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Lilian Tone

post Contributor Assistant Curator, Painting and Sculpture The Museum of Modern Art

Lilian Tone is Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art. She received a BA from the Law School of The University of São Paulo; a BA from Fine Arts College, Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, São Paulo; and has studied in the art history PhD program of the Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York. At MoMA, she organized the exhibitions: A Taste For Modernism: The William S. Paley Collection (2012); Focus: Paul Klee (2006); Strangely Familiar (2003); Cai-Guo Qiang: Transient Rainbow (2002); Actual Size (2000); and White Spectrum (2000). She was the coordinating curator of Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective (2004), and has organized Projects exhibitions with General Idea, William Kentridge, Karin Davie, Fred Tomaselli, Udomsak Krisanamis, John Armleder, and Piotr Uklanski. Her published work includes articles, interviews and essays in exhibition catalogues and other publications. Her professional activities outside of the Museum include serving as adjunct curator, 25th Bienal de São Paulo (1999–2000); curatorial consultant, Museu Rodin Bahia (2002–2003); and adjunct faculty, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2001–2005).