Tonight we welcome artist Alex Loza as he and Hunter curators discuss several works of art in the exhibit Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art. Following the discussion, Alex will do a live drawing demo inspired by the works discussed.
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Generous support for the exhibition has been provided by Altria Group, the Honorable Aida M. Alvarez, Judah Best, The James F. Dicke Family Endowment, Sheila Duignan and Mike Wilkins, Tania and Tom Evans, Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino, The Michael A. and the Honorable Marilyn Logsdon Mennello Endowment, Henry R. Muñoz III, Wells Fargo and Zions Bank. Additional significant support was provided by The Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center. Support for “Treasures to Go,” the museum’s traveling exhibition program, comes from The C.F. Foundation, Atlanta.
Image: Emilio Sánchez, Untitled, Bronx Storefront, "La Rumba Supermarket" late 1980s, watercolor on paper, sheet and image: 40 x 59 1/2 in. (101.6 x 151.1 cm) framed: 47 1/2 x 67 7/16 x 3 1/8 in. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation 2011.19.5