Dr. Julia Vázquez joined the Albright-Knox in 2020 and is assisting with processing the Marisol Bequest. Prior to coming to the Albright-Knox, she held positions as a curatorial intern or fellow at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Museo Guggenheim Bilbao; Collezione Peggy Guggenheim; the National Gallery of Art; the Museo Nacional del Prado; the Whitney Museum of American Art; and the Musée du Louvre.
Vázquez specializes in the art of the Spanish-speaking world. Previous curatorial work includes providing support for museum exhibitions on subjects such as Carmen Herrera; Gego; Lygia Clark; and the Surrealists, including Leonora Carrington, Remedios Varo, and Frida Kahlo. In 2017 she organized the exhibition Picasso’s ‘Dream and Lie of Franco’: The Spanish Civil War in Print for the Meadows Museum in Dallas, Texas.
Vázquez received her PhD in 2020 from the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, where she previously received her master’s degree and Master of Philosophy. She received her bachelor’s degree from the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University.