Dr. Aurora Alcaide Ramirez of Spain’s University of Murcia will deliver two lectures on Spanish surrealist art and abstract painting at UW Tacoma in June.
At 9 a.m. Monday, June 25, in Room 104 of the Birmingham Hay & Seed (BHS) Building, Dr. Alcaide Ramirez will speak on "Surrealism in Spain: Connections between Buñuel, Dali, and Miró." At 2 p.m. in Room 106 or the Birmingham Block (BB) Thursday, June 28, she will speak about "Abstract Painting in Spain: the Poetic Expression of José Manuel Broto."
Dr. Alcaide Ramirez is an artist who works on a number of different issues, from abstract expressionism to Latin American female artists and immigration and art in Spain. She is one of few scholars who specialize in the art of Bronto, an important Spanish abstract painter. She holds a Ph.D. in fine arts from the University of Granada, Spain.