Luis Camnitzer (Salon 1, Salon 2, Gallery exhibit) is an internationally renowned German-born Uruguayan conceptual artist, whose work explores issues such as institutional critique, repression, and social injustice. An emeritus member of the College at Old Westbury in the State University of New York, Professor Camnitzer is a two-time recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and is the author of three major books. He has work in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and elsewhere in Buenos Aires, Houston, London, Madrid, and Zurich, among others. His work is on display for Brown Symposium XXXVIII in the gallery exhibit Luis Camnitzer: Unbound.

Reading List


Making Art Global. 1, The Third Havana Biennial 1989. London : Afterall Books [u.a.], 2011

On Art, Artists, Latin America, and Other Utopias. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009.

Conceptualism in Latin American Art: Didactics of Liberation. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007.

(Contributor) Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s - 1980s. New York: Queens Museum of Art, 1999.

New Art of Cuba. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994.