José Luis Blondet
Since 2010 Blondet is Curator of Special Projects at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) where he has organized exhibitions such as Maria Nordman FILMROOM:SMOKE, 1967- Present (2011), Compass for Surveyors: Nineteenth-Century American Landscapes from LACMA’s Painting and Photography Collections (2013), Various Small Fires (2015) and Liz Glynn: The Myth of Singularity (2016). Blondet also programs and commissions theater and performance projects for the museum by artists such as Machine Project, Rachel Mason, Emily Mast, Asher Hartman, Guy de Cointent, among others.
Previously, Blondet worked for the Boston Center for the Arts and Dia Art Foundation in New York. In Caracas, Blondet was professor of the School of Arts at the Universidad Central de Venezuela and worked at the Museum of Fine Arts until 2001, when he left for New York to participate in Bard College´s Curatorial program thanks to a grant from the Colección Patricia Phelps Cisneros.