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Renato González Mello, Ph.D.

Born in Mexico, 1964, he has a PhD in Art History (UNAM, 1998). From 1989 to 1992 he acted as a curator for the collection of the Museo Carrillo Gil in Mexico City, which permitted him to specialize in the work of the Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco. Currently a teacher and researcher at Mexico's National University, he was guest curator for the exhibition José Clemente Orozco in the United States, held at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. In addition, his book La máquina de pintar: Rivera, Orozco y la invención de un lenguaje. He worked for an exhibition on political iconography, at the National Museum of Art, Mexico City, 2003.

Main lines of research:

    ● Arte y violencia
    ● Catalogación y materialidad
    ● Historia de la arqueología







mello@unam.mx