Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

LAL Greenleaf Fellow Elizabeth Kuon Arrives Friday, April 1st

March 29th, 2011

Art historian Elizabeth Kuon, the third and last Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow at the Latin American Library will arive this Friday, April 1.

With a background in Anthropology and Art History, Elizabeth Kuon is a leading expert in Southern Andean art history of all periods. She has published extensively on mural painting in sixteenth and seventeenth century Peru, queros, city planning, cultural patrimony, and artistic syncretism. She currently serves as consultant on an architectural restoration project in Andahuaylillas, Peru by the World Monuments Fund, on Southern Andean Colonial art and on the history of her native Cuzco for national and international organizations.

Her Project is entitled: “Incas e indios en la producción artística del Cuzco 1900-1950.”

Professor Kuon will be here as an LAL Greenleaf Fellow until May 31. The time and date of her work-in-progress talk is yet to be announced.