Monday, November 14
7:00 p.m. PT
Speakers: Sergio Hernández, artist
Roxana Velásquez, Maruja Baldwin Executive Director and CEO, The San Diego Museum of Art
James S. Copley Auditorium, The San Diego Museum of Art
The 22nd annual Axline Lecture features the renowned artist Sergio Hernández, who will be in conversation with Roxana Velásquez, Maruja Baldwin Executive Director and CEO at the Museum. Their conversation in Spanish will be simultaneously translated into English.
Oaxacan-based Sergio Hernández is among Mexico’s leading contemporary artists. Focusing on the wonders of the natural world, including native species of southern Mexico, the Pacific Ocean, and constellations of the night sky, Hernández’s works of art and his use of local materials such as cochineal tie his art-making practice to important local and Indigenous traditions. See his works on view in Sergio Hernández: Embers of Oaxaca on view at The San Diego Museum of Art November 12, 2022, through February 12, 2023.
Attendees will have the option to attend in person (tickets limited) or livestream this event.
Tickets on sale October 17 at 10:00 a.m. PT
Free for members | $5 students | $10 seniors and military | $15 nonmembers
The Axline Lecture is presented annually by The San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) to recognize the extraordinary bequest by Rea and Jackie Axline to both institutions in 1999.
Featured: Sergio Hernández, The Nymphs, 2022. Oil on wood panel. Courtesy of the artist.