The Exotic Gaze and the Mexican Appeal: Views from North America, 1930-1960

March 6
Francisco Reyes y Palma
Instituto de Investigacions Estetica, Mexico City

March 13
Karen Cordero
UNAM, Mexico
Public Lecture: “The Invention of Popular Art and the Construction of Modern Mexican
Visual Culture.”
Seminar: “Gender and Sexual identity in Mexican Art, 1920-1940.”

March 20
Peter Wollen
UCLA, Film Theory Department
Public Lecture: “Fridamania”

March 27
James Oles
Curator, Yale University Gallery
Public Lecture: “America Muralists in Mexico: Folklore and Politics.”

March 28
Rita Eder
Director, Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas, Mexico City
Public Lecture: “Tamayo and the Abstract Expressionists.”
Seminar: “The Summer of Antonio Ruiz ‘El Corzo’: Surrealism or Critique of Modernization?”

April 3
Leonard Folgorait
Vanderbilt Universit, Tennessee
Public Lecture: “The Mythic Space/Image of the Consolidated Revolution (1920-1940) in the Murals of Rivera and Siqueiros.”