Pre-Columbian Remix: The Art of Enrique Chagoya, Demián Flores, Rubén Ortiz-Torres, and Nadín Ospina

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Saturday, June 29, 2013
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm



Focuses on the work of four leading Latin American artists.

In most Latin American countries the very idea of pre-Columbian heritage has been a strategy to reinforce national unity. This exhibition focuses on the work of four leading Latin American artists who challenge this trend. By fusing ancient Aztec, Mayan or Incan art forms with pop-culture imagery in an ironic and often humorous manner, they address present concerns relating to universal themes of corruption and globalization. Re-mixed and renewed, the past becomes accessible under very different perspectives.



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Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College SUNY 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, New York 10577
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013
Times: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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$5.00 - General Public
$3.00 - Seniors 62+/ Students
Free - Children 12 and under
Free - Museum Members/ Purchase Faculty & Satff

Presenter: Neuberger Museum of Art
Presenter Phone: 914-251-6100

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Organized by Patrice Giasson, Alex Gordon Associate Curator of Art of the Americas, the exhibition is accompanied by an illustrated catalogue edited by Giasson, with additional essays by Joaquín Barriendos, Jaime Cerón, Serge Gruzinski, and Julian Kreimer. Support for Pre-Columbian Remix is provided by the Alex Gordon Estate, the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art, and ArtsWestchester, with support from Westchester County Government. Additional funding is provided by the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, Krytzia and Eugenio Minvielle, and Helen Stambler Neuberger and Jim Neuberger.
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