Susanna V. Temkin

Susanna V. Temkin


CCL Class of 2024


El Museo del Barrio



Institution at time of Fellowship

El Museo del Barrio

Susanna V. Temkin is Curator at El Museo del Barrio, and holds a PhD. degree from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. At El Museo she has curated or co-organized such exhibition as DOMESTICANX (2022); Estamos Bien: La Trienal 20/21; and the museum’s fiftieth anniversary show, Culture and the People (2019). With Rodrigo Moura and Lee Sessions, she is the co-curator of the current exhibition, Something Beautiful: Reframing La Colección, the museum’s most ambitious permanent collections exhibition in nearly two decades. Prior to El Museo, she served as Assistant Curator at Americas Society in New York, as well as the research and archive specialist at the Cecilia de Torres, Ltd., where she assisted in co-authoring the digital catalogue raisonné of artist Joaquín Torres-García. Temkin has published essays and reviews in the Rutgers Art Review, Burlington Magazine, and Hemispheres; Alice Neel: People Come First (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) ; and authored the chronology of Concrete Cuba: Cuba Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s, produced by David Zwirner Books.

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