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Beatriz Cortez, Ilopango, The Volcano That Left

Beatriz Cortez, Ilopango, The Volcano That Left, 2023, hammered and welded steel, 12 feet high (© Beatriz Cortez, commissioned by EMPAC–Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Storm King Art Center, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School) Beatriz Cortez, Stela Z, after Quiriguá (Contrary Warrior), 2023, hammered and welded steel, © Beatriz Cortez Beatriz Cortez, Cosmic Mirror (The Sky Over New York), 2022, reconfigured 2023, eleven boulders, steel with patina, © Beatriz Cortez Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. Created by Smarthistory.

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    Thank you, good Doctors, for the wonderfully gentle way you have brought me into the world of Art History for these past 10 years. I'm back now, about 7 years after having "completed" all that was available up until August of 2016, and am delighted with all that has been added since then.

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