This interdisciplinary symposium will explore avant-garde experimentation in the fields of music, cinema, and the visual arts during the tumultuous 1950s and '60s in Paris.
Ariel Jiménez, chief curator, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, and author of Conversations with Jesús Soto (Caracas: Fundación Cisneros, 2005) will discuss Soto’s life and work with Estrellita B. Brodsky and Edward J. Sullivan.
The Soto: Paris and Beyond Creative Writing Prize winner and finalist will read their texts in the context of works on view.
Featuring graduate students from NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts and Program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, this symposium will investigate aspects of the vibrant interchange between the Americas and Paris in the mid-to-late 20th century.
Wednesdays, January 11, February 1, February 15, and March 7, 6:30 pm.
On view through January 14, 2012