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Aimé Iglesias Lukin

Director and Chief Curator, Visual Arts

Aimé Iglesias Lukin is an art historian and curator. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, she has lived in New York since 2011. She is finishing her PhD in art history at Rutgers University with a dissertation titled, “This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York 1965–1975,” which seeks to map the international networks through which migrant artists from across the hemisphere created communities in the metropolis, analyzing topics of travel, exile, and identity in these artists’ artworks.

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 Smithsonian American Art Museum, 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

Video: Launch of the Book Feliciano Centurión

Friday, October 2, 2020

The curator of Abrigo and experts on Latin American visual arts discussed the first monograph ever published in any language on the life and work of the Paraguayan artist. ... Play Video

Video: Festivals and Biennials in Times of COVID-19

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Festival directors and curators from Guanajuato, Istanbul, Porto Alegre, and Toronto shared how they’re adapting 2020 programming and their visions for the near future. ... Play Video

Video: La Cultura Durante la Crisis — El Rol de los Gobiernos Locales

Monday, May 4, 2020

Representantes de gobiernos locales en Argentina, Brasil, Uruguay y asociaciones internacionales hablan del nuevo foco en lo local para el sector cultural después de la pandemia. ... Play Video

Video: Art at a Distance — Promoting Visual Arts during the Health Crisis

Thursday, April 16, 2020

From 9/11 to the to the 2009 financial crisis to COVID-19, editors and critics of leading visual arts media discussed how arts institutions can adapt and find new purpose during crisis. ... Play Video

Video: Abrigo at Americas Society — A Tour of Feliciano Centurión's First U.S. Solo Exhibition

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

In this mini-documentary, curator Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro and Americas Society Visual Arts Director Aimé Iglesias Lukin talk about Abrigo, the first solo exhibition of Paraguayan artist Feliciano Centurión in the United States. ... Play Video