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Estrellita B. Brodsky

Professional affiliation

Art Historian, Collector, and Philanthropist

Full Biography

Estrellita B. Brodsky, PhD, is an internationally known art historian, collector, and philanthropist who has advanced the presence of art from Latin America and its diaspora on the global stage. 

Brodsky holds a doctorate in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, and a Master’s from Hunter College. She has curated exhibitions and written extensively on post-WWII Latin American artists including Jesus Soto, Carlos Cruz-Diez and Julio Le Parc.  A founding member of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Latin American Art Initiative, a trustee of the Hirshhorn Museum and Tate Americas Foundation, she has endowed curatorial positions in Latin American art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met), Tate, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). In 2015, she founded ANOTHER SPACE, a program and not-for-profit exhibition gallery established by the Daniel and Estrellita B. Brodsky Foundation, to broaden international awareness and appreciation of art from Latin America.