Blanton Museum of Art presents "Building the Spanish Americas: from Classical Architecture to the Bohío"

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"Building the Spanish Americas: from Classical Architecture to the Bohío"
Unknown Artist, "The Construction of the Towel of Babel," Perú, ca. 1770, oil on canvas, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase, 2018 Photo courtesy of Blanton Museum of Art

A massive stone cathedral conveying political and economic power. A palm-thatched single-family home providing agency to the working-class. Dr. Luis Javier Cuesta and Dr. Paul Neill will discuss how these contrasting types of buildings are key to understanding the complexities of colonial Latin America’s built environment.

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