April 23, Panel Discussion at the MFA

in General News, Graduate Student News, Uncategorized
April 7th, 2014

Image: Darío Escobar, Untitled, 2000-2012, cardboard, plastic, gold leaf and pigments, 15 x 17cm

Image: Darío Escobar, Untitled, 2000-2012, cardboard, plastic, gold leaf and pigments,
15 x 17cm

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Harvard University’s Department of History of Art and Architecture present a panel discussion on the MFA’s first exhibition of contemporary art from Latin America, followed by the book launching of Guatemalan artist Darío Escobar’s first monograph. Together, these conversations address the local concerns, international circulation, and future of “Latin American art” in both broad and specific terms.

5:30-7:00pm  Panel discussion on MFA’s Permission To Be Global/Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection

Panelists:

José Luis Falconi, Post doctoral fellow, Harvard University

Robin Greely, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Connecticut

Ana María Reyes, Assistant Professor, Latin American Art History, Boston University

Jen Mergel, Beal Family Senior Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Liz Munsell, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art & MFA Programs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
7:15-8:15pm  Book presentation on A Singular Plurality: The Works of Darío Escobar, edited by José Luis Falconi (Cambridge: HAA/Harvard, 2013)

Panelists:

Tom Cummins,  Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian and Colonial Art, Harvard University

Darío Escobar, Artist

José Luis Falconi, Post doctoral fellow, Harvard University

Liz Munsell, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art & MFA Programs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Octavio Zaya, Writer, curator, editor. Director of ATLANTICA, Journal of Art & Thought

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium, G36
ADMISSION

Free with Admission – No Ticket RequiredThis event is free with cost of admission.