Associate Curator, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Born in Lima, Peru. Raised in New York

Geaninne Gutiérrez-Guimarães joined the curatorial staff in 2015 and specializes in modern and contemporary Latin American art. As associate curator of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation based in New York, she is responsible for organizing exhibitions and also collaborates on planning Bilbao’s exhibition program. Additionally, she oversees and coordinates the Basque Artist Program, which welcomes two Basque artists to New York to learn about the local art community and foster dialogue and professional relationships. She is also involved with the Guggenheim’s Latin American Circle, a committee of patrons who provide financial support for the acquisition of works by Latin American artists for the museum’s collection.

In 2020, Gutiérrez-Guimarães was the curator of Lygia Clark: Painting as an Experimental Field, 1948–1958 at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and editor and author of its catalogue. Also in Bilbao, she was the cocurator of the exhibitions From Fauvism to Surrealism: Masterpiece from the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris and Sections/Intersections: 25 Years of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Collection (both in 2022) and a contributing author to the accompanying catalogues. In New York, she was the cocurator of Cecilia Vicuña: Spin Spin Triangulene (2022), and most recently, Gego: Measuring Infinity (2023), for which she was also coeditor and contributing author of its catalogue. In fall 2023, she will be the curator of the traveling exhibition Gego: Midiendo el infinito at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and editor and contributing author of its catalogue.

Prior to joining the Guggenheim, Gutiérrez-Guimarães worked at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and was involved in the organization of several exhibitions and related publications, including Joaquín Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern (2015), Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988 (2014), and Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel (2009). In 2014, she was a guest curator at the Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College (City University of New York), where she curated Gego and Gerd Leufert: A Dialogue and edited and authored the exhibition catalogue.

Gutiérrez-Guimarães received her BA in art history from Hunter College (CUNY), and her MA in art history and museum studies from City College (CUNY).

Important Shows


2014: Gego and Gerd Leufert: A Dialogue

2020: Lygia Clark: Painting as an Experimental Field, 1948–1958 




Gutiérrez Guimaraes Geannine (2014): Gego and Gerd Leufert. A Dialogue. Hunter College NY. Nueva York. Estados Unidos.

Luis Pérez OramasAlexander Alberro, Geaninne Gutiérrez-Guimarães (2015):The Arcadian Modern.

Gutiérrez Guimaraes Geannine (2020): Lygia Clark: Painting as an Experimental Field, 1948–1958.

Gutiérrez Guimaraes Geannine y León de La Barra (2023): Gego: Measuring Infinity.

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