Harper Montgomery

Dr Montgomery is the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Professor of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art and Distinguished Lecturer at Hunter College. She earned a Ph.D. in Art History at the University of Chicago and was a curator in the Print Department at the Museum of Modern Art. Her publications include “Enter for Free: Exhibiting Woodcuts on a Corner in Mexico City” (Art Journal, Winter 2012), “Displaying Indian Labor as Aesthetic Form in Mexico City and New York” (Modernism/modernity, Winter 2014) and Beyond the Aesthetic and the Anti-Aesthetic (Forthcoming, Pennsylvania State University Press), which she co-edited with James Elkins. She organized the exhibitions Open Work in Latin America, New York and Beyond: Conceptualism Reconsidered, 1967-1978 (2013) at Hunter College and the Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan (2005), among others. At Hunter she teaches courses on modern and contemporary art, and global modernism and conceptualism.