Art_Latin_America: Against the Survey

Art_Latin_America: Against the Survey

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Art_Latin_America​ highlights works of modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art in the permanent collection of the Davis Museum, formed over the past twenty+ years. The exhibition features some 160 works of art by 105 artists (about a third of them women) from twelve countries, including twenty-four born in the United States. Among them are Ansel Adams, Olga Albizu, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Francis Alÿs, Gunther Gerzso, José Clemente Orozco, Roberto Matta, Ana Mendieta, Liliana Porter, Alice Rahon, and Grete Stern. Refuting chronological or geo-specific formats, the exhibition is organized into thematic sections and embraces diversity—aesthetic, of course, but also in terms of the artists’ backgrounds, experiences, residences, and points of view—thereby pushing the concept of “Latin American art” almost to its conceptual limits. By allowing space for new connections, the exhibition aims to generate ideas and narratives that canonical works alone could not reveal.

Tags: arts and entertainment

Posted By: The Davis Museum



Event Details

Date: May 24, 2019
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm

This event also occurs on 05/25/2019, 05/30/2019, 06/02/2019, 06/04/2019 and 3 more dates. [see all dates]



Location:
Davis Museum
106 Central Street
Wellesley MA 02481

Contact:
Alyssa Wolfe
781-283-3386
awolfe2@wellesley.edu


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