An Artist Book Néstor Otero in Harlem

231Taller Boricua presents The Limited Edition Autobiographical Artist Book Néstor Otero:
Concepts, references, and strategies in a process and AURA: Puerto Rican Artists in New York, 1970s-1980s

The exhibition AURA:
Puerto Rican Artists in New York,1970′s-1980′s  is a prologue to a more ambitious
project taken on by co-curators Marcos Dimas and Néstor Otero, in collaboration with
Nitza Tufiño and Fernando Salicrup of the Taller Boricua, to document and
preserve some of the artistic contributions made by Puerto Ricans,
who have become an integral part of New York City’s
multicultural landscape.”

This historical exhibition provides a glimpse of this reality through the presentation of photographs, posters, drawings, paintings, sculptures, constructions and narratives.

Opening Reception/Presentation:
Friday, January 24 from 6 to 9 pm

Exhibition: January 24 – March 22, 2014

Panel Discussion: January 25, starting at 5pm

Marcos Dimas, Curator
Néstor Otero, Artist, Designer and co-founder of EVENTOS.Space for Living Art
Blanca Vázquez, Professor, and founding editor of CENTRO, Journal of the
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College

Presented at Taller Boricua, Artist Workshop, Event Space
and Gallery at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center
1680 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10029
212.831.4333 | www.tallerboricua.org

Gallery Hours & Directions:
Tuesday – Saturday 12-6pm, Thursday 1-7pm,
Sunday and Monday Closed Subway: 6 train to 103rd Street.
Entrance on Lexington Avenue between 105th and 106th Streets.
Center is accessible for individuals with disabilities. Free Admission.

 

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