The Americas Revealed: Collecting Colonial and Modern Latin American Art in the United States

Thumbnail of a Diego Rivera painting featuring a the back of woman kneeling and gathering a large bundle of calla lillies.

This two-day symposium on public and private collectors of Spanish Colonial and Latin American art will feature presentations by experts from museums and universities in Los Angeles, Houston, Phoenix, New York, and Philadelphia. The keynote address will be presented by Edward J. Sullivan, the Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of the History of Art at the Institute of Fine Arts and the Department of Art History, New York University, and a leading specialist in the art of Latin America. Professor Sullivan will also interview Roberta and Richard Huber (Friday) and Patricia Phelps Cisneros (Saturday), collectors who actively acquire the art of the Americas.

Link to Conference Videos.



Image: Diego Rivera, The Flower Vendor. Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Cary Grant. 
© 2014 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.