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  • Friday: 10am-7pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
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Rosa Martínez

Rosa Martínez is a curator, writer, and art collections consultant based in Barcelona, where she obtained her degree in Art History in 1977.

Rosa Martínez set out on her professional career in the field of education and was organizer and coordinator of the Art and History programs at “la Caixa” Social Outreach Projects in Barcelona (1977-1987). For two decades (1988 to 2007) she occupied the positions of director and curator of international biennials such as Istanbul, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Pusan, Moscow, and São Paulo. In 2005 she directed the International Exhibition of the Venice Biennale at the Arsenale, which made her (along with Maria de Corral, curator of the Italian Pavilion) one of the first women directors in the exhibition’s 110-year history

From its foundation in 2004 to 2007 she was Chief Curator of the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, where she set up the exhibition program, established the guidelines of the collection and organized relevant exhibitions, and video programs.

Besides curating many solo and group shows, she has also been a prolific lecturer and a regular contributor to numerous exhibition catalogues, art journals, and newspapers.