Kaira M. Cabañas

Kaira M. Cabañas is currently a Visiting Professor at PUC - Rio, Brazil. She is a regular contributor to various museum catalogues and scholarly art journals, including Artforum. Cabañas recently published her first book, The Myth of Nouveau Réalisme: Art and the Performative in Postwar France (Yale, 2013). In 2012, she served as guest curator for the exhibition Specters of Artaud: Language and the Arts in the 1950s at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid. Cabañas was the Director of the MA in Modern Art/Critical and Curatorial Studies in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University from 2009 through 2013. More information