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Gabriela Rangel

Former Director and Chief Curator, Visual Arts

Gabriela Rangel is a Venezuelan curator, critic, and writer. 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 was the director and chief curator of Visual Arts at Americas Society from 2004 to 2019. She 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

Video: Alice Miceli's Projeto Chernobyl at Americas Society

Monday, December 9, 2019

The Brazilian artist's exhibition shares a radiography of how "humanity affects the world." ... Play Video

Video: The Artists and Feminism behind Give Me What You Ask For

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

From unconvential materials to their own bodies, Costa Rican artists Victoria Cabezas and Priscilla Monge address feminism and tradition in their exhibition at Americas Society. ... Play Video

Video: Tania Bruguera and Hans Ulrich Obrist in Conversation on Trembling Thinking

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The artist exchanged ideas with the cocurator of the Americas Society exhibition based on the works of Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. ... Play Video