Sara Raza is the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Middle East and North Africa based at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Raza has curated the third phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Born in the UK in 1979, she earned her MA in Art History and Theory and BA (hons) in English Literature and History of Art both from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and pursued studies towards a Ph.D. at the Royal College of Art, London. She was most recently the winner of the 11th ArtTable New Leadership Award (2016) for women in the arts, previously she was awarded the Arts Council’s of England’s Emerging Curator’s Award (2004) and a finalist for the Walter Hopps Award (2015).
Pablo León de la Barra
Pablo León de la Barra was selected by a committee of five esteemed experts in Latin American art as the second curator for the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative in fall 2013. León de la Barra is currently in a two-year residency at the Guggenheim and organized the initiative’s second exhibition Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today. First presented at the Guggenheim Museum from June 13–October 1, 2014, Under the Same Sun traveled to Museo Jumex in Mexico City in fall 2015 and to South London Gallery in summer 2016.