To Live Is to Invent: Perspectives on the Art and Times of Lygia Pape—Morning Session

Presentations and conversations address questions and themes that come out of the work of Lygia Pape, her times in Brazil, and the international context.

Welcoming Remarks:
Iria Candela, Estrellita B. Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met
Pedro Fortes, Projeto Lygia Pape, Rio de Janeiro

Lectures:
Keynote Lecture
Paulo Herkenhoff, art critic and curator, Rio de Janeiro

"Negotiating History: Art and Politics in Brazil"
Carlos Basualdo, Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Claudia Calirman, Assistant Professor of Art History, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

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.

View the afternoon session.

Learn more about Lygia Pape and the research of Projeto Lygia Pape Cultural Association.

Recorded May 4, 2017

The symposium is made possible by Projeto Lygia Pape.

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