Creating a New Visual Language: Art in Colonial Peru
An introduction to the art of colonial Peru, focusing on works that show how Andean, Spanish, and West African people and traditions created a new visual language in the Andes.
Special guest: Ximena A. Gómez, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
She was born in Lima, grew up in Houston, and received her PhD from the University of Michigan. She specializes in the art of colonial Latin America and her research focuses on the visual culture of Indigenous and Black people in colonial Lima. Her work rescues these influences in European artworks, as well as the influences in contemporary Latinx artistic expressions.
Host: María E. Pérez, PhD – IHCH
December, Thursday 3 @5 p.m. CST
FREE – IN ENGLISH