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

Session 5: Transnational Encounters in the American Metropolis.
Speaker 1: Valerie Fraser, professor of art history, University of Essex."Stanley William Hayter and Chilean Printmakers: New York, Paris, Santiago, 1940--55". 
Speaker 2: Ana Franco, Ph.D. candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University."The New York/Bogot√° Nexus: Geometric Abstraction in Colombian Art of the 1950s and 1960s". 
Speaker 3: Abigail McEwen, assistant professor of art history, University of Maryland, College Park."Havana-New York: Los Once and Abstract Expressionism in Cuba, 1953--63".
Speaker 4: Luis Camnitzer, artist. "The Diaspora Muse".
Closing Discussion moderated by Chon Noriega, director, Chicano Studies Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles.

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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