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New Book: Liquid Ecologies in Latin American and Caribbean Art

We’re excited to announce that this new collaborative volume will be out at the start of July. This book is part of an ongoing project of thinking with and experiencing bodies of water through aesthetic production, which began with a panel we convened at the Latin American Studies Association annual conference in Lima, Peru, in 2017. Following a workshop in Barcelona 2018, we began work on expanding these international conversations with colleagues into an edited book.

“They think everything south of the border is Frida Kahlo.”

Enlightening and detailed look at in-fighting in the world of Latin American art curators in the New York Times After Frida By ARTHUR LUBOW Published: March 23, 2008 “Inverted Utopias” — the blockbuster exhibition that, in the summer of 2004, filled much of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston with Latin American art — […]

‘When the Conceptual Was Political’

When the Conceptual was Political By Roberta Smith New York Times February 1, 2008 In December 1983 the Argentine Conceptual artist Marta Minujin and a group of helpers spent 17 days building a full-scale model of the Parthenon in a public park in Buenos Aires. Except for a metal scaffolding, it was made almost entirely […]