Lucía Querejazu Escobari

Dr. Lucía Querejazu Escobari
Postdoctoral Researcher
Institute of Art History
University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 73
CH- 8006 Zurich

Lucía Querejazu Escobari is a historian specialized in colonial Andean painting. She obtained her PhD in History from the University of Buenos Aires. Her research has been supported by the Thoma Foundation (Visiting Scholar Grant 2018). Previously, she was the curator and director of the National Museum of Art in La Paz, Bolivia and the editor of the exhibition catalog Dios y la Máquina: Serialidad y singularidad en la pintura andina colonial (2020). She contributed to The art of painting in Colonial Bolivia (2017) and to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion among other publications. She is a member of the Bolivian Society of History and of the research group Spanish Italy and the Iberian Americas – Connecting Art Histories, funded by the Getty Foundation and hosted by Columbia University.

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