Presentations and conversations address questions and themes that come out of the work of Lygia Pape, her times in Brazil, and the international context.
"The Legacies of Abstraction and the Avant-Garde"
Adele Nelson, Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Art History, The University of Texas at Austin
Alexander Alberro, Virginia Bloedel Wright Professor of Art History, Barnard College
Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Director, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York
"Unpacking Pape's Practice: Cross Disciplinarity, Experimentation, and Cultural Traditions"
Edward J. Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts and College of Arts and Sciences, New York University
Luiz Camillo Osorio, Curator, PIPA Institute, Rio de Janeiro; and Professor of Aesthetics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Iria Candela, Estrellita B. Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms, on view at The Met Breuer from March 21 through July 23, 2017.
Recorded May 4, 2017
The symposium is made possible by Projeto Lygia Pape.