Enrique Martínez Celaya in conversation with Sir Charles Saumarez Smith and Catherine Goodman
This Autumn Term, the Royal Drawing School’s Online Lecture Series hosts Creative Conversations; dialogues between artists, curators and writers. The series is curated by Dr Claudia Tobin, lectures are held Wednesday evenings live on Zoom.
Enrique Martínez Celaya discusses his work and practice, exploring the intersections between art, poetry, science and the environment with Sir Charles Saumarez Smith and Catherine Goodman.
Enrique Martínez Celaya is Provost Professor of Humanities and Arts at the University of Southern California, and a Montgomery Fellow and Roth Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Dartmouth College. He is an artist, author, and former scientist whose projects have been exhibited by major institutions around the world including the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia; The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C., and the Berliner Philharmonie. His work is held in over 50 public collections internationally, among them the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Moderna Museet in Stockholm.
Sir Charles Saumarez Smith is chairman of the Royal Drawing School and author of The Art Museum in Modern Times, to be published by Thames & Hudson in March 2021.
Catherine Goodman is an artist, educator and the Founding Artistic Director of the Royal Drawing School, which she established with HRH The Prince of Wales in 2000. She is represented by Marlborough Fine Art. She was appointed as a Trustee of The National Gallery in November 2019.
Installation view of 'The Mirroring Land' at Galerie Judin, Berlin, Germany, 2017. From left: 'The Wanted Freedom (Black Milk)', 2017. Oil and wax on canvas, 295 x 381 cm. Collection of the Cragg Foundation, Wuppertal, Germany; 'The One Who Stayed (Milk)', 2017. Oil and wax on canvas, 295 x 381 cm.
'El trineo (The Sleigh)' installed on Cuba’s historic Malecón as part of the 13th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, 2019. Metal, 185 x 508 x 203 cm.
Courtesy of the artist © Enrique Martínez Celaya