Miami Art Museum. May 17th, 2008. 10:00 a.m.
A daylong symposium on Cuban artist Wifredo Lam and his contributions to modern and contemporary art on Saturday, May 17th, 2008 will cap Miami Art Museum’s presentation of Wifredo Lam in North America, on view at MAM through May 18th. The symposium also marks MAM’s publication of Wifredo Lam at Miami Art Museum, which features works from South Florida collections seen only at the MAM presentation of Wifredo Lam in North America.
The symposium, slated for MAM’s auditorium from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. will feature internationally renowned scholars who will share new perspectives on the unique art historical position held by the great Cuban-born artist. Guest speakers will include Judith Bettelheim, Professor of Art History at San Francisco State University; Jacques Leenhardt, President, Friends of Lam Association, Paris; and Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History at Stanford University. The symposium will be moderated by Juan Martínez, Professor and Chair, School of Art and Art History, Florida International University.
For more information, please call: 305.375.3000