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Event Mary A. Valverde-Works on view Mar 28, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Sensory Impact, American Abstract Artists (AAA) Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY, May 1 2014 - May 1 2015,
May 01, 2014
Event Robert Hickman-Fluid Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island NY,
May 03, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
Jun 13, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-We Make the Treasure Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco, CA,
Jun 19, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio Martin Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA,
Aug 27, 2014
Event Marthe Keller-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Portfolio The Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College,
Aug 27, 2014
Sep 02, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-Sex Without Bodies Temporary Agency Chashama 855 Wyckoff Ave. Queens, NY 11385,
Sep 05, 2014
Event Becky Brown-"No, said the Fruit Bowl" Governor's Island, in the kitchen of Building 407-A on Colonel's Row,
Sep 06, 2014
Event David J Wilson-Socrates Sculpture Park Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard Blvd @ Broadway,
Sep 07, 2014
Event Hugh Walton-Wash Your Mouth Out Romano Gallery Armstrong-Hipkins Center fo rthe Arts Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ 07825,
Sep 08, 2014
Event Reiner Leist-Cityscapes and Memories: Measuring Absence Deutsches Haus at NYU,
Sep 09, 2014
Event Brian Wood-Spin Zero NOVELLA GALLERY 164 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002,
Sep 11, 2014
Event Peter Dudek- North Adams & Pierogi XX North Adams & 177 North 9 Street, Brooklyn,
Sep 12, 2014
Event Katerina Lanfranco-All Worked Up Sep 12, 2014
Event Peter Dudek-Susan Hartung, Following the Line The Teaching Gallery at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy NY,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Michael Berube-#occupycommonground Church of St. Paul The Apostle, corner of Columbus Ave. and W. 60th St.,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Jenny Jaskey-E/I: Saturday Discussions Tanya Bonakdar Gallery ,
Sep 20, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Doppler Shift 68 Elm Street Summit, NJ 07901,
Sep 28, 2014
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Harper Montgomery

Distinguished Lecturer and Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Professor in Latin American Art

Harper Montgomery’s courses on Latin American art at Hunter College will focus on avant-gardism, social activism, institutions, and cross-cultural conditions for making and displaying art. She is a specialist in modern and contemporary Latin American art with focuses on Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, and the Latino U.S. during the early twentieth-century and the contemporary moment. Her research interests include audiences, historiography, and relationships between popular and avant-garde art forms. She has written essays and entries for catalogs for the Museum of Modern Art, El Museo del Barrio, and Real Artways, and has curated numerous exhibitions, including the Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan (as the North American curator) and solo shows of the work of Francis Alÿs and Felipe Dulzaides. An essay on exhibitions of avant-garde woodcuts in Mexico City during the 1920s appears in El Futuro: XXI Coloquio Internacional de Historia del Arte (Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Mexico City, 2010). She is a critic for ArtNexus and has written for InterReview and the Chicago Art Journal; is currently co-editing Beyond the Aesthetic and the Anti-Aesthetic (with James Elkins), forthcoming in 2012; and is working on a book manuscript on efforts to recruit audiences for advanced art in Mexico City, Buenos Aires, and Havana during the 1920s.

Montgomery received her MA from Columbia University and her PhD from the University of Chicago. She has taught at the University of Chicago, the Rhode Island School of Design, and was an assistant curator in the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books at the Museum of Modern Art. She has given lectures on modernism and folk art in Mexico during the 1920s, the aesthetic theory of philosopher and activist José Carlos Mariátegui, and Cuban art of the 1980s at conferences at the Center for Latin American Visual Studies at the University of Texas and CAA. Montgomery has received fellowships from the Mellon and Rockefeller Foundations, and the University of Chicago.


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