Experts & Leadership

Aimé Iglesias Lukin

Iglesias Lukin

Director and Chief Curator of Art


Aimé Iglesias Lukin is an art historian and curator. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, she has lived in New York since 2011. Her Ph.D. in art history from Rutgers University, titled “This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York 1965–1975,” became a show at Americas Society in 2021. She completed her M.A. at The Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and her undergraduate studies in art history at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Her research received grants from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Terra and Andrew W. Mellon Foundations, and the ICAA Peter C. Marzio Award from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Her writing has been presented at conferences internationally and published by prestigious museums and academic journals, including the New Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum. She curated exhibitions independently in museums and cultural centers and previously worked in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art, and Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires.


Contributions from Aimé Iglesias Lukin

El Dorado: A Reader
/ Edited by Aimé Iglesias Lukin, Tie Jojima, Edward J. Sullivan, and Karen Marta

Published with the exhibition El Dorado: Myths of Gold, the book investigates how a legend as malleable as gold itself has alchemized from myth to reality.