Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel

Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 6:30 p.m.

Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building

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León Ferrari and Mira Schendel: Tangled Alphabets
Luis Pérez-Oramas. Essays by Andrea Giunta, Rodrigo Naves, and Luis Pérez-Oramas

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In this two-part program, speakers explore the works of Argentinian artist León Ferrari and Swiss-born Brazilian artist Mira Schendel, the subjects of MoMA's exhibition. Andrea Giunta, art historian and critic, and Luis Pérez-Oramas, MoMA's Estrellita Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art, and organizer of the exhibition, discuss the importance of language in Ferrari's work. Afterwards, scholars Paulo Herkenhoff, independent curator, Rio de Janeiro, and Guy Brett, writer and curator, address the work of Mira Schendel.

In conjunction with the exhibition Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel

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