Luis Camnitzer is a Uruguayan artist who lives in U.S.A. since 1964. He is a Professor Emeritus of Art, State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. He received a Guggenheim fellowship for printmaking in 1961 and one for visual arts in 1982. In 2011 he was awarded the Frank Jewitt Mather Award of the College Art Association.  In 2012 he received the Skowhegan Medal and the USA Ford Fellow award. He represented Uruguay in the Venice Biennial 1988 and participated in the Whitney 2000 and the Documenta XI. In 2018-19 he had a retrospective exhibition in the Museo Reina Sofía, in Madrid. He was curator for the Viewing Program of the Drawing Center in New York from 1999 to 2006 and the Pedagogical Curator of the 6th Bienal de Mercosur in 2007. His work is in the collections of over forty museums. Among his books are: New Art of Cuba, University of Texas Press, 1994/2004; Arte y Enseñanza: La ética del poder, Casa de América, Madrid, 2000, Didactics of Liberation: Conceptualist Art in Latin America, University of Texas Press, 2007, De la Coca-Cola al Arte Boludo, Metales Pesados, Santiago de Chile, 2009, On Art, Artists, Latin America and Other Utopias, University of Texas Press, 2010, and One Number Is Worth One Word, E-flux Journal/ Sternberg Press, 2020. His work is represented by Alexander Gray Gallery in New York