In this talk, Brooke Hodge discusses her career as a curator and the behind-the-scenes explorations, conversations, and negotiations that go into developing exhibitions about architecture, design, and fashion.
Brooke Hodge is deputy director at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. From 2010 to 2014, she was director of exhibitions and publications at Los Angeles’ Hammer Museum, and from 2001-2009 she was curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles. Hodge, who served as director of exhibitions and publications at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design from 1991-2000, is also a widely published writer on architecture and design. From 2008-2014 she contributed the biweekly column “Seeing Things” to the New York Times T Magazine blog.
Image: Megan Radke in a Spun Chair, Heatherwick Studio. Photo by Evan Chavez.