Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Alejandro Anreus Lecture: "Social Expressionism: The Art of Luis Cruz Azaceta"

February 24th, 2010
6:00 PM

Location
Freeman Auditorium
Woldenberg Art Center
Tulane University

This Wednesday at 6 pm, please join the Newcomb Art Gallery for Social
Expressionism: The Art of Luis Cruz Azaceta, a lecture by Alejandro Anreus,
Associate Professor of Art History and Latin American Studies at William
Paterson University and the author of Orozco in Gringoland and The Social
and The Real.

Luis Cruz Azaceta was born in Cuba in 1942 but has been resident of New
Orleans for the past seventeen years. His works have been shown at the
Museum of Modern Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Metropolitan
Museum of Modern Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. His exhibit
“Swimming to Havana,” is on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art through
March 28.

The lecture will be held in the Freeman Auditorium of the Woldenberg Art
Center and is free and open the public.

On-campus parking is available after 5 pm. Street parking is available on
neighboring streets, Broadway and Audubon being the closest.

Newcomb Art Gallery 504.865.5328 | www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu
hours: Tues – Fri 10-6 (Wed open until 8); Sat – Sun 11-5

Image: Luis Cruz Azaceta. Current Museum Plan, 2007. Charcoal, acrylic,
enamel, shellac on canvas, 82” x 122”.

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