About the Author
GUSTAVO BONEVARDI, the son of Marcelo Bonevardi, and JOHN BENNETT have worked together since 1996. Though trained as architects, they have done computer animation, graphic design, and public sculpture, as well as architecture. Their work has won various awards. As artists, Bonevardi and Bennett formed part of the team that conceived and executed "Tribute In Light," the memorial of light commemorating the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. They live in New York City. DORE ASHTON is an internationally acclaimed art critic, author, and teacher. She has written and edited numerous books, including The New York School: A Cultural Reckoning, About Rothko, A Fable of Modern Art, A Joseph Cornell Album, Picasso on Art, A Critical Study of Philip Guston, Noguchi East and West, and A Reading of Modern Art. She lives in New York City and East Hampton. RONALD CHRIST is Professor Emeritus of English at Rutgers University and a noted authority on Latin American art and culture. He has edited and translated many books, including works by Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, Manuel Puig, and Diamela Eltit. He won the Kayden National Translation Prize for his translation of Eltit's "E. Luminata." He is cofounder of Lumen Books and the president of PEN New Mexico.