Patrick D. Flores “When Commitments Confuse: Writing and Curating (Around) Art History”
5:00 pm | 3/19/2020 | 10 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley | Until 7:00 pm | 3/19/2020
Speaker: Patrick D. Flores, Professor of Art Studies at the Department of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines; Curator of the Vargas Museum in Manila. Moderator: Atreyee Gupta, Assistant Professor of Global Modern Art and South and Southeast Asian Art, History of Art Department.
The South Asia Art Initiative at UC Berkeley is delighted to welcome the eminent Manila-based academic, curator, and art historian, Patrick D. Flores to UC Berkeley. Patrick D. Flores is Professor of Art Studies at the Department of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines and Curator of the Vargas Museum in Manila. He was one of the curators of Under Construction: New Dimensions in Asian Art in 2000 and the Gwangju Biennale in 2008. He was a Visiting Fellow at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. in 1999 and an Asian Public Intellectuals Fellow in 2004. Among his publications are Painting History: Revisions in Philippine Colonial Art (1999); Remarkable Collection: Art, History, and the National Museum (2006); and Past Peripheral: Curation in Southeast Asia (2008). He was a grantee of the Asian Cultural Council (2010).
Sponsors: Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, South Asia Art Initiative, Department of History of Art, Center for Southeast Asia Studies, The Filipino & Philippine Studies Working Group at the Townsend Center for the Humanities.