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One Step Beyond the Fantastic

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Public Programs

One Step Beyond the Fantastic

March 6 1997

Critics, artists, and curators featured in the anthology Beyond the Fantastic: Contemporary Art Criticism from Latin America discussed shifts in Latin American artistic discourses and their manifestations in North American critical and visual culture. This event was presented in conjunction with the New Museum’s exhibition Remota: Airmail Paintings by Eugenio Dittborn and was co-sponsored by The MIT Press.1

Panelists included Luis Camnitzer, artist and critic; George Yudice, writer and Instructor, Hunter College, CUNY; Tomas Ybarra-Frausto, writer and Associate Director for Arts and Humanities at the Rockefeller Foundation; and Gerardo Mosquera, Curator, The New Museum of Contemporary Art.