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Javier Arellano Vences

Javier Arellano Vences

Art History
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

About

Javier Arellano Vences is an independent curator and scholar of Latinx art history. His research examines the hybridization of vernacular and avant-garde art and the aesthetic, political, and philosophical concerns of anarchism within artistic practices. Between 2017-2020, he conducted research for over 20 exhibitions at the Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM), including A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas and Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology, where he served as lead researcher and radio show and events producer. In 2019, he curated Angel Alvarado: Geovani’s Room at Human Resources Los Angeles (HRLA). He is currently a PhD student in The Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University and earned a BA in Art History from UCLA.