“Damaged Goods: Desire and the Economy of the Object,” 1986. Exhibition view: New Museum, New York.

New Museum Kraus Family Curator, Gary Carrion-Murayari, speaks to the curator and writer Brian Wallis about his work at the New Museum in the early to mid 1980s. Wallis was the curator of several exhibitions at the New Museum including "Damaged Goods: Desire and the Economy of the Object" (1986) and "Hans Haacke: Unfinished Business" (1986) and was the editor of the first ground breaking anthologies published by the New Museum, "Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation" (1984) and "Blasted Allegories: An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists" (1987). They speak about these projects as well as Wallis's time as the Chief Curator of the International Center of Photography in New York from 2000-2015.