Guest Talk & Book-signing: “Debunking Myths Surrounding Ancient America” by Esther Pasztory
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Mural Fragment (coyotes and deer), 4th–5th century Mexico, Teotihuacan, Techinantitla. Earthen aggregate, lime plaster, and mineral pigments. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bequest of Harald J. Wagner, 1985.104.12
Esther Pasztory is a professor emerita of Pre-Columbian art history at Columbia University. From 1997 through her retirement in 2013, she held the Lisa and Bernard Selz Chair in Art History and Archaeology. Among her many publications are the first art historical manuscripts on Teotihuacan and the Aztecs.
Following her talk, Pasztory will autograph copies of her recently published book, Exhile Space; Encountering Ancient and Modern America, Polar Bear Press, 2018. Copies will be available for purchase in the de Young Museum Store.
Free. No reservations.
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