Mirtha Dermisache. Because I write!



Mirtha Dermisache. Because I write!

Along with the first retrospective museum exhibition of the Argentine artist Mirtha Dermisache. Because I write! Organized by MALBA , a 300-page catalog has been published on her oeuvre –in a double edition in Spanish and English–, co-published with the Fundación Espigas and with the support of the Archivo Mirtha Dermisache and the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA). The book includes the curatorial essay of Agustín Pérez Rubio, artistic director of MALBA; and hitherto unpublished texts by Guy Schraenen, editor/publisher and founder of the publishing house Guy Schraenen éditeur and the Archive for Small Press & Communication (A.S.P.C.); Belén Gache, writer and poet; and Lucía Cañada (UBA-IDEAS- UNSAM), as well as a biographical chronicle of the artist by Cintia Mezza, Cecilia Iida and Ana Raviña of the Archivo Mirtha Dermisache.

“Jaime Davidovich: Avant-Garde Adventures” at MoMA, book launch & panel discussion



To celebrate the release of the book Jaime Davidovich in conversation with/en conversación con Daniel R. Quiles,the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) will present the panel discussion Jaime Davidovich: Avant-Garde Adventures from Buenos Aires to SoHo and Beyond, related to the publication at The Museum of Modern Art’s Celeste Bartos Theater.


Daniel R. Quiles, author of the publication and Associate Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago;
Julieta González, Artistic Director at Museo Jumex in Mexico City and Adjunct Curator of modern and contemporary art at MASP, São Paulo;
Sina Najafi, co-founder and editor-in-chief of New York based Cabinet magazine and curator of Jaime Davidovich: “The Live! Show;”
Andrew Lampert, artist, teacher and former Curator of Collections of the Anthology Film Archives.

Moderated by Stuart Comer, MoMA’s Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 
6:30 pm
The Museum of Modern Art
The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
Celeste Bartos Theater
4 West 54 Street Between 5th and 6th Avenues

RSVP international@moma.org