Panel | Exhibiting Latinx Artists in an International Field: Connecting Mexico City + Chicago

Monday, Apr 12, 2021 4 – 5 pm

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Join Laura-Caroline de Lara (Interim Director, DePaul Art Museum) in conversation with Humberto Moro (Deputy Director and Senior Curator, Museo Tamayo), a member of Museo Tamayo’s young collectors circle Fátima González (Co-Founder González Jassan), and artist Harold Mendez who currently has work in DePaul’s recent exhibition LatinXAmerican on the challenges of representing Latinx communities on an international scale, and the many connections between artists living and making work between Mexico City and Chicago.

Image: Harold Mendez, “Let us gather in a flourishing way” (2016), Travertine, oxidized copper reproduction of a pre-Colombian death mask from the Museo del Oro (Bogota, Colombia), water, carnations. Collection of DePaul Art Museum, Art Acquisition Endowment Fund. Image courtesy of DePaul Art Museum.