Double Vision: Adal and Luis Gutiérrez Discuss Photography in Puerto Rico

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At the Ponce Art Museum [Museo de Arte de Ponce] artist/photographer Adál and photography collector and architect Luis Gutiérrez will hold a dialogue entitled “Double Vision,” on the state of photography in Puerto Rico. The conversation is part of the “Cuerpo presente” exhibition. The show, which features five artists— Adál [Maldonado], Norah Hernández, Elsa María Meléndez, and the twin artists Jaime and Javier Suárez—opened on October 22, 2011, and will be on view until March 5, 2012. [Also see previous post Art Exhibition: “Cuerpo presente” at the Ponce Art Museum.]

The dialogue is to take place at the Museum on Wednesday, February 8, at 6:30pm. A book launching of Adal’s new book, Falling Eyelids, will follow the presentation. The museum is located at 2325 Las Américas Avenue in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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