Alicia Haber

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Alicia Haber
Born (1946-10-21) 21 October 1946 (age 77)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Alma materArtigas Teachers Institute [es]
Occupation(s)Historian, art critic, curator, teacher

Alicia Haber (born 21 October 1946) is a Uruguayan historian, art critic, curator, and teacher.


A graduate of the Artigas Teachers Institute [es], Alicia Haber took three Fulbright Scholarships in the United States, specializing in history and art criticism.[1] She was the chief curator of the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Montevideo [es] from 1988 to 2009. She was an art critic at the newspaper El País between 1982 and 2009.[2] She has been director of the Virtual Museum of Arts (MUVA) of El País since its formation in 1996.[3]

She has curated numerous exhibition projects for museums and cultural centers in her country and abroad. She was curator of the Uruguayan submission to the Biennial of Cuenca in 2001, and in 2005 was curator of Lacy Duarte's exhibition at the Venice Biennale. She is the author of numerous monographs and critical texts for publications, catalogs, and art books.


  • Luis A. Solari: Máscaras todo el año, Editorial Linardi y Risso, Montevideo, 2003. ISBN 9974-559-36-7
  • José Gurvich: Murales, esculturas y objetos, Fundación Gurvich, Montevideo, 2003. ISBN 978-9974-7778-0-4
  • José Gurvich: Un canto a la vida, 1997. ISBN 978-9974-555-11-2
  • Tola Invernizzi: el tiempo en que el arte se enfureció, Ed. Trilce, Montevideo, 2007. ISBN 978-9974-32-445-9


  1. ^ "Notas del columnista: Alicia Haber" [Notes on the Columnist: Alicia Haber]. El País Arte MUVA (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  2. ^ Di Maggio, Nelson (2013). Artes Visuales en Uruguay: diccionario crítico [Visual Arts in Uruguay: Critical Dictionary] (in Spanish). Gussi Libros. ISBN 9789974991569.
  3. ^ Rothschild, Saskia (20 January 2009). "Los museos llevan su arte por el mundo de la mano de Internet" [Museums Take Their Art to the World Through the Internet]. La Nación (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 8 March 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2017.