Lecture: Taller de Grafica Popular (Workshop of Popular Graphic Art)Saturday, June 14 | 11 am
11 am–1:30 pm with intermission
East Building, Museum Auditorium
Free; ticket from Box Office required
In two separate sessions, printmaker Brian Gonzales and print collector Robert Healy explore one artist's experience as a printmaker in contemporary American society and the rich history of printmaking at Mexico's Taller de Grafica Popular. The workshop, founded in 1937, served artists whose work promoted social and political rights in Mexico. Gonzales is an instructor at Supergraphic printmaking studio in Durham. Healy is an avid print collector and professor emeritus of environmental policy at Duke University. They come together for the last 30 minutes of the program to answer audience questions.
Your lecture ticket ncludes free admission to the Estampas de la raza exhibition. Just exchange your lecture ticket for an exhibition ticket at the Box Office.
Vincent Valdez, Suspect: Dark Clothes, Dark Hair, Dark Eyes, Dark Skin, 2002, screen print, 22 × 16 in., Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Gift of Harriett and Ricardo Romo, 2010.95, © 2013 Vincent Valdez
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