Art History Lecture Series presents Juan Capistran

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Event Title:Art History Lecture Series presents Juan Capistran (More Information)
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*Foolishness Can Move Mountains: A Conversation about Despair, Revolution, and Transformation*

Capistran is a multimedia artist born in Guadalajara, Mexico and currently living and working in Los Angeles. He earned a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 1999 and an MFA from the University of California at Irvine in 2002. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Bronx Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Museo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico City, and the 12th Istanbul Biennial, amongst many others. His artwork is in the collections of the Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, The New Museum, New York, and numerous private collections.

Capistran’s artwork is currently featured in two UT Austin exhibitions: “What We Want, What We Believe: Towards a Higher Fidelity,” a solo show of new photographs and installations at the Visual Art Center, and “Historical Present,” a group exhibition with photographer Ricky Yanas (MFA in Studio Art, 2011) at the ISESE Gallery in the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Mexican American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Date and Time:Feb. 27 | 4:00 PM
Contact: Traci Laird
tlaird@austin.utexas.edu
512-471-7757
Admission:Free and Open to the Public
Location:ART Building, Room 1.120 Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Department of Art & Art History