ONLINE COURSE: SURREALISM IN MEXICO
24/6/2021 al 22/7/2021
What has Leon Trosky's presence in Mexico meant to art? What have Antonin Artaud and André Breton’s travels to that country? What happened at the International Exhibition of Surrealism in Mexico in 1940?
Lecturer: Miguel Ángel Muñoz
Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of Philosophy and Letters (UBA). Member of the Argentine Center of Art Researchers (C.A.I.A.). Full Professor of History of American Art II at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters (UBA). Professor Emeritus of the University of Salvador. Senior Lecturer of History of Art and American and Argentine Culture III and History of Art and American culture and Argentina IV at the School of Management and History of the Arts, Faculty of History, Geography and Tourism (University of El Salvador). Professor in charge of the first year of the Art History short career at the Asociación Amigos del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.
He has published several works on topics of Argentine and Latin American art.
Surrealism. A conceptualization essay. The problem of "surrealist painting". André Breton's role in the development and investigations from the 1924 Manifesto to the diaspora after the beginning of war in 1939.
Mexico and Surrealism. Mexico in the 1930s and 1940s. Leon Trotsky’s presence. Antonin Artaud and André Breton’s travels to the country. The International Exhibition of Surrealism in Mexico (1940).
The problem of surrealism in Mexico. Abraham Ángel, Manuel Rodríguez Lozano, Agustín Lazo, Rufino Tamayo and the Contemporáneos magazine. Surrealism or fantastic painting? Mexican artists close to Surrealism. Frida Kahlo, María Izquierdo, Antonio Ruiz "El Corso", Julio Castellanos, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Gunther Gerzso.
European surrealists in Mexico. Those emigrated by the war of 1939. Leonora Carrington, Remedios Varo, Kati Horna, Wolfgang Paalen.
Duration: Five (5) classes of 1 hour each.
Platform: Zoom I Period: Thursday, June 24; July 1, 8, 15 and 22.
Time: 18.00 to 19:00 (ARG)
Value – Full course: $4,000 (four thousand Argentine pesos) for residents in Argentina, U$D 60 (sixty U.S. dollars) for residents abroad.
The cancellation of the total amount in a single payment will be a requirement for the start of the course. Payments in Argentina can be done through bank transfer, deposit, credit card or Mercado Pago. From other countries, through credit card or PayPal.
Includes certificate of attendance.
Class attendance will have an audiovisual format, through a single private link that will be sent by email to the students enrolled from the day of the start of the course, and during the next classes. Each class will be available online for 7 calendar days. After this time, the material will be taken off from the digital platform.
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