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Gabriela Rangel

Director, Visual Arts and Chief Curator

Gabriela Rangel is a Venezuelan curator, critic and writer based in New York. Rangel holds an M.A. in curatorial studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, an M.A. in media and communications studies from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, and a B.A. in film studies from the International Film School at San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. She is the Director and Chief Curator of Visual Arts at Americas Society. She has curated and co-curated exhibitions on the work of Silvia Gruner, Marta Minujín, Gego, Gordon Matta Clark, Xul Solar, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Juan Downey, and Dias & Riedweg, among others. Rangel also contributed to exhibition catalogues and periodicals on topics related to the critical revision of modernisms in Latin America such as Parkett, Art in America, Trans, and Art Nexus.

Contributions from Gabriela Rangel

Borges’s Cosmic Ally

Thursday, April 18, 2013  |  The New York Times

Xul Solar and Jorge Luis Borges: The Art of Friendship at Americas Society explores the not-yet fully recognized singularity of the mystic artist and his intellectual affinity with the Argentine writer.   ... Read More

Blue Period

Wednesday, February 20, 2013  |  The Jewish Week

AS/COA's Gabriela Rangel notes how artist Yishai Jusidman "achieved a very difficult task to bring painterly conventions into an abstract reality that is self-referential as well as historical" in Prussian Blue on view at Americas Society. ... Read More