Guest Curators (UNAM): Bertha Aguilar, Alejandra Olvera, and Sandra Zetina
Tiempos Violentos / Shattered Glass is the result of an outstanding effort between the Graduate Program in Art History at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (MACG), the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL), and the Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores. This collaboration aims to enable graduate students to have direct access and interpret a Mexican public art collection. The curatorial approach resulting from discussions between curators Bertha Aguilar, Alejandra Olvera and Sandra Zetina with Professors Ileana Diéguez, Deborah Dorotinsky, Bolívar Echeverría, Rita Eder, and Renato González Mello found links between works that span from different time periods, which refer to the contemporary experience of violence.
As a product of a year-long academic seminar, this exhibition is an educational endeavor for the historic commemoration of the centennial of the Mexican Revolution and the bicentennial of this country’s independence with patrimonial modernist artworks that rarely travel outside of Mexico. The thirty nine paintings, collages, drawings and video to be exhibited include works by David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, León Ferrari, Gunther Gerzo, Daniel Joseph Martínez, Mireia Sallarés, Pablo Vargas Lugo, Helen Escobedo, among others.
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil at Av. Revolución 1608, San Ángel, México City –
November 11, 2011, 8:00 P.M.
Tiempos Violentos / Shattered Glass is co-presented by the Museo de Arte Alvar y Carmen T. de Carrillo Gil with the collaboration of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil gratefully acknowledges the following organizations for their kind support and collaboration which helped make this exhibition possible: Consejo Nacional Para La Cultura y Las Artes (México), Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (México), Dirección General de Cooperación Educativa y Cultural de la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (México)and La Asociación de Amigos del Museo Carrillo Gil A.C.
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