Maurice Ortega to Head Curatorial Assistance

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Maurice Ortega has been named Director of Exhibitions at Curatorial Assistance, the Pasadena, California, organization that produces traveling exhibitions and publications and provides exhibition-design and collection-management services, among other things. Ortega is the former director of the Queensland Centre for Photography in Brisbane, Australia, where he organized more than 390 exhibitions and more than 100 catalogues. Curatorial Assistance’s current portfolio of exhibitions includes Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal; Posing Beauty in African American Culture; Hoppé Portraits: Society, Studio and Street; Where Children Sleep: Photographs by James Mollison and This Place, a photographic survey of Israel by photographers including Josef Koudelka, Stephen Shore, Thomas Struth, and Jeff Wall.