Authors/agustin perez rubio
Born in Valencia in 1972, Pérez Rubio received his degree in Art History from the University of Valencia. He was the general coordinator of La Gallera, an exhibition space of the Comunitat Valenciana, from 1998 to 2002, and director of the Cultural Conferences on the Image for the Comunidad de Madrid from 2002 to 2004. He has curated important exhibitions, including Bad Boys, devoted to Spanish video artists, which took place in the context of the 50th Venice Biennale; Cruising Danubio (curated with Zsolt Petrany), for the Communidad de Madrid; and Tobias Rehberger at the Palacio de Cristal of the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. But Pérez Rubio has developed his most relevant curatorial work at MUSAC, including acclaimed monographic exhibitions devoted to the works of artists such as Dora Garcia, Muntean & Rosemblum, Julie Mehretu, Sejima + Nishizawa/SANAA, Pierre Huyghe, Dave Muller, Ana Laura Aláez, Hedi Slimane, Terence Koh, and Ugo Rondinone. He has also curated shows of the MUSAC Collection in international institutions such as Santralistambul (Istambul) and Mucsarnok (Budapest) He has authored over a dozen art books and publications and contributed to various art journals and magazines, including NU. The Nordic Art Review (Sweden), Art Journal (Philadelhia), Tema Celeste (Milan), Le Journal des Arts (Paris), The Art Newspaper (London), and Spanish art publications such as Atlántica, Arte y Parte, Arco Noticias and Kalias. He has also been invited to numerous educational institutions, universities, and museums to give lectures about contemporary art, Art Collecting and Art Theory.