'Arguably the hottest catalogue of the season ... It is already rumoured to have become the must-have directory for curators' Art World 'One ought to be impressed by the remarkable endurance of the yellow pages in the age of cell phones and Google. The massive artist directory published for the New Museum's "Younger Than Jesus" Triennial is rather reassuring in this sense. ... it is a true relief to find once again that printed matter actually matters. The book as a medium, and as an attractive object, is still what seems to guarantee [...] that what it contains won't get lost in the stream of cultural production. ... a very cheap, very cute encyclopedia of the very latest visual artists' Mousse
About the Author
"Laura Hoptman is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh and sole curator of the 2004 Carnegie International. While Assistant Curator in the Department of Drawings at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Hoptman curated the critically praised show Drawing Now: Eight Propositions. She has curated exhibitions and projects on Yayoi Kusama, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Elizabeth Peyton, John Currin, Luc Tuymans, and others."
Lauren Cornell is a Curator at the New Museum. Previously, she served as Executive Director of Rhizome, worked on the Andy Warhol Project at the Whitney Museum, and directed Ocularis, a microcinema in Brooklyn.