Julia Ramírez Blanco

 

Madrid, 1985. Graduated from the Universidad Compultense de Madrid with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History. She spent the last year of her undergraduate study at the Freie Universität of Berlin (2007-2008). Later, she received a Master’s degree in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in collaboration with the Reina Sofía Museum of Contemporary Art (2008-2009).

She has taught at Tufts University and Skidmore College in Madrid and published several texts including the prologue for the Spanish edition of Hans Prinzhorn´s “Artistry of the Mentally Ill” (“Expresiones de la locura”Cátedra, in press) and a Spanish translation of Erwin Panofsky´s Gothic Architecture and Scholasticism (La arquitectura gótica y la escolástica, Siruela, 2007).  In addition, her work has been published in a variety of magazines including Arquitectura VivaLars, and Boletín de Arte.

Linked to Professor Anna María Guasch, she is currently working on her PhD thesis, on “Contemporary Artistic Utopias”, under the direction of Delfín Rodríguez Ruiz, Professor of Art History at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Julia’s doctoral investigation is supported by a generous scholarship from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (“Formación de Personal Universitario” programme) and a Residency grant from the Madrid townhall at the “Residencia de Estudiantes”.

 

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