Sylvia Navarrete (curator of the exhibition) has held important posts at a number of Mexican institutions, including the Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporáneo, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, and the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, where she served as the associate director between 2001 and 2007. She has also served as professor of contemporary art and art criticism at the Universidad Iberoamericana and at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado “La Esmeralda” in Mexico. She is the author of various books and monographs including Miguel Covarrubias, artist y explorador, Vicente Rojo. Panorama, and Miradas y testimonios and is a member of the Comité Mexicano de Historia Del Arte and a founding member of Mexico’s Patroato de Arte Contemporáneo.
Serge Fauchereau, after serving as professor of American Literature at the New York University and the University of Texas, Austin, became the commissioner of international exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. He later served at such institutions as the Palazzo Grassi in Venice, the Kunsthalle in Bonn, the Tate Modern, Madrid’s Reina Sofía, and carried out an exhibition of Mexican art at the Museo de arte Moderno de Lille. He has published extensively on such modern artists as Georges Braque, Jean Art, and Piet Mondrian.
Anna Indych-López is assistant professor of art history in the art department of The City College of New York (CUNY), where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the modern art of Latin America, Europe, and the United States. Recent publications include essays on modern Mexican art in Art Bulletin, the exhibition catalogue Tamayo: A Modern Icon Reinterpreted, and A Principality of its Own: 40 Years of Visual Arts at the Americas Society, among others. Her forthcoming book from the University of Pittsburgh Press is Mexican Muralism without Walls: Rivera, Orozco, and Siqueiros in the United States.