Raymond Hernández-Durán, Ph.D.
"Rifles, Gold and Earth Mothers:
The Distinctive Arts of Colonial Peru"
Raymond Hernández-Durán, Ph.D. currently serves as Associate Professor in the Dept of Art & History at UNM.
Specializes in Colonial Ibero-American Arts & Architecture with secondary specializations in Baroque Art, African Art, and Museum Studies.
Received his PhD in Art History at the University of Chicago.
Studied under the leading colonial art historian Tom Cummins-who serves on the faculty at Harvard University.
Recipient of numerous honors including:
Two Fulbright-Hays Fellowships, a MacArthur Fellowship, NEH grant, and various others
Published a variety of studies dealing with 18th century painting in New Spain and 19th century museum practices in Latin America.
Two books in progress:
"The Academy of San Carlos & Mexican Art History: Politics, History, and Art in 19th Century Mexico"
"A Historiography of Colonial Art in Mexico ca 1855-1934"