Agustin Perez Rubio
Valencia, Spain – 1972
Historian and art critic, curator e consultant for international art collections.
Director of MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (León, Spain) since October, 2009.
From 2003 to 2009 was the curator of the same institution.
Member of the MUSAC Concil and FRAC Collection in Piemonte, Torino, Italy.
Member of CIMAM, AICA, AECA and CEHA.
Directed and delivered several seminars, such as “Jornadas de Estudios de la Imagen de la
Comunidad de Madrid” (Journeys of Studios of Images from the Madrid Community), Seminar on Contemporary Art, Collections and Cultural Management for MUSAC, also classes and courses in prestigious art centers, museums and universities, like Georges Pompidou, in Paris, Seul University, Museu Reina Sofia, in Madrid, Centre d’Art Contemporain, in Geneva e Bard College, in London.
As a curator, has already held over 70 exhibitions at the “Venice Biennial” (Venice Bienalle), MUSAC, MNCARS, Musarnok, “Museo de Bellas Artes na Argentina” (the Argentinian Fine Arts Museum), MARCO e Santalistambul. Has worked with collections such as MUSAC, Serralves and di Castelo Rivoli.
He was responsible for the curation of important solo exhibitions of artists such as: Pierre
Huyghe, Elmgrem & Dragseet, Tobias Rehberger, Julie Mehretu, Txmonin Badiola, Sergio Prego and Jon Mikel Euba, and co-curated with Yuko Hasegawa, Octavio Zaya, Katerina Gregos, Maria Ines Rodrigiuez, João Fernandes and Zsolt Petranyi. In many occasions was the curator of projects for art fairs like: Frieze, ARCO and Artíssima.
Has collaborated with numerous international publications on art and thought, and is co-director of Radar, the journal of Art and Thought from MUSAC.
Wrote books, texts for catalogs and publications on art, architecture and contemporary thought.
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