Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities portrays how Artists Call swiftly created a transnational network working toward a single purpose.
Chronicles of a Financial Collapse
Carla Zaccagnini’s Cuentos de Cuentas recounts her personal history amid Latin America’s history of financial crises.
The Making of the Modern Latin American Metropolis
A new book explores the impact of rapid growth and industrialization on six major Latin American cities.
Highlighting the Many Forms and Facets of Latin American Cinema
Now in its fifth edition, this year’s Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema is notable for its strong documentary selection, which encompasses topics such as war, capitalism, personal history, and folklore.
Decolonizing Western Narratives of Modern Art
The Met Breuer mounts recent acquisitions from Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, West Asia, and North Africa alongside mainstays of postwar American art, sketching a potential reorientation of art history.
From Daily Life to Scientific Explorations, Photos of Latin America Between 1860 and Today
Viewpoints, an exhibition at the New York Public Library, features an impressive array of photographs made in Latin America by local photographers as well as foreigners.
The Art of Anxiety and Anticipation from the Backyards of Cold War Superpowers
As Cold War politics began to heat up along the peripheries of US and Soviet control, aesthetic preoccupations slowly started to give way to explicit engagement with the prevailing orders of power.
Latin American Naturalists Step Out of the Shadows
In Latin American natural history, the achievements of outsiders often eclipse homegrown science and study, but Latino Natural History, a digital exhibition that launched this month, spotlights their contributions.
Considering Brazil’s Racial Heritage
The 18th-century Brazilian sculptor Aleijadinho was the mixed-race son of a black slave and one of his country’s most legendary artists. In the gold-rich state of Minas Gerais, where millions lost their lives in the mines, tourists still pay to visit the immaculate baroque churches he embellished.
The State of Iberoamerican Folk Art
In 1995, Cándida Fernández de Calderón embarked on a remarkable expedition to support Mexican folk art.
At the Guggenheim, Three Critical Takes on Latin America
Let’s start by saying, just in case it’s not obvious, that there’s something nearly impossible about conceptualizing and mounting a show as wide in its thematic and geographic scope as Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, curated by Pablo León de la Barra.
A Texas Museum Helps Pioneer an Appreciation for Latin American Art
Latin American art has become fashionable these days.