How do you pursue a Career in Art Curation?

How do you pursue a Career in Art Curation?

Career in Art Curation

I find a Career in Art Curation very interesting. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Art Curation, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Art Curation. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Art Curation, I came across this amazing page:

Aarti Uppal's perspective!
Aarti Uppal has 14 years & 7 months of professional experience in Art Curation. Aarti Uppal has worked in Art Curation as Owner in Easel Ideas. In Aarti Uppal's own words, this is how Aarti Uppal got into Art Curation: "After doing my schooling from Sacred Heart Convent School Ludhiana, I did my BFA from Govt College of Arts, Chandigarh and MA from Punjab University. Thereafter, I worked as a Graphic Designer for Cosmopolitan Magazine and The Studio. I was always passionate about art and started my own design studio named Easel Ideas in 2002."

Career Video on Art Curation
In a video, Aarti Uppal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Art Curation. Aarti Uppal started by explaining Art Curation as: "A curator is a manager or overseer. Traditionally, a curator or keeper of a cultural heritage institution is a content specialist charged with an institution's collections and involved with the interpretation of heritage material .In other words the title curator is given to a person who selects and often interprets works of art. In addition to selecting works, the curator often is responsible for writing labels, catalog essays, and other content supporting the exhibition." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Art Curation is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Art Curation. Aarti Uppal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
Art History
Genre of Art
Different Mediums
Contemporary Art Trends
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Aarti Uppal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Art Curation:
Talent Spotting
Planning & Strategies
There are great positives of this Career.
Aarti Uppal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Art Curation:
Connecting with Art Work
Work Life Balance
Vibes of an Art Event
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Aarti Uppal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Art Curation:
Selling a Luxury Product
Fear of Forgery

In the final section of the video Aarti Uppal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Art Curation. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Art Curation, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:
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