Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Talk by LAL Greenleaf Fellow Elizabeth Kuon: "Lo Inca" en el arte cuzqueño del siglo XX

April 29th, 2011
3 p.m.

Location
Latin American Library Seminar Room
4th Floor
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Please join us for a work-in-progress talk by Elizabeth Kuon, 2010-2011 Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow at the Latin American Library. With a background in Anthropology and Art History, Elizabeth Kuon is a leading expert in Southern Andean art history of all periods. She has published extensively on mural painting in sixteenth and seventeenth century Peru, queros, city planning, cultural patrimony, and artistic syncretism. She currently serves as consultant on an architectural restoration project in Andahuaylillas, Peru by the World Monuments Fund and on Southern Andean Colonial art and the history of her native Cuzco for national and international organizations. The talk will be in Spanish. Please join us for refreshments afterward. This event is sponsored by the Latin American Library. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information please call 865-5681 or visit lal@tulane.edu.

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