Prof Juan Martinez Cuban Art Lectures at Cernuda Arte Every Wednesday

Art History PhD Professor, Juan A. Martínez
to Deliver Lecture Series on Cuban Painting
at Cernuda Arte

Every Wednesday
09/22/10 – 10/27/10
(six-week series) 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

A six-lecture series on Cuban painting focusing on a historical overview from the
Colonial period through the 1960s. All lectures will be held at Cernuda Arte –
3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, Florida. This series will begin on Wednesday,
September 22 and continue through Wednesday, October 27, 2010.

Professor Martínez is a renowned art historian, researcher and writer in the field of
Cuban art. He is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History
at Florida International University, who teaches courses on European and
Cuban Modern art. He has authored various books, Cuban Art & National Identity:
The Vanguardia Painters 1927-1950 (1994); Maria Brito (2009),
and Carlos Enríquez: The Painter of Cuban Ballads (2010).

FIRST LECTURE – Painting in Cuba During the Colonial Period
SECOND LECTURE – Outstanding Early Twentieth Century Academic Painters
THIRD LECTURE- The Beginning of Cuban Modernism 1927-1938: The Vanguardia Painters
FOURTH LECTURE – Cuban Modern Painting in the 1940s: “The School of Havana”
FIFTH LECTURE – Dynamics of Abstraction and Figuration in Cuban Painting in the 1950s
SIXTH LECTURE – Ebullience and Turmoil, Cuban Painting in the 1960s

Each lecture will be illustrated by a PowerPoint presentation allowing the audience to
view examples of works by the artists mentioned. Lectures will run for approximately
60 minutes with a question and answer session following the presentation.

Registration cost: $100.00 (six lectures) or $50.00 (three lectures)
All funds collected will be donated to Professor Martínez for future research projects.

To register, contact Emily Codik at
or call the gallery 305-461-1050

For more information, click on the link below