Encuentros: Artistic Exchange (1 of 5)
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Part 2 of "Encuentros: Artistic Exchange between the U.S. and Latin America"

Session 2: National Identities and International Relations. 
Speaker 1: Edward J. Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of the History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and Max Mishler, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, New York University"Conflicted Affinities: Francisco Oller and William McKinley". 
Speaker 2: Kirsten Einfeldt, program coordinator, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.  
Speaker 3: "The Transformed Landscape: Nineteenth-Century U.S. Photography and Landscape Painting and their Impact on the Forging of National Identity in Mexico". 
Speaker 4: María Gaztambide, director, International Center for the Arts of the Americas Documents Project, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston"Exporting the New Deal to the Tropics? The Legacy of Roosevelt-era Art Programs in Puerto Rico". Itala Schmelz, former director, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil.  "Luis Márquez in the World of Tomorrow: Mexican Identity and the 1939--40 New York World's Fair".

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.


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