Who tells a tale adds a tail: Latin America and contemporary art explores contemporary Latin American art without conforming to external expectations.
Latin American art
Feliza Bursztyn, a Colombian Sculptor Who Obliterated Norms
Bursztyn created vibrating, noisy kinetic sculptures out of scrap metal and cloth with a mix of sensual and disturbing energy.
How Latinx Artists Were Shut Out Of Art History
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.
Taking in Local Projects at Zona Maco, Latin America’s Largest Art Fair
Even with art on view from dozens of countries, I found myself most drawn to work from local Mexican artists and spaces.
How Latin American Artists Have Used Language to Political and Poetic Effects
The artworks in Words/Matter suggest that language is not simply ethereal and cerebral, but infinitely malleable, corporeal, and tactile.
The Latin American History of Pop Art
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.
When Latin American Art Took a “Decolonial Turn”
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.
Childbirth and Menstruation in Defiant Art by Latin American Women
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.
102 Latin American Works Gifted to the Museum of Modern Art
In addition to the historic gift, the museum will establish a center for the study of modern art from Latin America.
A Conversation on Latino Representation in US Art History Departments
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.
In Middle America, a Survey of Art from Latin America
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.”
Bringing Latin American Masters of Kinetic and Light Art Out of Obscurity
HOUSTON — Twentieth-century kinetic and light art has long been the redheaded stepchild of the art world.