Part 4 of "Encuentros: Artistic Exchange between the U.S. and Latin America"

Session 4: Contact Zones: Workshops and Art Schools.
Speaker 1: Alison McClean, fellow, Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin."Good Neighbors: The Taller de Gráfica Popular in the U.S.A., 1936–45".
Speaker 2: Michael Wellen, assistant curator of Latin American and Latino art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "The Pan-American Promise of Modern Art: José Gómez Sicre and Caracas's El Taller Libre de Arte". 
Speaker 3: Dorota Biczel and Emilio Tarazona, independent curators."Chicago Effect: Teresa Burga before and after the School of the Art Institute".

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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