Circles Exclusive: Curator tour of Antonio Berni
Circles Exclusive: Curator tour of Antonio Berni - Steele Gallery
Join us as Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, Dr. Vanessa Davidson gives an in-depth tour of the works of Argentinean artist Antonio Berni, one of the most iconic Latin American artists of the 20th century. This Circles of Support exclusive tour will give insight into his Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel series he began in 1958 chronicles the tales of these two fictional characters in prints, drawings, collages, and assemblages, innovative works that vividly reflect the undercurrents of Argentinean society. This is the first exhibition of Berni’s work to be organized by a U.S. museum in nearly fifty years. Afterwards, enjoy lunch on your own at Palette café and enjoy your 10% Circles of Support member discount.
Please RSVP by Monday, August 11, 2014 to 602-257-2115 or Circles@PhxArt.org.
Antonio Berni, Argentinean, 1905-1981 La gran tentacion (La gran ilusion), detail, 1962. Oil, wood, vans, metal, burlap, collage, fabric, ornaments, varied elements on wood. Malba-Fundación Costantini, Buenos Aires.© José Antonio Berni.
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