Intersect Chicago Curatorial Selections: Rebecca Anne Proctor

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Nov 24, 2020 7:31PM

Rebecca Anne Proctor is the former Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar Art and Harper’s Bazaar Interiors, a role she held since January 2015. She is now an independent journalist and broadcaster covering contemporary art and current affairs in the Middle East and Africa. Her writing has been published in The New York Times Style Magazine; Bloomberg Businessweek, The Forward, Artnet News, Frieze, BBC, The Art Newspaper, The Forward, Arab News, Galerie, Ocula, The National, ArtNews and The Business of Fashion. She is an international consultant for Rizzoli Books and also regularly writes texts for books and catalogues on Middle Eastern and African art and culture. Rebecca obtained her M. Litt from Christie’s London in Modern and Contemporary Art History after which she worked at Gagosian Gallery before moving to Paris to pursue a double MA in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Conflict Resolution from the American University of Paris and a Master’s in Sociologie des Conflits (Sociology of Conflicts) from the L’Institut Catholique, also in Paris. She is a highly in-demand speaker and moderator on art, culture and current affairs throughout the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the US. Through her work Rebecca argues that art and culture are a means to enhancing cross-cultural dialogue and peace in conflict burdened areas.

Below Proctor selects standout works from Intersect Chicago.

Hamed Ouattara
Ouaga, 2017
Out of Africa Gallery
Abdoulaye Konaté
Gris orange, 2016
Primae Noctis Gallery
Rachel Lee Hovnanian
FLIRL, 2018
Leila Heller Gallery
Carl Andre
Little Copper Galaxy, 2000
Paula Cooper Gallery
Faig Ahmed
Double Tension, 2011
Montoro12 Contemporary Art
Adjani Okpu-Egbe
Nigerian Samaritan Rescuing Ambazonian Girls , 2018
Sulger Buel Gallery
Flavie Audi
Tender Erosion 2, low table, 2020
Nilufar Gallery
Alia Ali
Chevron, 2019
Galerie SINIYA28
Gregor Jenkin
Cantilever Desk, 2017
Southern Guild
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