Advertisement. And Mr. Kuitca's strangely poignant map paintings, rendered on mattresses, are especially strong here. Photographic Archive. Given the strenuous revision of the modernist mainstream that has been under way in the last two or three decades, "Latin American Artists of the 20th Century" seemed to be a show whose time had come. Rivera's commanding Cubist pictures are followed immediately by the paintings of Rafael Perez Barradas, an Uruguayan artist who put a Futuristic spin on his particular brand of Cubism, creating an all-over synergy that relates to Abstract Expressionists and also to the torn-poster works of the French Affichistes. Pages in category "20th-century American painters" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 4,497 total. That project has concluded, and works are now being identified by MoMA staff. But others, like Rufino Tamayook and Mattaok, are represented by only two or three paintings that barely register. Feb 2nd, 2016. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. T.: +1 - 212 - 708 9400 The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York. Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century [Rasmussen, ... imagination and political consciousness. artists -- sculptor Frida Baranek and painter Nuno Ramos -- work with abstract, gestural forms, while Luis Camnitzer (Uruguay), Victor Grippo (Argentina), Mendieta, and Waltercio Caldas (Brazil) work in Minimal and Conceptual modes. Jun 6–Sep 7, 1993. The Op and Kinetic section is the beginning of the show's rocky second half, which starts in the 1960's and continues to the present. "Latin American Artists of the 20th Century," the sprawling survey at the Museum of Modern Art, is something of a feast, and something of a fiasco. Documents of 20th-century Latin American and Latino Art; Notre Dame University's Institute for Latino Studies - Collections. Exhibition. Kinetic Sculpture. Mr. Galan, who is Mexican, contributes one of the show's most beautiful paintings, "Tange, Tange, Tange," a still life that resonates, almost intentionally it seems, with a similar work on view upstairs by Izquierdo, a Mexican artist from an older generation. Photograph by Mali Olatunji. Photographic Archive. Having arrived, it gives the viewer plenty to look at and think about, but it is primarily a missed opportunity. After the Nazi attack on the Soviet Union in 1941 and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor later that same year, almost every Latin American nation joined the Allies in declaring war on the Axis Powers. In between, the exhibition seeks to demonstrate how the modernist ideas issuing from Paris, Moscow and Berlin in the early decades of this century ignited an amazing chain of indigenous reactions and permutations throughout Central and South America, as they did in other parts of Europe and in the United States. Researching Latino Visual Arts: A Guide to Finding Archives and Collections of Primary Source Materials Lam died in 1982. Jessica Kairé (born 1980), sculptor, installation artist; Alfred Julio Jensen (1903–1981), abstract painter; Jorge de León (born 1976), performance artist; Aníbal López (born 1964), painter, performance artist, photography, videographer; Carlos Mérida (1891–1984) Rafael Rodríguez Padilla (1890–1929), painter, printmaker, sculptor This is especially true in the first half of the show, where relatively well-known achievements alternate with more obscure ones with a regularity that makes one hunger for more information. Carlos Almaraz (1941 - 1989); Tarsila do Amaral (1886 - 1973); Raúl Anguiano Valadez (1915 - 2006); Carmelo [Carmelo Heriberto Alves] Arden Quin (1913 - 2010); Luis Cruz-Azaceta (1942); Frida Baranek (1961); Rafael Pérez Barradas (1890 - 1929); Juan Bay (1892 - 1978); Jacques Bedel (1947); José Bedia Valdéz (1959); Luis Fernando Benedit (1937); Antonio Berni (1905 - 1981); Martín Blaszko (1920 - 2011); Jacobo Borges (1931); Fernando Botero (1932); Waltércio (jr.) Caldas (1946); Sérgio de Camargo (1930 - 1990); Luís Camnitzer (1937); Agustín Cárdenas (1927 - 2001); Santiago Cárdenas Arroyo (1937); Leda Catunda (1961); [Emiliano Augusto Cavalcanti de Albuquerque Melo] Di Cavalcanti (1897 - 1976); Lygia Clark (1920 - 1988); Carlos Cruz-Diez (1923); José Luis Cuevas (1934 - 2017); José Cúneo (1887 - 1977); Jorge Luis de la Vega (1930 - 1971); Antônio Dias (1944 - 2018); Cícero Dias (1907 - 2003); Gonzalo Díaz (1947); Eugenio Dittborn (1943); Pedro Figari (1861 - 1938); Julio Galán (1958 - 2006); [Gertrud Luise Goldschmidt] GEGO (1912 - 1994); Victor Grippo (1936 - 2002); Alberto da Veiga Guignard (1896 - 1962); Alberto Heredia (1924 - 2000); Alfredo Hlito (1923 - 1993); Enio Iommi (1926 - 2013); María Izquierdo (1902 - 1955); Alfredo Jaar (1956); Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954); Gyula [Fernando Fallik] Kosice (1924 - 2016); Frans Krajcberg (1921 - 2017); Guillermo Kuitca (1961); Diyi Laañ (1927); Wifredo Lam (1902 - 1982); Jac Leirner (1961); Julio Le Parc (1928); Raúl Lozza (1911 - 2008); Rocío Maldonado (1951); Tomás Maldonado (1922); [Maria Sol Escobar] Marisol (1930 - 2016); [Roberto Antonio Sebastian Matta Echaurren] Matta (1911 - 2002); Cildo Meireles (1948); Juan Nicolas Melé (1923 - 2012); Ana Maria Mendieta (1948 - 1985); Carlos Mérida (1891 - 1984); Florencio Molina Campos (1891 - 1959); Raphael Montañez [Ralph] Ortiz (1934); Édgar Negret (1920 - 2012); Luis Felipe Noé (1933); Hélio Oiticica (1937 - 1980); José Clemente Orozco (1883 - 1949); Alejandro Otero (1921 - 1990); César Paternosto (1931); Liliana Porter (1941); Cândido Portinari (1903 - 1962); Lidy Prati (1921 - 2008); Eduardo Ramírez Villamizar (1923 - 2004); Vicente do Rêgo Monteiro (1899 - 1970); José de Moura Resende (1945); Armando Reverón (1889 - 1954); Diego Maria Rivera (1886 - 1957); Arnaldo Roche-Rabell (1955 - 2018); Carlos Rojas (1933 - 1997); Miguel Ángel Rojas (1946); Rhod Rothfuss (1920 - 1969); Antonio M. [El Corzo] Ruiz (1892 - 1964); Bernardo Salcedo (1930); Juan Sánchez (1954); Mira Schendel (1919 - 1988); Lasar Segall (1891 - 1957); Antonio Seguí (1934); Daniel Senise (1955); José David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896 - 1974); Ray Smith (1959); Jesús Raphaël Soto (1923 - 2005); Rufino Tamayo (1899 - 1991); Francisco Toledo (1940); Joaquín Torres-García (1874 - 1949); [Antonio José de Barros Carvalho e Mello Mourão] Tunga (1952 - 2016); Grégorio Vardánega (1923 - 2007); Alfredo Volpi (1896 - 1988); [Oscar Agustín Alejandro Schulz Solari] Xul Solar (1887 - 1963); Influential Exhibitions in the 20th and 21st Century, Arden Quin, Carmelo [Carmelo Heriberto Alves] (1913 - 2010), Di Cavalcanti, [Emiliano Augusto Cavalcanti de Albuquerque Melo] (1897 - 1976), GEGO, [Gertrud Luise Goldschmidt] (1912 - 1994), Kosice, Gyula [Fernando Fallik] (1924 - 2016), Marisol, [Maria Sol Escobar] (1930 - 2016), Matta, [Roberto Antonio Sebastian Matta Echaurren] (1911 - 2002), Ramírez Villamizar, Eduardo (1923 - 2004), Ruiz, Antonio M. [El Corzo] (1892 - 1964), Siqueiros, José David Alfaro (1896 - 1974), Tunga, [Antonio José de Barros Carvalho e Mello Mourão] (1952 - 2016), Xul Solar, [Oscar Agustín Alejandro Schulz Solari] (1887 - 1963), Search exhibition places by country and city. Exhibition. Photographic Archive. Curator But more important, it may be time to stop lumping all the art produced south of the Rio Grande into a single category. ... 5.0 out of 5 stars One of the major art history works of the Late 20th Century. Nov 18th, 2019. Latin American art - Latin American art - Trends, c. 1970–present: In line with an international tendency at the end of the 20th century, some Latin American artists returned to more-realistic, figurative representations. Op Art. Abrupt shifts in style and quality seem to be the order of the day. In another gallery, the sophisticated post-Impressionist paintings of pampas landscapes and dancing peasants by the Uruguayan Pedro Figari, a master of color and restrained impasto, share a gallery with the less familiar white-on-white landscapes of Armando Reveron, remarkable for their luminosity and abstraction. Related Categories. An artist in South America writes for names of other professionals to contact in order to keep pace with new developments in printmaking. Artist   Torres-Garcia's distinctive vocabulary of compartmentalized hieroglyphics is put through its paces in a gallery devoted to 15 paintings and constructions from the 1930's, which is among the exhibition's high points. And a little later on, the intense Surrealist self-portraits of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, whose fame now rivals Georgia O'Keeffe's, are shown beside dark portraits and still lifes by her contemporary, Maria Izquierdo. At the very least, the Modern should have been willing to commit itself to three large shows: one devoted to 20th-century Latin American art up to 1940, a second for 1940 through 1980 and a third for the 1980's and early 90's. Toward the end of the first floor, for example, there is a crowded but nonetheless illuminating section that skims across the surface of the Constructivist-influenced abstract work produced by Argentine and Uruguayan artists in the 1940's, work that is absolutely on a par with the geometric abstraction produced in the United States at roughly the same time. The largest exhibition of 20th-century Latin American art ever assembled, it occupies 25 galleries and much of the ground-floor lobby at the museum, achieving a state of almost mind-boggling complexity. 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