Karen Grimson

Curatorial Assistant, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Museum of Modern Art

Karen Grimson is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, where she works primarily on exhibitions and acquisition proposals of art from Latin America overseen by Inés Katzenstein. After completing her Art History degree at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA, Argentina), Karen joined MoMA’s Department of Drawings in 2011, and has since been involved in organizing the following exhibitions: Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972; Mike Kelley; Joaquín Torres- García: The Arcadian Modern; Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil; and Sur Moderno, the exhibition devoted to the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Modern Gift. She currently manages the Latin American and Caribbean Fund, a committee devoted to supporting cross-departmental acquisitions of art from the region.