Leigh Markopoulos

About the Author Leigh Markopoulos

Leigh Markopoulos is a writer, arts manager, and the chair of the graduate program in curatorial practice at California College of the Arts. Formerly the director of Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco, Markopoulos came to San Francisco to take up the position of deputy director of the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. Prior to that she was exhibition organizer at the Serpentine Gallery in London and at the Hayward Gallery. She has curated numerous exhibitions, including, most recently, Love is a Stranger at Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, and has organized over 50 exhibitions ranging from solo shows of the work of Richard Artschwager, Dan Flavin, and Brice Marden to major group exhibitions such as Monuments for the U.S.A. and IRREDUCIBLE: Contemporary Short Form Video.

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Ulay: Act III

Uwe Frank Laysiepen, known as Ulay, is unarguably one of the foremost photographers and performance artists of our time. However, although critically acclaimed, until recently his pioneering work has remained largely unknown; his forty-five year …