She holds a Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and her research has been supported by fellowships at DRCLAS Harvard University, the Andy Warhol Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, The Graham Foundation, and PLAS Princeton University among others. She has written art criticism and essays for Art Margins, Artforum, Art Journal, Art Nexus, Grey Room, October, Poliester, Third Text, Trans and numerous catalogues. She has curated several exhibitions, among them: "Altering History/Alternating Stories for the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas (1996), "Beyond the Document" for the Reina Sofia in Madrid (2000) "re-drawing the line" for Art in General in New York (2000), "Gego Defying Structures" for the Serralves Foundation in Porto (2006) and "Mexico: Expected/Unexpected" for Le Maison Rouge in Paris (2008). Her book, Theories of the Nonobject: Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, 1944-1968 was published in 2016 by The University of California Press. Her second book, Gego: Weaving the Space in Between is forthcoming from Yale University Press in the Spring of 2023.