The lectures will be delivered in English.
The first lecture is entitled Mariano: Forms and Identity. Anreus will discuss the life and work of modernist, Mariano, and his use and development of forms; the female body, the rooster signifying identity. The changes in the artist’s work will be discussed in the context of changes in Cuban society.
The second lecture is Portocarrero: A Joyous and Tropical Baroque. This lecture will focus on the life and workof Portocarrero, from his early Mexican influence to his later, more mature, work. Many regard the artist to be one of the greatest Cuban painters of his generation.
Anreus is a critic, historial and scholar who was born in Havana. He received his BA in Art History from Kean College and his Masters then pHd from City University of New York. He is the author of numerous books and articles and has lectured extensively.
To make reservations call Emily Codik 305-461-1050 (or) e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.