Liz Munsell- 2016
Liz Munsell is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston, where she has organized dozens of exhibitions and new commissions with emerging and overlooked artists. She established the MFA’s first performance art program and has worked to bring increased diversity to the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, and programs. Between 2012-17, Munsell held a visiting curator post at Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. She is currently a member of the board of advisors to the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO). Her writings have been published in print and online publications such as MoMA’s Post: Notes on Modern and Contemporary Art around the Globe and ArtForum.com.
Munsell’s latest projects include Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip Hop Generation, MFA, Boston and Pérez Art Museum Miami (2020-21); Munsell’s latest exhibitions include Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu at Brooklyn Museum and MFA, Boston (2018-19); Annette Lemeiux: Mise en Scène (2017-18) and Pablo Helguera’s Club Americano at MFA, Boston (2017); Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2016-17) and Museo de la Solidaridad, Santiago, Chile (2015-16); Marilyn Arsem: 100 Ways to Consider Time at MFA, Boston, MA (2015-16); Permission To Be Global / Prácticas globales at CIFO Art Space, Miami, FL (2013-14) and MFA, Boston, MA (2014); and Cuban Virtualities: New Media Art from the Island at Tufts University, MA (2013) and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL (2014-5). Her writings have been published in print and online publications such as MoMA’s Post: Notes on Modern and Contemporary Art around the Globe and ArtForum.com.