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Readings in Latin American Modern Art
This important and welcome volume is the first English-language anthology of writings on Latin American modern art of the twentieth century. The book includes some fifty seminal essays and documents—including statements, interviews, and manifestoes by artists—that encompass the broad diversity of this emerging field. Many of these materials are difficult to access and some ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 10th 2004 by Yale University Press
(first published April 1st 2004)
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A book of essays by a variety of people with some knowledge or expertise relating to art and architecture from different countries from that region, so a mixed bag as you would expect. My favourites were those that described artists from a biographical as well as technical art perspectives, such as Leonora Carrington, Dr Atl, Hector Hypolite, and the various groups that sprang up after European sojourns and political milieu. The section on architecture was also interesting and well written.