When:
Thursday, Feb 07, 2019 11:00a -
Sunday, Jun 09, 2019 5:00p

Where:
Davis Museum
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Art, Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
https://www.wellesley.edu/davismuseum

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.

Curated by James Oles, Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art at the Davis Museum and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Art at Wellesley College, ​the exhibition and catalogue were realized with generous ​funding from:

Wellesley College Friends of Art at the Davis
Judith Blough Wentz ’57 Museum Programs Fund
Mellon Endowment for Academic Programs at the Davis Museum
The Helyn MacLean Endowed Program Fund for Contemporary and South Asian Art The James Wilson Rayen Museum Gift
Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation

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