Assistant Professor, Art History, Theory & Criticism (2009). BA, 1997, Amherst College; MA, 2006, PhD, 2010, The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Publications: Caiana Journal, Artlas Bulletin, ArtMargins, Artforum, ArtNexus, Art in America, Arte al Dia International, Visual Resources, Americas Society Quarterly. Awards: 2013-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, École Normale Supérieure, Paris; Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant; Milton Brown Dissertation Fellowship; Getty Research Institute Library Research Grant; Amherst College Memorial Fellow; Critical Studies Fellow, Whitney Independent Study Program.
Experience at SAIC
Faculty Senate Remuneration and Benefits Committee, 2012–present Dual-Degree Coordinator, 2011–present
Co-Chair of Art History Self-Study Committee, 2012–2013Art History Campus Facilities Study Committee, 2011–2012 Events and Exhibitions Committee, 2009–2011 Curriculum Committee, 2010–2011 Course Evaluation Committee, 2010–2011 Co-creator and faculty advisor, MA/MFA Studio Visit Group, 2010-2013
ARTHI 1002 Art History: Survey of Modern to Contemporary Art and ArchitectureARTHI 2206 Modern and Contemporary Latin American ArtARTHI 2588 National Cinema Histories, http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/nobordersARTHI 3374 Global ConceptualismARTHI 5002 Art History: Graduate Survey of Modern and Contemporary ArtARTHI 5344 Networks and Latin American ArtARTHI 5358 New York, Rio, Buenos Aires: 1960-1980ARTHI 5410 Art History: Latin American Art and CrisisARTHI 5755 Postwar Art and Information TheoryARTHI 5820 Art and MigrationARTHI 5880 ParafictionsARTHI 5980 Special Exhibitions SeminarARTHI 5999 Thesis Tutorial
Current Major Projects
Ghost Messages: Argentine Conceptualism, 1965–1972. Book manuscript, to be completed 2016.
Jaime Daviddovich in Conversation with Daniel R. Quiles (New York: Cisneros Foundation, forthcoming 2016).
Catalogue Essays and Contributions to Scholarly Journals
Chapter contribution, edited volume in addition to exhibition catalogue for Getty Pacific Standard Time exhibition David Lamelas: A Life of Their Own (forthcoming 2017, intended publisher University of California Press).
“Between Chaos and the Furnaces: Argentine Conceptualism,” in A Companion To Modern and Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art, eds. Robin Greeley and Megan Sullivan (Boston: Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2016).
“Black Box / Clear Box: Luis Benedit and Cybernetics,” in Luis Benedit, ed. Maria Torres (Buenos Aires: Fundación Espigas, forthcoming 2016).
“Double Bind: Technology in Argentine Art, 1965-1975,” in Sighting Technology in Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art. María Fernández, ed. (Ithaca, NY: Institute for Comparative Modernities, forthcoming 2016).
"Dead Boars, Viruses, and Zombies: Roberto Jacoby's Art History," Art Journal (Winter 2015): 38-55.
“Mediate Media: Buenos Aires Conceptualism,” exhibition essay for Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960-1980, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2015, https://www.moma.org/d/pdfs/W1siZiIsIjIwMTUvMTIvMTcvODg0aGN1dmd3cV9tcDAxOTA2M19xdWlsZXNfZmluYWxfMTJfMTcucGRmIl1d/mp019063_quiles_final_12_17.pdf?sha=e47b5fcdea912909.
“S(h)ifters: Overidentification in Latin America, 1966-1989,” in From Kapital to Capital: Neue Slowenische Kunst: An Event of the Final Decade of Yugoslavia, exh. cat. Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2015), 426-435.
Outreach: Jaime Davidovich, 1974-1984, exh. cat. (Chicago: Threewalls: Contemporary Art Chicago, 2015).
“Pedro Cabrita Reis: Five Terms,” in Pablo Cabrita Reis, exh. cat. (Chicago: Arts Club of Chicago, 2015).
Introduction and guest-edited special issue, “Highways of the South: Latin American Art Networks,” Artl@s Bulletin, Vol. 3, Issue 2 (Fall 2014).
"Sifters: Overidentification in Latin American Conceptualism," in exhibition catalogue for Neue Slovenische Kunst retrospective, Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, 2014.
"Exhibition as Network, Network as Curator: Canonizing Art from 'Latin America,'" Artlas Bulletin, July 2014.
"Between Organism and Sky: Oscar Bony, 1965–1976," Caiana Journal, Summer 2014.
"My Reference is Prejudiced: David Lamelas's Publication," Art Margins, Fall 2013, pp. 31–62.
"Architectural History as Medium," in Osvaldo Romberg, Translocations: Mies and Melnikov, exh. cat. Plano, IL: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2013.
"Distress," in Dimensional Lines: Art + Dress, exh. cat. (Chicago: Evanston Art Center, 2012).
"Conrad Freiburg: Out of Time," in Conrad Freiburg: It Is What It Isn't, exh. cat. (Chicago: Hyde Park Art Center, 2011).
"Response to Philip Derbyshire's 'Who Was Oscar Masotta?'" Radical Philosophy (Fall 2010).
"Contra-," Ramona (Buenos Aires) (Summer 2010).
"Mixed Fortunes," in Mariliana Arvelo: Mixed Fortunes, ed. José Guillermo Fantoni, exh. cat. (Cambridge, MA: David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, 2009).
"Deciding the Best of Given Choices," in Carla Herrera-Prats: Prep Materials: Art in General New Commissions Program Vol. XIX, exh. cat., ed. Anne J. Barlow and Eva Diaz (New York: Art in General, 2008), 21–37.
"Interview with Roberto Jacoby," Americas Society Quarterly (November 2007), 323–330.
"Burn Out My Identity: Destruction and Collectivity in Greco and Minujín," in Beginning With A Bang! From Confrontation To Intimacy: An Exhibition of Argentine Contemporary Artists, exh. cat., ed. Gabriela Rangel Mantilla (Boston: Harvard University Press and Americas Society, 2007), 69–80.
Criticism and reviews
Other:ArtNexusArte al Dia InternationalBurlington MagazineDis MagazineVisual Resources
- Carmen Lombana (2020), “The End of Times: Sindicato del Terror. The Second Wave of Performance in Mexico City”
- Lauren Makholm (2020), “Imperative Images: Nirma Zárate's Early Screenprints”
- Emilia Nicholson-Fajardo (2020), “Power Play: Subculture and Sadomasochism in the Works of ektor garcía and Tamara Santibañez”
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