The papers of Victor Zamudio-Taylor measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1999 to 2013. The papers consist of some biographical material, administrative files, financial records, correspondence, writings, exhibition files, artists' files, photographs and printed material relating to Victor Zamudio-Taylor's work as an art historian and curator and his work for the Jumex Foundation in Mexico. Also included is a DVD of a project, "The Secret Sharer," by artist Thiago Rocha Pitta, 2008.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Victor Zamudio-Taylor measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1999 to 2013. The papers consist of some biographical material, administrative files, financial records, correspondence, writings, exhibition files, artists' files, photographs and printed material relating to Victor Zamudio-Taylor's work as an art historian and curator and his work for the Jumex Foundation in Mexico. Also included is a DVD of a project, "The Secret Sharer," by Thiago Rocha Pitta, 2008.
Professional material consists of some identification cards and copies of passports, correspondence, notes and a notebook, and files related to exhibitions he curated. Some of the exhibitions include: "Light/Art: Mythic Crystal Revelation," "Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Coleccion Jumex," and "Now: Works From La Jumex Collection." Business records include some expense sheets for Jumex Foundation, price lists, receipts, and invoices. Printed material consists of articles, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and a series of spiral booklets for exhibitions done in collaboration with the Jumex Foundation. The booklets contain images of artwork, some exhibition text, and articles. Photographic material consists of photographs of Zamudio-Taylor and colleagues, photographs of artwork and exhibitions featuring the Jumex Foundation, and photographs and slides of artwork by other artists that Zamudio curated exhibitions for.
The collection is arranged into four series.
Series 1: Professional Activity Files, 2001-2012 (0.6 linear feet: Box 1, OV 2)
Series 2: Personal Business Records, 2009-2013 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)
Series 3: Printed Material, 2004-2012 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1)
Series 4: Photographic Material, circa 2000-2009 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)
Biographical / Historical:
Victor Zamudio-Taylor (1956-2013) was an art historian and curator in San Francisco, California and Mexico City. Zamudio-Taylor worked as an advisor to the Jumex Foundation's president, Eugenio López-Alonso. He was also a Rockefeller Foundation senior associate researcher at the National Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C. He was responsible for shows including "Ultra Baroque: Aspects of Post Latin American Art," exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego in 2001, and "Cities Scape" staged at ARCO in 2006.
Donated 2016 by Sophia Zamudio-Haas, Zamudio-Taylor's daughter.
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