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Join curator Mary Schneider Enriquez for a close look at the pioneering work of artist Gego and her place within the burgeoning Venezuelan art scene in the mid-20th century. Focusing on a new acquisition from the artist’s Drawings without Paper series, this talk will explore Gego’s practice of marrying a language of structure with an evocative sense of experimentation, in sculptures that combine materials typically pieced together by hand.
Mary Schneider Enriquez, Houghton Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
This talk is part of a series inspired by ReFrame, a museum-wide initiative to reimagine the function, role, and future of the university art museum. These talks examine difficult histories, foreground untold stories, and experiment with new approaches to the collections of the Harvard Art Museums, reflecting the concerns of our world today.
This talk will take place online via Zoom. The event is free and open to all, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form.
Art Talks Live are presented via Zoom every other Tuesday at 12:30pm (ET) and offer an up-close look at works from our collections with our team of curators, conservators, fellows, and graduate students.
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