Presented by Leonard Folgarait, Vanderbilt University, and Amy Von Lintel, West Texas A&M University

Look closely at works from the exhibition Picasso. Figures during this conversation on Zoom. Join art historians Leonard Folgarait and Amy Von Lintel as they present their perspectives and respond to each other’s interpretations of select paintings and sculptures from the exhibition. Participants will be invited to contribute to the dialogue by sharing their thoughts as well.

Leonard Folgarait is the Distinguished Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Vanderbilt University. His areas of teaching and research are the modern art of Latin America, with a specialization in the twentieth-century art of Mexico, and modern European and American art and architecture. The painting of Pablo Picasso is also a focused topic of his teaching and research.

Amy Von Lintel is the Doris Alexander Endowed Professor of Fine Arts at West Texas A&M University, where she teaches art history and runs the Gender Studies Program. Her areas of research include modern and contemporary art of the American West, women and gender, fakes and forgeries in art, and the history of art history. Her publications include two books on Georgia O’Keeffe in Texas, a co-authored book on Robert Smithson in Texas, and her forthcoming co-authored volume on women Abstract Expressionists in the Middle American West, along with numerous journal articles on her various research topics.

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