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El Espiritu Latinoamericano: Arte y Artistas en los Estados Unidos 1920-1970

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ISBN 10: 0810912651 / ISBN 13: 9780810912656
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, New York, 1988
Condition: Like New Soft cover
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A profusely illustrated LIKE NEW Oversized Paperback. This is the SPANISH EDITION of "The Latin American Spirit." Contains essays by numerous art critics including " Artistas Mexicanos y Mexicoamericanos, 1920-1970" by Jacinto Quirarte, "El Caso Especial de Puerto Rico" by Marimar Benitez, "El Constructivismo y la Abstraccion Geometrica" by Nelly Perazzo, " El Dad a en Nueva York y el Surrealismo en el Nuevo Mundo" by Lowery S. Sims, " "Los Estados Unidos y el Arte Latinoamericano de Compromiso Social" by Eva Crockcroft, " La Presencia Latinoamericana" by Felix Angel, " and "Iman-Nueva York." by Carla Stellweg. Catalog includes a full bibliography, notes and a list of the artists and illustrations. IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE. Bookseller Inventory # 001717

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Title: El Espiritu Latinoamericano: Arte y Artistas...

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Like New

Edition: First Edition

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Harry N Abrams [Published date: 1988]. Hard cover, 344 pp. Text in Spanish. Color and black and white photos and illustrations throughout. [From front jacket flap] For muchos anos los Estados Unidos ha sido iman, refugio y foropara artistas de todo el mundo; tal vez lo haya sido mas para los artistas latinoamericanos quienes par su pane han correspondido a nuestra cultura con contribuciones ricas y variadas.Este es el primer libro que presenta un estudio comprensivo de la presenda artistica latinoamericana en los Estados Unidos entre 1920 y 1970. Los artistas latinoamericanos han participado en la vanguardia de casi todos los principales movimientos artisticos de este siglo, desde el cubismo hasta el arte conceptual. El constructivista uruguayo Joaquin Torres-Garcia, el realista saririco cubano Wifredo Lam son algunos de los grandes artistas del arte moderno cuya obra ha tenido impacto en estepais. Muchos de los artistas latinoamericanos, como el muralista mexicano Diego Rivera y el chileno Roberto Matta, han influidodirectamente en los artistas de los Estados Unidos; otros artistasde Latinoamerica han adoptado en sus obras influencias artisticas de los Estados Unidos; y otros ban forjado caminos y movimientos autocronos de Latinoamerica. Los capitulos de este libro sobre los artistas puertorriquenos y mexicanos examinan con interes especial el intercambio cultural (que frecuentemente ha reflejado tendencias y perspectivas politicas) que de por si constituye con relato fascinante.Los autores?todos criticos, historiadores y conservadoresde arte de los Estados Unidos y Latinoamerica nos introducen a la tremenda variedad del arte latinoamericano y documentan la presencia y contribucion latinoamericana a la historia del arte de los Estados Unidos. Las 230 ilustraciones, 100 a todo color, representan muchos dibujos, pinturas, esculturas y estampas previamente ineditos.

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The catalog of a traveling exhibition, this important book examines the involvement of Latin American artists in U.S. cultural lifeand their impact on that culture. The artists represented have considerable public presence in six categories: Constructivism and geometric art, socially concerned Latin American art, New World surrealism, abstraction, figuration, and Realism. The essays, by critics, historians, and curators, aim at redefining the way this art is viewed in this country. Excellent illustrations, short biographies, and an extensive bibliography make this endeavor as rich and rewarding as the art itself. Recommended for all large collections. This book is also available in a Spanish edition, titled El espiritu latinoamericano: arte y artistas en los Estados Unidos; ISBN 0-8109-1265-1. Ed. Paula Frosch, Metropolitan Museum of Art Lib., New York
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