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Laura Filloy Nadal and Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos: Curating Lives of the Gods 2023-03-01 18:30:00 New York Studio School W 8th Street 60

Please join us in person on 8 West 8th Street or virtually!  Laura Filloy Nadal holds a B.A. in restoration from the National School of Conservation and an M.A. and Ph.D. in archeology from the Sorbonne in Paris. In 2022, she was designated associate curator of Ancient American Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Before, […]

Laura Filloy Nadal and Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos: Curating Lives of the Gods

The Evening Lecture Series is free and open to the public. With inquiries, please contact Kara Carmack at kcarmack@nyss.org.

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“Throne with two lords in the eyes of a mountain,” 785. © Authorized reproduction Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes de Guatemala; Museo de Arqueología y Etnología

Laura Filloy Nadal holds a B.A. in restoration from the National School of Conservation and an M.A. and Ph.D. in archeology from the Sorbonne in Paris. In 2022, she was designated associate curator of Ancient American Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Before, she served as a senior conservator at the National Museum of Anthropology. She co-curated with Joanne Pillsbury and Oswaldo Chinchilla the exhibition Lives of the Gods: Divinity in Maya Art, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until April 2, 2023.

Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos is Associate Professor at Yale University, and curator at the Yale Peabody Museum. He has conducted extensive field research in southern Guatemala, and pursued studies of Mesoamerican art, religion, and writing. His books include Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya (2017), Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Volume 10, Part 1: Cotzumalhuapa (2017), and Cotzumalguapa, la Ciudad Arqueológica: El Baúl-Bilbao-El Castillo (2012).

“Maize God emerging from a flower,” 7th-9th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979

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