Miriam BasilioAssistant Professor of Art History, Museum Studies
Phone: (212) 998-8565
Areas of Research/Interest
Art, propaganda, cultural property and national identity in Spain, modern Spanish and Latin American art, and the reception of Latin American art in the United States.
NYU Goddard Junior Faculty Fellowship - 2010
Centro de Estudios Hispanoamericanos, Fundación Carolina Travel Grant - 2003
Institute of Fine Arts, Lila Acheson Wallace Fellowship 1994 - 1998; 1999 - 2001
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities - Honorable Mention List, 1999 - 2000
Fulbright Foreign Scholarship - for dissertation research in Spain 1998-1999
Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture and US Universities Grant 1998
NYU King Juan Carlos I Center-Coca Cola Summer Grant - for Research in Spain 1998
Rockefeller Foundation/College Art Association Travel Grant 1995
Institute of Fine Arts, Levy Travel Fellowship 1994
"Picasso's Sueno y Mentira de Franco: A Response to Franco's Propaganda" in Picasso, Vinetas de batalla (Barcelona: Museu Picasso, forthcoming)
"Museums for the People: David Seymour's Photographs of The Duque of Alba's Palace in Madrid, 1936," in The Mexican Suitcase (New York: International Center of Photography, 2010)
The Evolving Canon: Displaying Latin American Art at The Museum of Modern Art, 1945-2004 (manuscript in progress)
Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War (manuscript in progress)
"Esto lo vió Goya, esto lo vemos nosotros: Goya en la Guerra Civil Española." In Actas (forthcoming, Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2007).
“Catalans! Catalunya. Posters and Propaganda in Spanish Civil War Barcelona," in Barcelona and Modernity: Gaudi to Dali (Cleveland Museum of Art and New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, forthcoming 2006).
“Neo-Expressionism," “Identity Politics" and “Activist Art," (short entries) in Kantor, Jordan. Drawing from the Modern 1975-2005 (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, forthcoming).
“Neo-Concrete," “Otra Figuracion" and “Pandemonium" (short entries) in Garrels, Gary. Drawing from the Modern 1945-1970 (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2005).
“Field Notes from a 'Native Informant,'" in None of the Above, Contemporary Work by Puerto Rican Artists (Hartford: Real Art Ways in collaboration with the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, 2005).
“Satiric Line" (short entry) in Hoptman, Jodi. Drawing from the Modern 1880-1945 (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2004).
“The Alcazar of Toledo: Ritual, Tourism and Propaganda in Franco's Spain, 1936-1940," in Architecture and Tourism: Spectacle, Performance, and Space. D. Medina Lasansky, Brian McLaren, eds. (Oxford: Berg, 2004).
“Reflecting on a History of Collecting and Exhibiting," in Miriam Basilio, Deborah Cullen, Fatima Bercht, Gary Garrels and Luis Enrique Perez-Oramas, eds. Latin American and Caribbean Art: MoMA at El Museo (New York: El Museo del Barrio and The Museum of Modern Art, 2004): 52-68.Catalogue entries in Voces y Visiones: Highlights from El Museo del Barrio's Permanent Collection (New York: El Museo del Barrio, 2003).
“Genealogies for a New State: Painting and Propaganda in Franco's Spain, 1936-1940," in Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, 24:3 (Nov. 2003).
With Paulo Herkenhoff and Roxana Marcoci, “A Tempo Lexicon," Tempo, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2002.
"Re-inventing Spain: Images of the Nation in Painting and Propaganda." Ph.D. Dissertation, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 2002.
Topics in Museum Studies: Exhibiting Latin American Art in the United States, 1931-present (G49.3330)
Topics in Museum Studies: Blockbusters and Building Booms (G49.3330)
Topics in Museum Studies: Curating as Collaboration (G49.3330
Research Seminar (G49.3991)