Edward J. Sullivan is Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of the History of Art at New York University. He is the author of more than thirty books and exhibition catalogues on Latin American and Caribbean art.
Duke House Exhibition Series curators discuss Argentine artists Kenneth Kemble and Silvia Torras, the subjects of their Spring 2022 exhibition at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. This exhibition, Kenneth Kemble and Silvia Torras: The Formative Years, 1956–63, explores the artists' engagement with Informalism, an abstract painting movement whose global counterparts include Arte Povera in Italy and Gutai in Japan.
Moderated by Edward J. Sullivan, the roundtable event will shed light on the curators' original archival research undertaken at ISLAA over the course of several months. With introductions by Christine Poggi, Edward J. Sullivan, and Lucy Hunter.