Posts by Juliana Biondo

Juliana is an internationally-oriented arts practitioner, currently based in Washington DC as the assistant curator at the World Bank’s Art Program. She is responsible for the oversight and exhibition of the Banks global contemporary art collection of approximately 5,800 objects, and management of their communications, and educational programs. Prior to her current role, Juliana worked in New York as an account executive at SUTTON, orchestrating domestic and international media strategies for gallery and museum clients. She holds a BA in the History of Art from Yale University, and an MA in 20th Century Art from the Courtauld Institute in London. With curatorial experience as a researcher for the exhibitions Caro: Close Up, and Art in Focus: St. Ives Abstraction, at the Yale Center for British Art, and Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde at the Tate Britain, and educational engagement experience as the project manager for the Vatican Museums first ever app Patrum, and tour guide for international patrons, Juliana brings an international flair to her art criticism, looking at both the conceptual and formal questions facing the contemporary art world today. Juliana is fluent in Italian, a painter herself, and enjoys both the academia and fun of all things cultural. A previous volunteer for Culture for One, and painting teacher for Project Art, Juliana now sits on the junior board of the Phillips Collection.

By Juliana Biondo on July 9, 2019

East City Art Profiles: von ammon co Gallery

Georgetown’s newest gallery, von ammon co, which opened in April, has an ambitious program to present internationally rising artists to the DC arts community.

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By Juliana Biondo on April 9, 2019

East City Art Reviews: Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms

Illustrating the great moral aims of the American Ideal was no small task. Norman Rockwell gave America four iconic paintings during the Second World War to symbolize those aims, suggesting that they were universal human rights, and reflect back to the American public their role in achieving them. Enduring Ideals asks: what has become of these symbols?

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By Juliana Biondo on August 8, 2018

East City Art Reviews: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Bringing a counter-cultural movement into the mainstream, The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum presents No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man to DC audiences in a traditional museum setting. However, as the museum experience becomes reconfigured with viewers becoming participants, does the value of work then change?

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By Juliana Biondo on March 5, 2018

East City Art Reviews: Erik Thor Sandberg at American University Museum Katzen Arts Center

Erik Thor Sandberg takes his Magic Realism to an intriguing new level at his current exhibition on view at the American University Museum Katzen Arts Center.

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By Juliana Biondo on February 6, 2018

East City Art Reviews: CONTRABAND

Juliana Biondo reviews the five-person exhibition Contraband on view at Washington Project for the Arts

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