Courses

Symposium: The Aesthetics of Identity in the Art of Alberto Rey
The Thirteenth Capen Symposium – Sponsored by Samuel P. Capen Chair, Dpts of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, University at Buffalo – Organized by Jorge J. E. Gracia, University at Buffalo – Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
April 2014

Moderator: Jorge Gracia, Samuel P. Capen Chair and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy,  Buffalo University (SUNY), Buffalo, NY
Presenters:
-The Aesthetics of Identity in the Art of Alberto Rey, Lynette M.F.Bosch, Professor of Art History, School of the Arts, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
-Absence Presences and the Living Dead: Alberto Rey’s Haunted Aesthetics, Mark Denaci, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, Department of Art History, St. Lawrence, University, Canton, NY
-Olmsted Urban Streams: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Concerns, Charles Burroughs, Chair of the Department of Classics and Elsie B.   Smith Professor of Liberal Arts, Case Western University, Cleveland, NY
-Biological Regionalism, Alberto Rey, SUNY Distinguished Professor, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY

 
 
Symposium: Alberto Rey: Cuban-American Artist
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland, Ohio
November 2007
Presenters:
Jorge Gracia, Samuel P. Capen Chair and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Buffalo University (SUNY), Buffalo, NY
Isabel Alvarez Borland, Professor of Spanish Literature, Department of Modern Languages, College of the Holy Cross, Worchester, MA
Lynette M.F. Bosch, Professor of Art History, School of the Arts, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
Mark Denaci, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, Department of Art History, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

 
 
Alberto Rey: Cuban-American Artist”
SAGES First Seminar – Thinking about the Symbolic World
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
Fall 2007

Dr. Lynette Bosch, an art historian and SAGE’s Fellow, instructs a course using Rey’s life and work as the base to explore issues of identity, exile, population displacement, political utopias (or not), class, gender, social expectations, Modernism and Postmodernism as the participants unravel and decode Rey’s specific artistic vocabulary, imagery and intentions.

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“Alberto Rey – Painter”
Art History Seminar in
Research and Methods (ARTH 387)
School of Art
State University of New York at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY
Fall 2006

Dr. Lynette Bosch, an art historian, instructs a course of the various series of works by Alberto Rey. Each student selects a specific series from Rey’s collection of work and researches the artist’s influences. Students also email the artist with questions about his work and life as a way to round out their research. Students also prepare research papers on specific series from the artist’s past work.

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