Contributors

Jorge F. Rivas Pérez

An art historian, architect, and industrial designer, Jorge F. Rivas Pérez (Caracas, 1964) is the Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Latin American Art at the Denver Art Museum and former curator of Spanish colonial art at the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. He earned his architecture degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, his specialization in industrial design at the Universitá degli Studi di Firenze, and his master's and PhD in art history at the Bard Graduate Center in New York. He has written extensively and has curated many exhibitions on Spanish colonial art and Latin American design of the 20th century.