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Latin American Art of the 20th Century By Edward Lucie-Smith

Latin American Art of the 20th Century by Edward Lucie-Smith

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A comprehensive survey discuses the genre's major subjects and issues, citing the works of such contributors as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Miguel Calder n while discussing how their achievements reflect current movements as well as the politics, society, and art of their periods. Original.

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Latin American Art of the 20th Century by Edward Lucie-Smith

This compelling and comprehensive survey introduces an exceptionally rich, fascinating and complex art. Edward Lucie-Smith discusses major subjects and issues: Magic Realism, Expressionism and other concepts shared with Latin American literature; the great muralists Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Jose Clemente Orozco; the interaction of politics, society and art; the continuing interest in folk art; and the dialogue between avant-garde European and North American movements and 'indigenist' thinking in the work of artists such as Wifredo Lam, Matta, Rufino Tamayo and Frida Kahlo. In this revised edition, a new final section presents the leading artists of today, some of whose work in the fields of interactive installation, photography and video art reveals a continent embracing the experimental and the new.

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'Richly illustrated ... brings to life the work of many lesser-known artists from throughout the continent' - Choice

About Edward Lucie-Smith

Edward Lucie-Smith is the author of numerous books, among them The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms, Furniture, Movements in Art Since 1945, Symbolist Art and Sexuality in Western Art, all in the World of Art series.

Table of Contents

1. Forerunners and Independents * 2. The First Modern Movements * 3. Mexican Muralism * 4. Muralism Beyond Mexico * 5. The Exiles * 6. Mexico: Four Women and One Man * 7. A Climate of Change * 8. Geometric Abstraction * 9. Informal Abstraction * 10. Expressionist Tendencies * 11. Realism, Pop Art and Surrealism * 12. The Present Day

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Latin American Art of the 20th Century by Edward Lucie-Smith
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