Javier Rivero Ramos is a fifth-year graduate student at the Department of Art and Archeology focusing on modern Latin American art. His research explores the limits and possibilities of the international networks of artistic exchange that link artists to audiences and colleagues beyond their geographic reach. He is currently working on a dissertation on the transit between visual poetry and postal art in Latin America circa 1960 and 1980.
He received his M.A. in Art History from Hunter College, CUNY. His master’s thesis considered the assembling magazines of Edgardo Antonio Vigo.
Javier edited the first monograph devoted to Raphael Montañez Ortiz, published by El Museo del Barrio in 2020. He co-edited a volume dedicated to Juan Downey in 2019.
He has curated exhibitions on modern and contemporary artists such as Juan Downey and Chopped Liver Press and worked in the curatorial department of several museums and institutions both in Mexico and abroad.
Javier has been the recipient of the Getty Library Research Grant, a Fulbright Scholarship, a FONCA/CONACYT Fellowship for studies abroad and the Beca Fundación Jumex.
He is currently working on an exhibition devoted to Ulises Carrión.