Curating Latin American Art
Pablo León de la Barra was selected by a committee of five esteemed experts in Latin American art as Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America. León de la Barra is currently in a two-year residency at the Guggenheim in New York, and is curating the second exhibition in the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, focusing on contemporary art and artists from Latin America. Born in Mexico City in 1972, León de la Barra earned his Ph.D in Histories and Theories from the Architectural Association, London.
León de la Barra has curated or cocurated more than a dozen exhibitions in the past decade, at institutions including the David Roberts Art Foundation and the Architecture Foundation, London; Centre de Art Contemporaine, Geneva, and Kunsthalle Zürich; apexart and Art in General, New York; Casa Luis Barragán, Casa del Lago, and Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Museo La Ene, Buenos Aires; Museu Carmen Miranda, Rio de Janeiro; Beta Local, San Juan; Centro Cultural de España, Guatemala City; Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain; and Proyecto AMIL, Lima.