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Patrice Giasson

Alex Gordon Curator of Art of the Americas, Neuberger Museum of Art

 

Patrice Giasson is the Alex Gordon Curator of Art of the Americas at the Neuberger Museum of Art (NMA) and teaches in the Department of Art History at SUNY Purchase College since 2009. He specializes in Modern and Contemporary Latin American art. He has curated several exhibitions of Latin American art and published extensively. He is the editor of A Studio in the Museum: The Playful Universe of Ignacio Iturria (NMA, SUNY Purchase College, 2018); Teresa Margolles: We Have a Common Thread (NMA, SUNY Purchase College, 2015); Pre-Columbian Remix: The Art of Enrique Chagoya, Demián Flores, Rubén Ortiz-Torres, and Nadín Ospina (NMA, SUNY Purchase College, 2013); Brincando Fronteras, Creaciones Locales Mexicanas y Globalización (Mexico: CONACULTA, 2012); and Memorias sobre la Pintura Didáctica y la Escritura Figurativa de los Antiguos Mexicanos (Mexico: UNAM, 2002, 2nd Ed. 2009). He is the co-editor, with Helaine Posner, of Leandro Erlich: Port of Reflections (NMA, SUNY Purchase College, 2017). From 2005 to 2007, Giasson was Postdoctoral researcher at the Centre de Recherches sur les Arts et le Langage at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS-PARIS) and recipient of a Fellowship of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.