Artists from Latin American Cultures: A Biographical Dictionary

Artists from Latin American Cultures: A Biographical Dictionary

English | 2002 | ISBN: 0313315442 | 344 Pages | PDF | 114 MB

Latin Americans have long been relegated to the cultural background, obscured by the dominant European culture. This biographical dictionary profiles 75 artists from the United States and 13 nations of Central and South America and the Caribbean, including painters, sculptors, photographers, muralists, printmakers, installation artists, and performance artists. Some of their works recall pre-Columbian times; others confront the cultural imperialism of the U.S. over Latin America; and many explore how the dominant elements of culture can affect identities of class, gender, and sexuality.

Profiled artists range from the renowned to the little-known: Frida Kahlo; Tina Modotti; Diego Rivera; Myrna Baez; Raquel Forner; Patrocino Barela; and many more. Color photographs are provided for many of the works. Each entry includes information about the artist's childhood, schooling, creative growth, and artistic styles and themes. Exemplary artworks and influences are described, along with a look at popular and critical responses. Supplemental features include artist cross references, a glossary of essential terms from the art world, and a number of vivid photos portraying the artists in their creative environments.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/2rp7dp14sw9b/Artists_from_Latin_American_Cultures_A_Biographical_Dictionary.pdf.html

[Fast Download] Artists from Latin American Cultures: A Biographical Dictionary


Ebooks related to "Artists from Latin American Cultures: A Biographical Dictionary" :
Encyclopedia of Sports Films
Historical Dictionary of Crime Films
Historical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Cinema
The A to Z of Australian Radio and Television
Historical Dictionary of Ancient Israel
Synthesis and Optimization of Digital Circuits
The Engineering Language: A Consolidation of the Words and Their Definitions
The Encyclopedia of Women's Health
Atakan Altınörs - Dil Felsefesi Sözlüğü
Warrior 72: Imperial Roman Legionary AD 161-284
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.