Paloma Checa-Gismero

art historian and critic

PhD Candidate in Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the Visual Arts department
at the University of California, San Diego


I am a scholar of modern and contemporary art in Latin America, with an emphasis on art from Cuba and Mexico. My research interests include curatorial studies, transnational exchanges, and art theory.

In December 2016 Spanish press Consonni published
Yo veo / tú significas, my Spanish translation of Lucy R. Lippard's I See / You Mean (1972, 2016)
I am co-author of the catalog of
Los Sujetos, exhibition in the Spanish Pavilion of the 2015 Venice Biennale

Since 2014 I am a member of the editorial collective of FIELD, a journal of socially engaged art criticism

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