Gerardo Mosquera

Curator, Writer


Born:1945
Country: Cuba

Gerardo Mosquera is a curator, critic and art historian based in Havana. He is Adjunct Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, and advisor at the Rijksakademie van Beeldenden Kunsten, Amsterdam. He is also a member of the advisory board of several art journals.

Mosquera co-founded the Havana Biennial in 1984, and has curated many international exhibitions, among them Border Jam, Montevideo, 2007; Transpacific, Santiago, 2007; Liverpool Biennial International, 2006 (with Manray Hsu); Cordially Invited (with Maria Hlavajova), Utrecht, 2004; Panorama of Brazilian Art, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Vigo, 2003; MultipleCity (with Adrienne Samos), Panama, 2003; Perverting Minimalism, Madrid, 2000; Cildo Meireles (with Dan Cameron), New York, 1999.

He has written numerous texts on contemporary art and art theory for journals such as Third Text, Kunstforum and Art Nexus. His book publications include the Iniva publication Beyond the Fantastic (1995), an anthology of art criticism from Latin America, Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture (2005), co-edited with Jean Fisher, and Copying Eden: Recent Art from Chile (2007).