Ecuentros I: New Approaches: Latin/American Art and its Intersections
Part 1 of "Encuentros: Artistic Exchange between the U.S. and Latin America" Session 1: New Approaches: Latin/American Art and its Intersections. Speaker 1: Katherine Manthorne, professor of modern art of the Americas, City University of New York Graduate Center "Ambas Américas/Two Americas: A Proposal for Studying the Nineteenth Century". Speaker 2: Deborah Cullen, director of curatorial programs, El Museo del Barrio "Contact Zones: Places, Spaces, and Other Test Cases"E. Speaker 3: Carmen Ramos, curator for Latino art, Smithsonian American Art Museum "Inside and Out: The Latino Presence in American Art". This two-day symposium examines the exchange of artistic ideas and techniques between Latin America and the U.S. and explores the dialogue and influence that has developed as a result. Speakers include Valerie Fraser of the University of Essex, Itala Schmelz of the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Edward Sullivan of the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, Katherine Manthorne of City University of New York Graduate Center, and artist Luis Camnitzer.