Facing the Future: Art and Architecture in Modern Mexico
12 July 2013
In the Reynolds Room, a John Madejski Fine Room
José Guadalupe Posada, 'Little calavera of [Arnulfo R.] Gómez', Print, 39.9 x 29.9 cm, Private collection. Photo Colección Raúl Cedeño Vanegas
Francisco Goitia, 'Man Seated on a Trash Heap', 1926–27. Oil on canvas, 52.5 x 57 cm. Museo Nacional de Arte, INBA. Photo © D.R. Museo Nacional de Arte / Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2013.
Architect and writer Miquel Adrià, Professor Oriana Baddeley (University of the Arts, London), and exhibition curator Dr Adrian Locke explore the relationship between art and architecture in early 20th century Mexico, and how the importation and adaptation of international modernism in the 1930s continues to resonate today.
Part of the programme supporting Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940
(6 July – 29 September 2013).
6.30–7.30pm, followed by a drink.
Evening lecture only / Friends of the RA
Evening lecture and entry to Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910 – 1940
£16 / £7 reductions (students, jobseekers and people with disabilities)
A limited number of tickets will be available on the door of the event from 6pm.