Monica Amor

Position
Visiting Associate Research Scholar (November 2018)
Office Phone
Office
338 Burr Hall
Bio/Description

Monica Amor holds a Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has written art criticism and essays for Art MarginsArtforumArt JournalArt NexusGrey RoomOctoberPoliesterThird Text, and Trans. She has curated several exhibitions, among them: "Altering History/Alternating Stories for the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas (1996), "Beyond the Document" for the Reina Sofia in Madrid (2000) "re-drawing the line" for Art in General in New York (2000), "Gego Defying Structures" for the Serralves Foundation in Porto (2006) and "Mexico: Expected/Unexpected" for Le Maison Rouge in Paris (2008). She has lectured at The Ohio State University and Sara Lawrence College, and has taught at Hunter College, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, the Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, and the University of Pennsylvania. She is Professor of Global Modern and Contemporary Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her book, Theories of the Nonobject: Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, 1944-1968 was published in 2016 by The University of California Press. Her current book project is titled: Gego: Weaving the Space In-Between.