Born in 1972 in Valencia, Spain, he lives and works in Madrid.
Historian, art critic, professor and curator Agustin Pérez Rubio has curated more than 150 exhibitions at museums, art centres and biennials, mainly in Europe and Latin America. Currently an independent curator, Pérez Rubio is involved in projects related to decolonial issues in Museums, as well as research that attempts to delve into artists who create political discourse on gender.
Pérez Rubio was curator -with Maria Berios, Lisette Lagnado and Renata Cervetto- of the 11th Berlin Biennale (2019-20). Previously, he was curator of the Chilean Pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale (2019), and Artistic director of the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) (2014–18), where he developed a socio-political programme dedicated to female Latin American artists. Earlier he was Chief curator and Director of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), Spain (2003–13), building an international collection and program from the ground up.
Pérez Rubio is a member of the board of the Istanbul Biennial and CIMAM (2017–2022). He was honored as guest professor at the Institut für Kunst im Kontext, Universität der Künste Berlin (2019–2020).