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curator

in the family law of Scotland, usually a parent who has responsibility to act with a minor in his affairs. The Age of Legal Capacity (Scotland) Act 1991 has practically replaced the term with the guardian, who has responsibility for children under 16 who, under the Act, cannot contract without his consent save in exceptional circumstances set out in the Act.

CURATOR, persons, contracts. One who has been legally appointed to take care of the interests of one who, on account of his youth, or defect of his understanding, or for some other cause, is unable to attend to them himself.
     2. There are curators ad bona, of property, who administer the estate of a minor, take care of his person, and intervene in all his contracts; curators ad litem, of suits, who assist the minor in courts of justice, and act as curator ad bona in cases where the interests of the curator are opposed to the interests of the minor. Civ. Code of Louis. art. 357 to 366. There are also curators of insane persons Id. art. 31; and of vacant successions and absent heirs. Id. art. 1105 to 1125.
     3. The term curator is usually employed in the civil law, for that of guardian.

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The Curatorial and Operations Center includes office space, conference rooms, and a large lunchroom that doubles as a meeting space.
41 pesos, pagados a Perez Villa por la Coordinacion Nacional de Musica y Opera del INBA Perez para coadyuvar--de agosto a noviembre de 2015--en la produccion y desarrollo curatorial y procesos museograficos de Leon Golub y Nairy Baghramian en el Tamayo, la gestion de Juan Gaitan exige una revision.
Our curatorial summer camp follows initiatives such as Project Space, dedicated to new tendencies in artistic production and emerging curatorial practices and highlights the role that the museum plays as a site of knowledge production and debate, and our commitment to sharing new perspectives on art in relation to its contexts," Mathaf director Abdellah Karroum said.
If the goal of the contemporary curator is to create meaning and provide context for new art, which is what O'Neill claims, then curators must look past the critical and curatorial discourse that is rooted in the exhibition space and investigate how meaning is derived and applied outside of the gallery.
This theoretical discussion grounded our curatorial research in artistic practices that resonated with the political and cultural climate in New York at the time.
Or similarly, O'Neill writes about the curatorial as "a durational, transformative, and speculative activity, a way of keeping things in flow, mobile, in between, indeterminate, crossing over and between people, identities, and things, encouraging certain ideas to come to the fore in an emergent communicative process.
The baggage of language is the burden of contemporary art writing, its related fields such as curatorial and artists' statements, catalogue essays, etc.
The end result of this curatorial approach, at least in terms of visitors' experiences, is to present ceramic objects seemingly devoid of a material history and independent of the creative process prior to their delivery to the gallery space.
Another important addition to the curatorial brain trust is Amy Poster, who lives in New York but will be in residence here part-time.
The partnership represents a great opportunity to develop research that can support practising artists and photographers as well as exploring new territory for building an infrastructure to consider new ways of thinking about curatorial work.
An essay by Sarah Kennel, curatorial assistant at the National Gallery, situates Bearden's influence in old master Western art.
The New York-based museum, along with Russia's State Hermitage and Austria's Kunsthistorisches Museums, will provide expertise in development and curatorial matters.