Kate Domin gives us a summary of our doctoral seminar of 6 and 7 March, which aspired to open lines of discussion on the tools and methodological resources involved in the task of creating a transnational history of art. In addition, participants’ bibliography is shared.
In the framework of the seminar “1959-1985, au prisme de la Biennale de Paris”, this session aims to discuss the symbolic, cultural and political value of the Paris Biennale from the 1950s to the 1970s, and its reception in two totalitarian contexts on both sides of the Iron Curtain: Spain and Poland.
The seminar Transatlantic Episodes (1950-1977): Crossings between art, politics and culture during the Cold War in Spain and Latin America will be given by Paula Barreiro López at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina.
Check out the latest entries in our Multimedia section! Audio and video archives on art and activism in 1970s Spain, and the participation of Eastern European artists in the Paris Biennial.
Issue 5 of REG|AC journal on “Cold War networks and circulations: Cross-cultural Dialogues and Practices throughout the Global South (1957-1991)”, will be published in spring-summer 2018. Here is a preview of the authors and topics addressed in this special issue.
On January 25th, Paula Barreiro López’s conference at the Edinburgh College of Art will address the processes of negotiation amongst art critics, artists and cultural agents during Late Francoism (1959–1975), highlighting questionings raised by the link between art and (left-wing( ideology.
[:en]On 18 and 19 January 2018, Artl@s project in collaboration with other organizations, organizes the encounter “Le defi de Caliban” (Caliban’s challenge) at the ENS Paris. Addressing artistic and literary debates on “the South”, this encounter will raise the question of its definitions through the lens of creation, examining the challenges and limits of such discourses.[:]
In the framework of the 50th Congress of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) in Paris, Paula Barreiro López will take part in the panel “Paradigmatic shifts in the AICA’s history” with a lecture about Spanish art criticism in the 1960s.
Fabiola Martínez Rodríguez will participate in the symposium “A line that birds cannot see”: Mexican/US Art and Artists Crossing Borders in the 20th Century, organized at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on November 3rd, 2017 with the lecture “Between Figuration and Abstraction: The Cultural Cold War and Tamayo’s Art in the 1950s.”[:]