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Gabriel Orozco, Isla en la Isla (Island within an Island), 1993, cibachrome print. Courtesy of Gabriel Orozco and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York. © Gabriel Orozco

Infinite Islands: Art, Internationalization, and Cultural Dynamics

Wednesday, Oct 09, 2013
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Beck Building, Mezzanine
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Presented by Gerardo Mosquera, freelance curator and art critic

In this public lecture, sponsored by the MFAH patron group Latin Maecenas and Rice University's Department of Art History and the Dean of Humanities, Gerardo Mosquera analyzes problems of art and culture in the context of contemporary internationalized art circuits.  

Mosquera, a freelance curator and art critic based in Havana and Madrid, is an adviser to the Rijksakademie van Beeldenden Kunsten, Amsterdam, and to other art centers and journals. He was a cofounder of the Havana Biennial and a curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, and he has curated many international exhibitions. Author of numerous texts and books on contemporary art and art theory, he was artistic director for PhotoSpain 2011, 2012 and 2013, Madrid. Questions about the content of this program? E-mail

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