A Blade of Grass Author
Christian Viveros-Fauné is a New York-based writer and curator. As a writer, he has written hundreds of catalogue essays for artists as varied as Joseph Beuys, Neo Rauch, Richard Mosse, Lisa Yuskavage and Philip Guston. The recipient of a 2010 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, he was named inaugural Critic-in-Residence at the Bronx Museum for 2010/2011. He is currently the art critic for The Village Voice and artnet NEWS. A collection of his criticism, Greatest Hits: Arte en Nueva York 2001-2011, was issued in Spanish by Metales Pesados, S.A, in 2012. As a curator, Viveros-Fauné has organized many gallery and museum exhibitions around the world. These include shows at, among other venues, the Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago; the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico; the Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City; the Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico; the Centro Atlantico de Arte Contemporaneo, Spain; The Royal Hibernian Society, Dublin, Ireland; and the National Gallery of Art, Dublin, Ireland. Viveros-Fauné has additionally taught at various universities, among them Pratt Institute, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, and Yale University.