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Rachel Weiss | USA

Rachel Weiss
Art historian, researcher, critic
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Graduated in fine arts from Marlboro College (1976) and from the Massachussets College of Art in Boston (1980).

She received several prizes from the Curtin University in Australia or the Aamerican Ucross Foundation. Rachel Weiss is recipient of grants et fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Rockfeller Foundation or the Warhol Foundation.

Rachel Weiss is Professor of Arts Administration and Policy at the School of Art Institute of Chicago, USA.

She is specialized in Cuban and Latinamerican Art, as well as in the concepts of utopia in artistic creation, and that of “global” art on an international artistic stage always extended.

Rachel Weiss has published, co-authored and edited several books of reference on Cuban art.
Her last book to date is To Build the Sky: To and From Utopia in the New Cuban Art, University of Minnesota Press, 2011. She also authored The Nearest Edge of the World: Art and Cuba Now, Polarities (1990). And co-authored Making Art Global (Part 1): The Third Havana Biennial 1989 with Luis Camnitzer, Coco Fusco and Geeta Kapur, Afterall Books (2012).

She edited and contributed in : Writings on Art, Artists and Other Utopias with Luis Camnitzer, University of Texas Press (2009) ; compiled Por América: La obra de Juan Francisco Elso, UNAM (2000) ; edited Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin 1950s-1980s, Queens Museum of Art (1999) ; edited Ante América, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango (1992) and directed Being América, Essays on Art, Literature, and Identity from Latin America, White Pine Press (1991).

Rachel Weiss also contributed to the following books : Collectivism After Modernism : The Art of Social Imagination after 1945, University of Minnesota Press (2007) ; A History of the Renaissance Society 1990-2000, University of Chicago (2004) and Thinking Utopia, Steps into Other Worlds, Berghahn Books (2005).

Her articles and reviews were published in magazines such as Art Nexus, New Art Examiner, Art Journal, Visual Arts and Culture; Social Identities or Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society.