Art Critics' Reading List

DIANA NAWI

DIANA NAWI

Diana Nawi is an independent curator based in Los Angeles. She previously served as associate curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) for five years, where she curated exhibitions including “John Dunkley: Neither Day nor Night,” “Adler Guerrier: Formulating a Plot,” “Iman Issa: Heritage Studies” and “Nari Ward: Sun Splashed,” a mid-career survey of the artist’s work. [...]



GABRIEL PEREZ-BARREIRO

GABRIEL PEREZ-BARREIRO

Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro is director and chief curator of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. From 2002 to 2008, he was curator of Latin American art at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin. In 2007, he was chief curator of the 6th Mercosul Biennial in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Prior to that, he [...]



DIANE MULLIN

DIANE MULLIN

Diane Mullin is senior curator at the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota.  She earned her PhD in Art History from Washington University in St. Louis. Mullin was director of Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery (2002-2004) where she ran the MCAD/McKnight and MCAD/Jerome fellowship programs. Her exhibitions include “Paul [...]



CARLA ACEVEDO-YATES

CARLA ACEVEDO-YATES

Carla Acevedo-Yates is a curator, researcher, and art critic. She earned an M.A. in Curatorial Studies and Contemporary Art at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College where she was awarded with the Ramapo Curatorial Prize. Previously she earned a B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Cultures from Barnard College, Columbia [...]



LEONIE BRADBURY

LEONIE BRADBURY

Originally from the Netherlands, Leonie Bradbury is a curator of contemporary art and has served as the director of Montserrat College of Art Galleries in Beverly, Mass., since 2005. Bradbury is a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy and art theory at the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts and is completing her dissertation “The [...]



ALEXIA TALA

ALEXIA TALA

Alexia Tala is an independent curator based in Santiago, Chile. She is currently co-curator of the 20th Bienal de Arte Paiz in Guatemala, curator of the Printmaking Collectors Club of Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and artistic director of Plataforma Atacama, an organization that addresses the relationship between art [...]



SCOTT THORP

SCOTT THORP

Scott Thorp is an artist, writer and educator specializing in creativity. He is chairperson of the Department of Art at Augusta University, as well as a contributing writer and editor for ARTPULSE. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors for Westobou Festival and is vice president of the Mid-America College Art Association. With an [...]



LOUISE DÉRY

LOUISE DÉRY

Louise Déry lives and works in Montréal. She holds a PhD in art history and is the director of the Galerie de l’UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal). She has curated many projects in Canada, Europe and Asia featuring major artists, including Daniel Buren, Giuseppe Penone, Michael Snow, Nancy Spero, Shary Boyle, Dominique Blain and [...]



NOAH SIMBLIST

NOAH SIMBLIST

Noah Simblist is chair and associate professor of Art at SMU Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas. He works as a curator, writer and artist with a focus on the art and politics of Israel and Palestine and has contributed to Art Journal, Modern Painters, Art Papers, Art Lies, ARTPULSE, Art21 and other publications. [...]



MARKETTA HAILA

MARKETTA HAILA

Marketta Haila (formerly Seppälä) is currently an independent curator. She was founding director of the Pori Art Museum in Finland from 1979 to 1998, director of Frame Visual Art Finland Finnish Fund for Art Exchange from 1998 to 2010 and editorial director of Framework: The Finnish Art Review, published by Frame, from 2003 to 2010. [...]