Rita Gonzalez

23 May 2017

Rita Gonzalez is curator and acting department head in contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where she has curated numerous exhibitions, including Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement (2008); Asco: Elite of the Obscure (during the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time festival) (2011); Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection (2012); and Agnès Varda in Californialand (2013), among others. Gonzalez was part of the curatorial team for Prospect 3 New Orleans and the first Current L.A. Biennial in 2016, and her curatorial collaboration with filmmaker Jesse Lerner, Mexperimental Cinema, was the first survey of Mexican experimental film and video. Together with Jose Luis Blondet and Pilar Tompkins Rivas, she is currently curating A Universal History of Infamy, a group exhibition of contemporary Latino and Latin American artists, scheduled for August 2017 during the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition series. In 2017, Gonzalez served as a 2017 panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.