Julia P. Herzberg, Ph.D., is an art historian, independent curator, and two-time Fulbright scholar who lives and works in New York City. Since 1990, she has organized more than 30 exhibitions of international artists’ work including Pepón Osorio, Magdalena Fernández, and Raquel Rabinovich, to name a few, each show exemplifying her wide-ranging, cross-disciplinary, multinational, and aesthetic interests.
Herzberg previously served as an adjunct curator at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami (2008–2015), and consulting curator at El Museo del Barrio (1996–2001) as well as at the 8th, 9th, and 10th Havana Biennials (2003–2009). Herzberg has taught, lectured, and published extensively in the United States and abroad. As a 2012–2013 Fulbright scholar at the University Diego Portales and as a Fulbright senior specialist in 2007 at the Pontífica Universidad Católica de Chile, both in Santiago, she taught graduate courses on contemporary Latin American artists in the United States in a global context. She also curated two exhibitions at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago during her Fulbright period (2013). In 2019, Herzberg served as the curator of “Padece: Máximo Corválan-Pincheira,” at ARTESPACIO Galeria, Santiago, Chile, and was the curator and essayist for Rogelio López “Marín: At the Intersections of Photography, Music, and Design” at LnS Gallery, Miami. She has served as a contributing and consulting editor for Arte al Día, an international magazine of contemporary Latin American art. Herzberg is on the Sculpture Committee of The Fund for Park Avenue, featuring artists Raul Maurão, Sophia Vari, and Willie Cole on the Park Avenue Mall until November 5, 2023.