Arlene Dávila’s Latinx Art: Artists, Markets, Politics considers the plights of Latinx artists through the lens of race and class disparities in both North and South America.
Even with art on view from dozens of countries, I found myself most drawn to work from local Mexican artists and spaces.
The artworks in Words/Matter suggest that language is not simply ethereal and cerebral, but infinitely malleable, corporeal, and tactile.
Featuring works from artists in Latin America and its diasporas, Pop América intervenes in long-held conceptions of Pop Art’s geographic consolidations in the US and UK.
An exhibition at Mexico City’s Museo Jumex argues that from 1960 and ’85, artists across Latin America created a “decolonial” cultural history. However, the use of the term is largely unclear.
It is interesting that so many works in the Brooklyn Museum show Radical Women refer to the one form of power that men cannot dominate.
In addition to the historic gift, the museum will establish a center for the study of modern art from Latin America.
We spoke to Dr. Adriana Zavala, associate professor of art history and director of the Latino Studies program at Tufts University, about her research on the state of Latina/o representation in US art history departments.
DETROIT — The central piece, and the one that immediately draws the eye when entering the main gallery of United States of Latin America at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, is a full wall mural by Minerva Cuevas entitled “America.”
HOUSTON — Twentieth-century kinetic and light art has long been the redheaded stepchild of the art world.
The notion of the moderno, or modern, in Latin America is more associated with a mindset than a particular style.
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.