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Happy 60th Birthday To Ridgewood's Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Happy birthday to Ridgewood's Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.
Happy birthday to Ridgewood's Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – Happy birthday to Ridgewood’s Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev!

Christov-Bakargiev, a native of Ridgewood, turns 60 Dec. 2.

She is a writer, art historian and curator who was born Dec. 2, 1957, in Ridgewood.

She was the artistic director of dOCUMENTA (13), which opened June 9, 2012 in Kassel. Previously, she was the director of the Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Torino at Castello di Rivoli in Turin until 2009, and chief curator of the same museum from 2002-08.

In October 2012, ArtReview magazine named her number one in its annual Power 100 list of the most influential figures in contemporary art.

She is married to the Italian artist Cesare Pietroiusti and has two daughters.

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