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About The Author

Gabriela Rangel is an independent curator, editor, and writer based in New York. Most recently she was artistic director of the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA). Prior to that she was visual arts director and chief curator at Americas Society from 2004 to 2019. She holds an MA in curatorial studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, an MA in media and communications studies from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, and a BA in film studies from the International Film School at San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. She has worked at the Fundación Cinemateca Nacional and the Museo Alejandro Otero in Caracas, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions on modern and contemporary art that have included work by such artists as Carlos Cruz-Diez, Gordon Matta-Clark, GEGO, Arturo Herrera, José Leonilson, and Alejandro Xul Solar. She has written for Art in America, Parkett, and Art Nexus, edited numerous books, and contributed texts to such publications as Erick Meyenberg: D Major Isn’t Blue (Museo Amparo, 2020); Lydia Cabrera: Between the Sum and the Parts (Americas Society/Koenig Books, London, 2019); Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela 1955–1975 (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2018); Marta Minujín (Ciudad de Buenos Aires, 2015); and A Principality of Its Own (Americas Society/Harvard University Press, 2006).

Books by Rangel