The Annual Stanley and Pearl Goodman Lecture on Latin American Art: Earth, water and fire in the ceramics of Wifredo Lam and Cobra

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Presented by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale FL

Jan 26
The Annual Stanley and Pearl Goodman Lecture on Latin American Art: Earth, water and fire in the ceramics of Wifredo Lam and Cobra

Join Boston College Hispanic Studies professor Elizabeth Thompson as she discusses Wifredo Lam’s fascination with the ceramic medium and his inspiration from Pablo Picasso and Cobra artists.

In 1938, Afro-Cuban artist Wifredo Lam arrived in Paris where he quickly gained the support of Pablo Picasso and was inspired by the dreamlike work of the Surrealists. When he returned to Cuba (1941 to 1951), he created some of his most expressive works of art, fusing surrealism and magic realism to create a hybrid style that would signal a new direction for modern art in Latin America.

In the 1950s, he joined his friend, the Danish painter Asger Jorn, a founder of the post-World War II

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Program generously sponsored by Ramón and Nercys Cernuda.

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