Tanya Barson

United Kingdom

Tanya Barson is Chief Curator of MACBA, Barcelona. Previously, she was Curator of International Art at Tate Modern 2007-2016, and Exhibitions and Collections Curator at Tate Liverpool, 2004-2007. She originally joined Tate in 1997 as an Assistant Curator. She has curated exhibitions including Christian Marclay: Compositions, MACBA (2019), Melanie Smith: Farce and Artifice, MACBA (2018); Rosemarie Castoro: Focus at Infinity, MACBA (2017); Georgia O’Keeffe, Tate Modern (2016), Mira Schendel, Tate Modern (2013); Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic at Tate Liverpool (2010); Oiticica in London, Tate Modern (2007); Ellen Gallagher: Coral Cities, Tate Liverpool (2007); Jake and Dinos Chapman: Bad Art for Bad People, Tate Liverpool (2006); Making History: Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to Now, Tate Liverpool (2006); and Frida Kahlo, Tate Modern (2005). She was an advisor for Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015, Whitechapel Art Gallery (2015). From 2002 to 2016 she worked with Tate’s Adjunct Curator of Latin American art [Cuauhtémoc Medina 2002-2008, Julieta Gonzalez 2008-2012, Jose Roca 2012-2014, and Inti Guerrero 2016-] to acquire Latin American art for the Tate collection.

Images of Adversity and Resistance in the Americas

29 August, at 7:00 pm (GMT+1)