Spotlight on Mexican Modernism - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Spotlight on Mexican modernism
2.00 – 5.00pm
James O Fairfax Theatre
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Held in partnership with the Mexican Embassy
to celebrate Mexico’s National Day, the symposium explores how Mexico
inspired a generation of artists, writers and revolutionaries.
include Australian photographer Grant Mudford, who will speak about works
he created in Mexico in the 1970s. Santiago García, Cultural Attaché at the
Mexican Embassy, will speak about the flowering of ideas and culture in
Mexico after the revolution. Art historian Anthony White will discuss the
emergence of modernist art in the post-revolutionary period.
by a tour of the photography exhibition Mexican
modernism with curators Shaune Lakin and Annie O’Hehir.
event will conclude with a reception at the gallery hosted by the Mexican
Embassy, from 5.15 – 6.15pm.