Brian Bentley is Manager of the Jaime Davidovich Foundation, which operates under the roof of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA). He is a graduate of the 2021 Seminar on Strategy for Artist-Endowed Foundation Leaders. He received his Ph.D. in Art History in 2020 from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, completing a dissertation entitled "Pop Artists of Underdevelopment: 1960s Brazilian New Objectivity." He was Curatorial Assistant at NYU's Grey Art Gallery and at The Brooklyn Museum. He holds an MA from the Institute of Fine Arts and a BA Honours in Art History from McGill University. He has served as curatorial researcher at El Museo del Barrio and The Whitney Museum of American Art. He was co-curator of Intimate Matters—an exhibition featuring work by NYU Steindhardt BFA students in 2016. His writing is published in Paulo Bruscky: Artist Books and Films, 1970-2013 (Another Space, 2015). He was research assistant for Carolee Thea's On Curating II: Paradigm Shifts – Interviews with Fourteen International Curators (D.A.P., 2016) and Mário Pedrosa: Primary Documents (MoMA, 2015).

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