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Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, curator, writer.


  • Graduate magna cum laude, University Pisa, 1981.


  • Senior curator Process Status 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City, 1999—2001. Chief curator Castello di Rivoli Museum Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy, since 2002. Jury member Venice Biennale, 2001.

    Artistic director Biennale of Sydney, 2008.


  • Arte Povera: Abridged Edition
  • Edited by one of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject, Arte Povera is the most complete overview of this movement ever published.


  • Married; children: Lucia, Rosa.
  • children: Lucia Christov-Bakargiev
  • Rosa Christov-Bakargiev
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
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  • 1981
    University Pisa
  • 1999 - 2001
    Senior, curator P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
  • 2002
    chief curator Castello di Rivoli Museum Contemporary Art
    Turin, Piemonte, Italy