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Luz Restirada: Latin American Photography from the UNM Art Museum

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Still Life: Mexico City, 1992 Gelatin Silver Print, Toned 25 X 28 Inches © Courtesy of the University of New Mexico Art Museum Center for the Arts (Main Campus)
Luz Restirada: Latin American Photography from the UNM Art Museum
Curated by: Christian Waguespack

June 7th, 2014 - July 26th, 2014
Opening: June 6th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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WEBSITE:  
http://unmartmuseum.unm.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Albuquerque
EMAIL:  
artmuse@unm.edu
PHONE:  
505.277.4001
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Fri 10-4; Sat 10-8
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photography

DESCRIPTION

Luz Restirada examines how photographers working in Latin America have navigated the interplay of technology, art and history from the 19th century up to the present as well as the social and cultural role photography has played in Central and South America. Luz Restirada presents works from the UNM Art Museum’s Latin American holdings in an effort to broaden the historical context of art and cultural exchange in this part of the world.  Included in the exhibition are photographs by Pedro Meyer, Flor Garduño, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Luis González Palma, Joel-Peter Witkin and Vik Muniz.

On view concurrently with Digital Latin America,organized by 516 Arts and partners, including the UNM Art Museum satellite exhibition Oscar Muñoz: Biografías