María Aguilera Aranaz Click to EDITORClick to CURATOR
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María Aguilera Aranaz
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MA in Art History from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Università Ca’Foscari di Venezia. Areas of specialisation: museology and contemporary art.
Consultant for major cultural institutions, foundations, museums and art collections, I provide services in two major areas:
  • Editorial coordination, production, and Spanish copy-editing for temporary and permanent exhibition catalogues and art books. In the last ten years I have been involved in the production of more than eighty exhibition catalogues and art publications for institutions including MoMA, The Metropolitan Museum, Museo National del Prado, Biblioteca Nacional de España, and Museo nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.
  • Conservation and maintenance of private and corporate art collections: cataloguing, documentation, conservation, registry, databases, restoration services, insurance, storage, packaging, exhibitions, installation, market value appraisals, institutional relations, etc.
Current work includes:
  • Independent Spanish editor and copy editor specialising in exhibition catalogues and art books for cultural institutions and museums.
  • Partnership as Editorial Project Manager at different graphic design studios based in Madrid with an excellent record of achievement in the fields of editorial design and creation of graphic communication systems for museums and cultural institutions, coordinating international projects.
  • Curator for the Colección Bergé, a corporate collection of international contemporary art with three venues in Spain, and a Board member of IACCCA (International Association of Corporate Collections of Contemporary Art) and ICOM.
Major clients include:
  • Colección Bergé, MoMA, Museo Nacional del Prado, The Metropolitan Museum, La Casa Encendida, Fundación Mapfre, Biblioteca Nacional de España, Fundación Telefónica, Museo Patio Herreriano, Fundación La Caixa, C-Photo, Ivorypress, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales, Acción Cultural Española, Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson, Ediciones El Viso, Tf editores,
    La Fábrica Editorial.
Previous work experience includes:
  • Publications manager at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, where she edited, produced, and coordinated the publication of temporary exhibition catalogues, catalogues raisonnés, guides for the permanent collection, educational materials, periodical publications and all of the museum’s advertising materials for five years.
  • Researcher and Coordinator of Exhibits for MACCSI (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber).
studio: Avenida Menéndez Pelayo, 33 – 1ºC. 28009 Madrid (Spain)
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