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Title Latin American art in the twentieth century / edited by Edward J. Sullivan.

Published [London] : [Phaidon Press], [1996]
[©1996]

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  709.80904 Lat    AVAILABLE
Physical description 352 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 30 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 334-340) and index.
Contents Introduction / Edward J. Sullivan -- Mexico / Teresa del Conde -- Central America / Monica Kupfer -- Cuba / Giulio Blanc and Gerardo Mosquera -- Dominican Republic / Jeannette Miller -- Puerto Rico / Enrique Garcia-Gutierrez -- Venezuela / Rina Carvajal -- Colombia / Ivonne Pini -- Ecuador / Lenin Ona -- Peru / Natalia Majluf -- Brazil / Ivo Mesquita -- Bolivia / Pedro Querejazu -- Paraguay / Ticio Escobar -- Uruguay / Alicia Haber -- Argentina / Marcelo Pacheco -- Chile / Milan Ivelic -- Chicano Art / Victor Zamudio-Taylor.
Summary Latin American art of the twentieth century is exceptionally rich and varied. The twenty countries that make up the vast cultural area have each evolved a unique artistic heritage from a blend of European, African or indigenous influences, combined with the unpredictability of individual genius. This book is the first comprehensive survey of the whole field to be published in English; and because each of the contributors is an expert on his or her own national art, it is the first to present a genuinely Latin American viewpoint. The range and quality of the work produced in the course of the century is represented by over 300 outstanding images, many previously unpublished or little known.
Other author Sullivan, Edward J.
Subject Art, Latin American.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Latin America.
ISBN 0714832103