- 17th-century Spanish art
- 20th-century Latin American and Latinx art
- Intersections between the history of art and museology, especially the history of curatorial practice
- “Lygia Clark: The Integration of Everything,” in Lygia Clark: Painting as an Experimental Field, 1948-1958 (exhibition catalogue Bilbao), ed. Geaninne Gutiérrez-Guimarães, Madrid 2020, pp. 155–169.
- “A Final Commission and Death”, in Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain (exhibition catalogue Washington et al.), ed. C.D. Dickerson III et al., New Haven et al. 2019, pp. 156–175.
Julia Vázquez received a PhD in Art History & Archaeology from Columbia University in 2020 with a dissertation on the curatorial career of Diego Velázquez, now a book manuscript titled Velázquez, Painter and Curator. Prior to coming to the Bibliotheca Hertziana, she was the Curatorial Fellow for the Marisol Bequest at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and contributing curator to a forthcoming exhibition titled "Marisol: A Retrospective." Previous museum experience includes internships and fellowships at the Musée du Louvre; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Museo Nacional del Prado; the National Gallery of Art; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, and the Collezione Peggy Guggenheim; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.