Harper Montgomery on Reading Teresita Fernández's Art

June 3, 2017


Saturday, June 3, 2017

Olana Wagon House Education Center
5720 Route 9G Hudson, NY 12534

Join Harper Montgomery, Ph.D, Distinguished Lecturer and Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Professor in Latin American Art at Hunter College, for a lecture and discussion about Teresita Fernández. Montgomery will focus on avant-gardism, social activism, institutions, and cross-cultural conditions for making and displaying art. She is a specialist in modern and contemporary Latin American art with focuses on Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, and the Latino U.S. during the early twentieth-century and the contemporary movement. Illustrated lecture followed by Q&A and an abridged tour of the exhibition OVERLOOK. Refreshments will be served.
4PM | Member: $15, Non-Member: $20 | Ages 15+

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This presentation is held in conjunction with the exhibition OVERLOOK: Teresita Fernández Confronts Frederic Church at Olana, a collaboration between The Olana Partnership and the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. In it, artist Teresita Fernández examines Frederic Church and his contemporaries’ response to the cultures and landscapes they experienced during their 19th century Latin American travels. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore Fernández’s perspective and respond to her provocative installation in Olana’s Sharp Family Gallery. Please visit the exhibition page to learn more about the exhibition.