Art History: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Margarita Aguilar (Art History) has been appointed director of the Museo del Barrio in East Harlem, which is known for its collection of Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino art. Ms. Aguilar once served as a curator at the Museo del Barrio before working as a vice president and senior specialist in Latin American Art at Christie’s, an international company that offers fine art auctions and private sales. She has worked extensively on colonial, modern, and contemporary art of the Americas, specializing in photography by American, Latin American, and Latino artists. Her dissertation focuses on the work of Nuyorican artist Adal. (posted 9-2011)

Anastasia R. Aukeman (Art History) was the 2011 recipient of the Henry Luce/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Fellowship in American Art. (posted 9-2011)

Submitted on: SEP 20, 2011

Category: Art History, Student News