Talent from Art Curators: Harper Montgomery & Others

If you’re in the New York area and interested in the art world, there are a few up and coming women with talent who are certainly worth watching. While this list only includes a few of them, there are certainly many more.

Harper Montgomery: Dr. Montgomery is current the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Professor of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art and Distinguished Lecturer at Hunter College. She received her Ph.D. in Art History at the University of Chicago. Harper Montgomery was the curator in the Print Department at the Museum of Modern Art and she has organized a number of exhibits at Hunter College. These include Open Work in Latin America, New York and Beyond: Conceptualism Reconsidered, 1967-1978 (2013) and the Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan (2005), among others. She teaches courses at Hunter College on modern and contemporary art, and global modernism and and conceptualism.

Roxana Marcoci is the Curator in the Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art. She receive her PhD in Art History, Theory and Criticism from The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (1998). She has organized numerous exhibitions including:  The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook (2012–13); Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I-XVIII (2012); Sanja Iveković: Sweet Violence (2011); Projects 96: Haris Epaminonda (2011) and many others. She has been a visiting critic in the graduate school program at Yale University since 2007 and a contributor to Art Journal, Art in America, Art on Paper, Aperture, Index, and Trans.

Lilian Tone is Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculptures at The Museum of Modern Art. She has a BA from the Law School of The University of São Paulo and a BA from Fine Arts College, Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, São Paulo. She served as an adjunct curator, 25th Bienal de São Paulo (1999–2000); curatorial consultant, Museu Rodin Bahia (2002–2003); and adjunct faculty, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2001–2005). She has organized many exhibitions at MoMA.