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Bearing Witness: Art and Resistance in Cold War Latin America
Start Date: 5/7/2014Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 5/7/2014End Time: 7:30 PM

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Bearing Witness: Art and Resistance in Cold War Latin America

At the Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
524 WEST 59TH STREET, L2.73.14
NYC, NY 10019

Opening Reception:
May 7, 2014
From 5:30pm-7:30pm

On Display at the Shiva Gallery at John Jay:
May 8- September 12, 2014

Curators: Roberto Visani, Estrellita B. Brodsky, Pierre-Yves Linot with the assistance of Lydia Shestopalova

Artists: Julio Le Parc, Gontran Guanaes Netto, Alejandro Marco, Jose Gamarra, Juan Carlos Caceres, Rodrigo Rojas De Négri and Iván Navarro

The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice proudly presents, Bearing Witness: Art and Resistance in Cold War Latin America. While censorship, kidnapping, torture, and murder became common tactics for repressive governments throughout Latin America during the Cold War, many artists from the region responded by producing poignant works of art that speak out against these atrocities. This exhibition brings together three distinct bodies of work that do so through documentation, poetic subversion and revelation.

Gallery Hours: 1pm-5pm, M-F, or by appointment
For more information please contact: gallery@jay.cuny.edu | 212-237-1439

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