Holding the Horizon
Daniel Garza Usabiaga was commissioned to write an essay for Holding the Horizon—Ricardo Alcaide in the Main Gallery and Cortinas—Felipe Mujica in the Project Gallery.
Daniel Garza Usabiaga
Daniel Garza Usabiaga holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Art History and Theory, at the University of Essex (UK) and postdoctoral studies from the Institute of Aesthetic Reasearch of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Currently, he is an independent historian and curator. In the past, he has been curator of the Museum of Modern Art and Chief Curator at the Museo Universitario del Chopo, both in Mexico City. He has been a contributor in publications edited by the Getty Research Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw and the Hamburger Banhnof in Berlin, amongst others. He has published two monographic books on the work of artists Mathias Goeritz (2012) and Wolfgang Paalen (2018). He was Artistic Director of Zona Maco, the contemporary art fair in Mexico City. He was curator of the XIII FEMSA Biennial We have never been contemporary (2018-19) and Artistic Director of the XIV edition, Inestimable chance (2020-21).