A native of Miami, José Carlos Diaz is the Chief Curator at The Andy Warhol Museum and was recently included in Artsy’s list of 20 Most Influential Young Curators in the United States. Previously, Diaz was the Curator of Exhibitions at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach where he curated new artist commissions by Athi-Patra Ruga, Sylvie Fleury and the travelling exhibition GOLD. At the Bass he has organized the exhibitions Rachel Harrison/Voyage of the Beagle, One Way: Peter Marino, Vanitas: Fashion and Art, and Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui. Diaz also organized Temporary Contemporary, a public sculpture program, which partners with the Art Basel Miami Beach PUBLIC sector each year. Prior to joining the Bass, Diaz worked at Tate Liverpool and the Liverpool Biennal. Diaz received an MA in Cultural History from the University of Liverpool, and a BA in Art History from San Francisco State University.