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Latin American Art of the 20th Century

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

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
February 7th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Revised and expanded edition
Illustrations
133 Illustrations, black and white; 45 Illustrations, color
Imprint
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Pages
224
Dimensions
210x154x16
ISBN-13
9780500203569
Product ID
2159035

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