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Gabriela Rangel

Director, Visual Arts and Chief Curator

Gabriela Rangel holds an MA in curatorial studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, an MA in media and communications studies from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, and a BA in film studies from the International Film School at San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. She is currently the director of Visual Arts and chief curator at the Americas Society. Prior to this position she was assistant curator of Latin American art and programs coordinator for the International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
 
She has curated exhibitions on the work of Marta Minujin, Gordon Matta Clark, Paula Trope, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Juan Downey, and Dias & Riedweg, among others. Rangel has also made catalogue contributions to Arturo Herrera (Transnocho Arte Contacto, 2009), Arte no es vida (El Museo del Barrio, 2008), Da Adversidade Vivemos: Artistes d'Amérique latine (Musee de Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 2001) and Liliana Porter (Centro de Arte Recoleta, Buenos Aires) and co-edited A Principality on its Own (Americas Society-David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard, 2006).

Contributions from Gabriela Rangel

Book Review: Told and Untold

Thursday, June 29, 2017  |  Communication Arts 

The catalogue Told and Untold: The Photo Stories of Kati Horna in the Illustrated Press is an "unpretentious, yet exacting approach to [Horna's] considerable legacy", published in concert with an exhibition at Americas Society. ... Read More

Video: Erick Meyenberg – The wheel bears no resemblance to a leg

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Mexican artist explains how the American Society exhibition connects Mexico City, power, and surrealism through multimedia installations. ... Play Video

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