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Tatiana Flores

Dr. Tatiana Flores is a Professor in the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies with a joint appointment in the Department of Art History. A specialist in modern and contemporary Latin American art, she is the author of Mexico’s Revolutionary Avant-Gardes: From Estridentismo to ¡30-30! (Yale University Press, 2013). A revisionist and interdisciplinary account of Mexican modern art as seen through two avant-garde movements, the book was awarded the 2014 Humanities Book Prize by the Mexico Section of the Latin American Studies Association. A 2017-18 Getty Scholar, Flores received the 2016 Arts Writers book prize from the Andy Warhol Foundation and was the 2007-2008 Cisneros Visiting Scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. She is President of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (ASAP), past chair of the editorial board of Art Journal, and also serves on the boards of ASAP/Journal and Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture. Professor Flores is active as an independent curator. She was an invited expert for the launch of the Getty Foundation’s initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. As part of this program, she curated the critically acclaimed exhibition Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago for the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach, CA and was also an adviser for the Skirball Cultural Center exhibition Another Promised Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico.