Symposium: Latin American/Latino Art Symposium to preview Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
In collaboration with the Getty and the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, Frieze will hold a symposium in New York to address topics featured in the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, which comprises exhibitions and public programs that explore Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. The first panel, “Discussing Latin American and Latino Art,” with CSRC director Chon A. Noriega, Argentinian artist Guillermo Kuitca, and Deborah Cullen, director and chief curator of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, will focus on Home—So Different, So Appealing, one of three exhibitions organized by the CSRC for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Home opens June 11 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. For more information and to purchase tickets to the symposium, click here.
8 am: Doors open
9 am: Introductory Remarks
9:15 am: Panel 1: Keynote: Discussing Latin American and Latino Art
For this panel, the exhibition Home-So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957 will serve as a lens to discuss the complex relationships between Latin American and Latino art.
With Edward Sullivan (moderator), the Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; Deborah Cullen, Director and Chief Curator of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University; Guillermo Kuitca, featured artist; and Chon Noriega, Co-Curator of the touring exhibition Home-So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957 (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2017; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2017-18).
10:15 am: Break
10:30 am: Panel 2: Exhibition Focus: Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985
This exhibition will present the extraordinary contributions of women artists from Latin America and those of Latina and Chicana descent in the U.S., who were working from 1960-1985, when there was a radical experimentation in art and activism in the women's rights movement. The touring exhibition will be presented at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, in September 2017, and the Brooklyn Museum, New York, in 2018.
With Rocío Aranda-Alvarado (moderator), Senior Curator at El Museo del Barrio; Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Co-Curator of the exhibition; María Evelia Marmolejo, featured artist; and Sylvia Palacios Whitman, featured artist.
11:30 am: Panel 3: Exhibition Focus: Learning from Latin America: Art, Architecture and Visions of Modernism
This exhibition at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 2017-18, will feature the work of 30 contemporary artists from Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela, among other countries, who have engaged with the history of modernist architecture in Latin America.
With Dan Fox (moderator), Co-Editor of frieze magazine; Jonathas de Andrade, featured artist; Clara M. Kim, Curator of the exhibition; and Clarissa Tossin, featured artist.
This event is co-sponsored by Frieze, Getty, and the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.