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Francisco Matto


In this class, you will learn about one of the first artists who decided to pursue his artistic education by travelling Latin America (instead of Europe) and raising the value of precolombian artistic and intellectual legacies. He created one of the first museums of Pre-Colombian art in Uruguay that dramatically affected the aesthetics of the region.




En esta clase aprenderás de uno de los primeros artistas que decidió desarrollar su educación artística viajando a través de América Latina (en lugar de Europa) y elevar el valor de las expresiones artísticas e intelectuales precolombinas. Fue uno de los primeros en crear un museo de arte precolombino en Uruguay, afectando dramaticamente la estética de la región. 

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About the lecturer

Daniela Galan is the founder and director of Amalgama. She is a registered lecturer at the Arts Society in the United Kingdom and has over 17 years of research in art history and philosophy. She has focused her investigation on artists from Latin America, especially female artists whose work remains underrepresented within the art industry. This was the founding purpose of Amalgama, which led her to curate numerous exhibitions, forums and publications since its inception in 2018. 

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