The Curator’s Wishlist is a collection of artworks chosen by some of the biggest new names in art curation, writing and collecting. We approached some of our favourite voices in the contemporary art world, and tasked them with selecting five artworks that are at the top of their wishlist.
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Marie-Odile, an art collector, TikToker and Paris-based content curator chose First Contact by Baldvin Ringsted, Heatwave by Yannis Guibinga, Cactus Majorelle by Nadia Attura, Untitled #17 (from the series Solar Caress) by Pak Keung Wan and pbs.org/nova/earth/greenlandisshrinking by Tabitha Soren for her wishlist.
Alayo Akinkugbe, the brains behind A Black History of Art, has picked Somalia 4 by Philip Maltman, Summer Daylily by Jeannine Cook, Ke ile ka tswela pele ka ho tereka a ntse a bua by Lebohang Kganye, The Power and the Glory by Dangerous Minds Artists and Femi Kuti by Martin Thompson as her top 5.
Leo Sartain, Director of The Rafiki Gallery selected Untitled (Marlboro Man) by Peter Horvath, Cow Girl by Grace Kennison, Kiss by Johanna Melvin, Collage 1 by Abigail Robertson and Beach of a Day by Will Claridge for his wishlist.
Joséphine-May Bailey, an art historian, curator at Liliya Gallery and the voice behind Procrastinarting has chosen nomad #10 by Zin Lim, The Center of Chaos by Lisa Kellner, Scrub by Sue Kennington, Every Day’s an Endless Stream by Jane Pryor and WITH A BUTTERFLY KISS AND A LADYBUG HUG by Daniela Schweinsberg as her picks.
Alicia Puig from Create! Magazine has chosen Lost & Found by Susan Schmidt, Return The Way That You Came by Alexandra Gallagher, Cactus Flower by Nadia Attura, Above The Floating Valley by Michelle Loa Kum Cheung and Alchemy by Dairo Vargas for her Curator’s Wishlist picks.