History Painting in 21st Century Cuba

Alexis Esquivel

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History Painting in 21st Century Cuba

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm | 2 LeConte Hall

Esquivel gives lecture.

Alexis Esquivel gives lecture to audience. (Photo by Isabel Nogueira.)

 

Renowned Cuban painter and performance artist Alexis Esquivel discusses his work in the genre of history painting, at the intersection of art, politics, and race.

In Spanish with simultaneous translation available.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of History.

Prof. Schneider presents Alexis Esquivel.

Assistant Professor in History department, Elena Schneider presents Alexis Esquivel. (Photo by Isabel Nogueira)

Esquivel speaks on his painting.

Esquivel speaks on his painting titled "Un paseo por el parque Lenin depues de la victoria". (Photo by Isabel Nogueira.)

“Memorial Garden.” (2013, acrylic on canvas, 146x195 cm.) (Image courtesy of Alexis Esquivel.)
“Memorial Garden.” (2013, acrylic on canvas, 146x195 cm.) (Image courtesy of Alexis Esquivel.)