Creator: Barreras del Rio, Petra×
  • Image in the collective memory
    Barreras del Rio, Petra
    2003
    In this essay, Petra Barreras del Río relates her experience as curator and interim director of El Museo del Barrio throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. She describes the process of building up the financial and administrative resources of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799070

  • Introduction
    Barreras del Rio, Petra
    1990
    In this introduction to the exhibition catalog Taller Alma Boricua: Reflecting on Twenty Years of the Puerto Rican Workshop, 1969–1989, Petra Barreras del Rio, former director of El Museo del Barrio, describes Taller Boricua [Puerto Rican Workshop [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796715

  • Introduction
    Barreras del Rio, Petra
    1988
    Puerto Rican art historian and curator Petra Barreras describes Rafael Montañez Ortiz’s work as startling and demanding of responses from viewers. She calls Ortiz “a shaman” who has continually looked for ways to heal society through art. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853878