Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
This event has been canceled.
Join associate curator Horace D. Ballard as he discusses the ideas and objects featured in the special exhibition De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American Art from the Spanish Empire, on view through July 30, 2023.
Featuring nearly 50 objects from the Harvard Art Museums collections and the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation, the exhibition explores how American material and mineral wealth fueled global trade, changed the course of visual history, and has had an impact modern politics that continues today.
Horace D. Ballard, Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Associate Curator of American Art
This talk is part of the series Fresh Perspectives, an initiative that centers the role of the museumgoer. Like talks in the ReFrame series, these programs highlight diverse voices and broad interpretations of difficult histories and untold narratives. This approach encourages visitors to consider alternative ways of understanding an object, culture, or theme.
This talk will take place online via Zoom. The event is free and open to all, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form.
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Art Talks Live are presented via Zoom and offer an up-close look at works from our collections with our team of curators, conservators, fellows, and graduate students.
Loans and exhibition coordination courtesy of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation. Support for the exhibition is provided by the Henry Luce Foundation Fund for the American Art Department; the Bolton Fund for American Art, Gift of the Payne Fund; the Alexander S., Robert L., and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund; and the Gurel Student Exhibition Fund. Related programming is supported by the M. Victor Leventritt Lecture Series Endowment Fund.
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