 million over 18 months to nine major museums in an effort to support “creative aging” programs for visitors 55 and above.” Read More call_made

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Art and Activism
May 2022

Articulate has published an article based on an online talk on the topic of Protests against Discriminatory Oppression given by András Szántó for the Kolkata Centre for Creativity on 7th March, 2021. The talk was part of the Kolkata Centre for Creativity’s third-annual conference titled ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam,‘ The Freezing Moment. Read More call_made

Op-Ed: I Grew Up Behind the Iron Curtain. Isolating Russia’s Art and Artists Will Not Help Us Achieve Peace
March 2022

In this Op-Ed, András Szántó reflects: “It’s easy to preach the virtues of globalism when borders are open. It requires courage and determination to keep contacts alive when there are risks involved. Let us hope this anachronistic descent into war will soon pass, and there yet may be a hopeful turn in geopolitical relations. If not, however, we need to revisit the playbook of cultural engagement in times of sustained conflict. We cannot cancel our way out of this crisis.”. Read More call_made

Taking a more introspective look: Cecilia Alemani in conversation with András Szántó
February 2022

Ahead of the opening of the 2022 Venice Biennale, András Szántó spoke with the curator Cecilia Alemani, via Zoom, about the ideas and process behind the exhibition and how it relates to our moment. Alemani anticipates that this edition will be remembered “as the Covid Biennale, the women Biennale, and hopefully the fun Biennale of rebirth and togetherness, after so many months of being apart.”. Read More call_made

The body gets lost in the gesture: Rita Ackermann in conversation with András Szántó
January 2022

Some 30 years after they first met, painter Rita Ackermann and András Szántó reconvened in 2021 for an interview for ArtAsiaPacific Magazine and the Burger Collection, reflecting on Ackermann’s trajectory as an artist. Their conversation touches upon the experience of emigration, the influences of classical training, the evolution of Ackermann’s large-scale expressionist paintings, and connections between the artist’s personal biography and public role. Read More call_made

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“Art Institutions Aren’t Doing Enough to Lead on Climate Change. Here’s How the Industry Should Rethink Its Responsibility”
January 2022

In this Op-Ed for Artnet News, co-authors András Szántó and Orville Schell weigh some of the art world’s most environmentally harmful practices and explore how the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation is taking one key step with the launch of the Climate Art Awards. Read More call_made