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Artist Lecture: The Art of Appropriation from Pop Art to Reverse Anthropology and Reverse Modernism with Enrique Chagoya

When: Tue., Aug. 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 2019
Phone: 210.978.8100
Price: Free
The talk will focus on Chagoya's use of appropriation of Western art from the perspective of a non Western artist (including topics of immigration, colonialism, and contemporary issues) appropriating from comic books to modernist art, etc. Often using ancient formats like the pre-Columbian books, and working on hand made paper made by indigenous paper makers from Mexico that use pre-Hispanic techniques (the same paper that was used by Aztec, Mayan and Mixtec Zapotec cultures in Central Mexico). Sometimes the appropriation is almost a forgery of European art (in print, painting and sculpture media) in opposite direction than the strategy followed by


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