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MEMBERS EVENT | Virtual Tour of Taller Boricua: A Political Printshop in New York

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Join Rodrigo Moura, Chief Curator, and Susanna V. Temkin, Curator of El Museo del Barrio for a  Members-Only virtual tour of Taller Boricua: A Political Print Shop in New York. The exhibition celebrates Taller Boricua’s 50th anniversary with the first monograph exhibition in three decades about the East Harlem-based Nuyorican collective workshop and alternative space.

FREE ADMISSION for members of El Museo | To RSVP, click here.
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About the Exhibition
Best known for its cultural empowerment and political activism, Taller Boricuais commonly known as ‘The Puerto Rican Workshop,’ which began as a printmaking studio, produced and circulated hundreds of prints by artists. The prints, produced in the 1970s, centered on issues of Puerto Rican independence, workers’ rights, and anti-imperialism both locally and in the Caribbean and Latin America, issues that remain relevant today. Curated by Rodrigo Moura, Chief Curator of El Museo del Barrio, the exhibition is comprised of more than 200 works and ephemera, including serigraphs, lithographs, linocuts, paintings, assemblages, collages, and drawings by founding and early members, including Marcos Dimas, Carlos Osorio (1927 – 1984), Jorge Soto Sánchez (1947 – 1987), Nitza Tufiño, and Rafael Tufiño (1922 – 2008), among several others. Works in the show drawfrom El Museo’s Permanent Collection, Taller’s extensive archives, as well as other collections.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Venue

Zoom LIVE
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