History of Art and Architecture

Diana Flatto

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Biography

Diana Flatto's research focuses on realisms and social/political movements in art from Latin America in the first half of the twentieth century, including her MA thesis, “Representing Struggle: Raquel Forner’s Social and Political Engagement in the 1930s and 1940s.” She was formerly assistant curator, Visual Arts at Americas Society, New York, where she co-curated Joaquín Orellana: The Spine of Music (forthcoming 2021) and Alice Miceli: Projeto Chernobyl, and assisted on several exhibitions including Feliciano Centurión: Abrigo, Victoria Cabezas and Priscilla Monge: Give Me What You Ask For, and Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant: Trembling Thinking. Prior to that she worked as a prints and drawings specialist. She holds a BA from Brandeis University and an MA from Hunter College with an advanced certificate in curatorial studies. At Hunter College Art Galleries she co-curated the exhibitions Framing Community: Magnum Photos 1947–Present and Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros.