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Discussion and Book Signing: Carlos Betancourt: Imperfect Utopia

April 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2 pm: Discussion with Carlos Betancourt and Bonnie Clearwater, NSU Art Museum Director and Chief Curator

3 pm: Book signing in Museum Store

Artist Carlos Betancourt and his studio, Imperfect Utopia, helped launch the Miami art scene in the 1980’s. Inspired by Puerto Rico, Miami and artists such as Ana Mendieta, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol, Betancourt’s work is an explosion of radiant, eccentric colors in which he explores Caribbean and American Culture. The book Imperfect Utopia explores the Betancourt’s body of work with more than 250 images and text by critic Paul Laster, art history professor Robert Farris Thompson and United States inaugural poet, Richard Blanco.

Imperfect Utopia by Skira/Rizzoli , is available to pre-purchase in the Museum Store by email, here or 954-262-0255.

$75 non-members

$67.50 members

Books must be purchased at the Museum Store in order to enter the signing line.

Talk is Free for Museum members; $12 per person non-members. Reservations suggested.

RSVP:  hereemail or 954-262-0258.

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
April 10, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

NSU Art Museum
One East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 United States
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Phone:
954-525-5500
Website:
nsuartmuseum.org

Details

Date:
April 10, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
,

Venue

NSU Art Museum
One East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
954-525-5500
Website:
nsuartmuseum.org