Lilian Tone


Is the assistant curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture, the Museum of Modern Art, New York. She holds a B.A. from the Fine Arts College, Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as a B.A. from the Law School at University of Sao Paulo. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the City University of New York. From 1984 to 1998, Tone was the assistant coordinator of the education program at the Sao Paulo Biennale, and she was the adjunct curator at the Sao Paulo Biennale (1999 – 00). Tone acted as research assistant and curatorial assistant at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. She has held curator positions at Actual Size (2000) and White Spectrum (2000) and was curator or co-curator, on projects with General Idea; Karin Davie, Udomsak Krisamanis, Bruce Pearson, and Fred Tomaselli; William Kentridge; and John Armleder and Piotr Uklanski, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lilian tone’s published work includes numerous exhibition catalogues, as well as other publications.