Rene de Guzman

Recorded live in front of a studio audience at Triple Base Gallery on July 10th, 2008 as a part of the exhibition “Open for Business”. In this raw interview Brian and Patricia talk to René de Guzman about the cultural origins of art, how museums can be relevant in the 21st century, and Oakland’s future as an art center.

René de Guzman is the senior curator of art at the Oakland Museum of California. Previously, he was the director of visual arts at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA).

Triple Base Gallery
René de Guzman
Oakland Museum of California
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Mark Tribe
Creative Time
Angela Davis
César Chávez
Coretta Scott King
Howard Zinn
Paul Potter
Chicago Seven
Black Panthers
Mark Dion
David Wilson
Museum of Jurassic Technology
James Irvine Foundation
Dorothea Lange
Trevor Paglen
Charles and Ray Eames
Daniel Libeskind

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_150_Ren_de_Guzman.mp3


Operations Manager at Bad at Sports
Christopher Hudgens is the Operations Manager for BaS and works in various other capacities for other organizations in the Chicago Art & Culture scene. Most recently as Business Operations Manager for the Bridge Art Fair and currently an advocate for all things art & technology.

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