The Materiality of Ideas: Making Art, Making Meaning in the Pre-Columbian and Colonial Worlds

Tom Cummins, Harvard University

The Materiality of Ideas: Making Art, Making Meaning in the Pre-Columbian and Colonial Worlds

Lecture
5 May 2016 4.30pmAdd to Calendar 2016-05-05 21:30:00 2016-05-05 21:30:00 The Materiality of Ideas: Making Art, Making Meaning in the Pre-Columbian and Colonial Worlds Professor Cummins focuses on Pre-Columbian and Latin American Colonial Art. Recent research interests include the analysis of early Ecuadorian ceramic figurines and the study of late Pre-Columbian systems of knowledge and representation, especially Inca, and their impact on the formation of 16th and 17th century colonial artistic and social forms. He was awarded his Ph.D. from UCLA in 1988.  CWAC 157 Tom Cummins, Harvard University arthistory@uchicago.edu America/Chicago public
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Professor Cummins focuses on Pre-Columbian and Latin American Colonial Art. Recent research interests include the analysis of early Ecuadorian ceramic figurines and the study of late Pre-Columbian systems of knowledge and representation, especially Inca, and their impact on the formation of 16th and 17th century colonial artistic and social forms. He was awarded his Ph.D. from UCLA in 1988.