By Kristin G. Congdon;Kara Kelley Hallmark
Latin americans have lengthy been relegated to the cultural historical past, obscured through the dominant ecu tradition. This biographical dictionary profiles seventy five artists from the U.S. and thirteen international locations of crucial and South the USA and the Caribbean, together with painters, sculptors, photographers, muralists, printmakers, set up artists, and function artists. a few of their works remember pre-Columbian occasions; others confront the cultural imperialism of the U.S. over Latin the USA; and plenty of discover how the dominant parts of tradition can impact identities of sophistication, gender, and sexuality.
Profiled artists diversity from the popular to the little-known: Frida Kahlo; Tina Modotti; Diego Rivera; Myrna Baez; Raquel Forner; Patrocino Barela; and plenty of extra. colour photos are supplied for lots of of the works. each one access contains information regarding the artist's youth, education, inventive progress, and inventive kinds and topics. Exemplary artistic endeavors and impacts are defined, besides a glance at well known and important responses. Supplemental gains contain artist move references, a thesaurus of crucial phrases from the paintings global, and a couple of bright pictures portraying the artists of their inventive environments.
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Extra info for Artists from Latin American Cultures: A Biographical Dictionary
Art in Latin America: The Modern Era, 1820-1980. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Del Conde, Teresa. " In Latin American Art in the Twentieth Century. Edited by Edward J. Sullivan. London: Phaidon Press, 1996. Pp. 17-50. Goldman, Shifra M. Dimensions of the Americas: Art and Social Change in Latin America and the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. Helm, MacKinley. Modern Mexican Painters. 2nd ed. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1941. Lamb, Ruth Stanton, and Louise Lodge, eds.
First, I wanted to be an architect, then an artist," Botero recalled (Escallon 13). In his early years, he became the local Toulouse-Lautrec, painting in the red-light district of Medellin. His first solo exhibition was in 1951, at the Leo Matiz Gallery in Bogota. He received early attention as an artist, and a monograph was published about his work before he was twenty (Escallon 13-15). In 1950, Botero earned his diploma from the Liceo de Antioquia in Medellin.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Ind. Y. Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany Miami Art Museum Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana: Untitled, from the series Cronicas Americanas (1982) National Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas, Venezuela National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba Philadelphia Museum of Art Porin Taide Museum, Helsinki, Finland Bibliography Bettelheim, Judith, and Melissa Feldman. Mi esencialismo. Dublin: Hyde Gallery, Trinity College; Pori, Finland: Pori Art Museum; New York: George Adams Gallery, 1996.