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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

Antonio Manuel ganha retrospectiva em Nova York

Sunday, September 25, 2011  |  Agência O Globo

"Antonio Manuel is a very important artist for this period [during the 1960s and 1970s], in between the intersection of conceptual art, neo-concretism, and pop art," says AS/COA's Gabriela Rangel speaking of Americas Society's exhibition Antonio Manuel: I Want to Act, Not Represent! (em portugues) ... Read More

Arturo Herrera: Les Noces (The Wedding)

Tuesday, February 1, 2011  |  Susan Segal  |  The Huffington Post

On February 3, 2011, Americas Society will premier its latest exhibit featuring artist Arturo Herrera. The exhibition, titled Arturo Herrera: Les Noces (The Wedding) and curated by Gabriela Rangel (Americas Director of Society Visual Arts) is guaranteed to touch upon all the senses of the spectator. ... Read More

Arturo Herrera: Les Noces (The Wedding)

Friday, December 31, 2010

Americas Society released a fully illustrated publication about the exhibition Arturo Herrera: Les Noces (The Wedding), which explored the relationship between abstraction, animation, modern dance, and music. The catalogue features essays by Nuit Banai, Lynn Garafalo, and Gabriela Rangel, as well as interviews with Herrera, Christopher Newton, and Dame Monica Mason. ... Read More

Carlos Cruz-Diez: (In)Formed by Color

Sunday, August 31, 2008

One of the finest exponents of Latin American Kinetic and Op art, the Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez is a legend among contemporaries such as Jesus Soto and Alejandro Otero. In 2008, the Americas Society orchestrated Cruz-Diez's first solo exhibition in the United States, for which Carlos Cruz Diez: InFormed by Color is the exhibition catalogue—the first comprehensive publication in English devoted to the artist. ... Read More