LATIN AMERICAN ART

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Clothbound, 9 x 13.5 in. / 256 pgs / 98 color / 247 bw.

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Catalog: SPRING 2008 p. 25   

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Images of Death in Mexican Prints

Foreword by Gregory Dechant. Text by Mercurio López Casillas.

Over the past two centuries, Mexican culture has kept up a unique dialogue with the fact of death, rather than defying it as most contemporary cultures are wont to do. Today, Mexico even boasts a Museum of Death (in Aguascalientes), filled with pre-Columbian sculpture and pottery, reproductions of ancient Indian codices depicting human sacrifices, colonial-era artworks, skeletons, artisan’s toys and works by the countless Modern artists who have treated the theme. It is, of course, in Mexico’s arts that the blend of respect and irreverence for death and the afterlife is made most clear. Here, Mercurio López Casillas, expert on nineteenth-century Mexican graphic art and the author of studies of José Guadalupe Posada and Manuel Manilla, surveys the subject from pre-Hispanic times to the comic pages of contemporary Mexican newspapers. López Casillas examines the long tradition of representing death and skeleton figures that leads up to Posada, and traces the influence of this great popular engraver in the work of many other twentieth-century artists, including those of the Taller de Gráfica Popular workshop, like Leopoldo Méndez. Readers of this richly illustrated book will also be fascinated by early colonial examples of calaveras, or skeleton caricatures. Images of Death is a colorful and lively deterrent against our habitual inclination to take the Grim Reaper too seriously. For enthusiasts of Mexican folk art, underground comics, tattoo art, the occult and more.
Images of Death in Mexican Prints

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Sensitive Geometries: Brazil 1950s–1980s

SENSITIVE GEOMETRIES: BRAZIL 1950S–1980S

HAUSER & WIRTH PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783952363034 | US $22.00

Pub Date: 3/23/2017
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Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America From the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection

RADICAL GEOMETRY: MODERN ART OF SOUTH AMERICA FROM THE PATRICIA PHELPS DE CISNEROS COLLECTION

Contributions by Gabriel Perez-Barriero.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781907533693 | US $56.00

Pub Date: 11/4/2014
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Osgemeos: Opera of the Moon

OSGEMEOS: OPERA OF THE MOON

Text by Pedro Alonzo.

COBOGó

ISBN: 9788560965557 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s

CONCRETE CUBA: CUBAN GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTION FROM THE 1950S

Text by Abigail McEwen, Susanna Temkin. Contributions by Lucas Zwirner, Pedro de Oraá.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701331 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Without Restraint: Works of Mexican Artists from the Daros Latin America Collection

WITHOUT RESTRAINT: WORKS OF MEXICAN ARTISTS FROM THE DAROS LATIN AMERICA COLLECTION

Edited by Valentina Locatelli. Text by Matthias Frehner, et al.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775741040 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Restoration of a Mural Painting

RESTORATION OF A MURAL PAINTING

Text by Sergio Raúl Arroyo, Itala Schmelz, et al.

TURNER

ISBN: 9788416354283 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s

CONCRETE CUBA: CUBAN GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTION FROM THE 1950S

Text by Abigail McEwen, Susanna Temkin. Contributions by Lucas Zwirner, Pedro de Oraá.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701331 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Monochrome Undone

MONOCHROME UNDONE

Text by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Carlos E. Palacios.

RM/SAYAGO & PARDON

ISBN: 9788416282098 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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About the Error

ABOUT THE ERROR

Edited by Marco Milan. Text by Efraim Medina Reyes, Oscar Collazos, Juan Manuel Roca, et al.

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788415691891 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 6/23/2015
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The Age of Discrepancies

THE AGE OF DISCREPANCIES

Text by Cuauthémoc Medina, Olivier Debroise.

TURNER

ISBN: 9788415832386 | US $49.50

Pub Date: 4/30/2014
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Contemporary Languages from Centro América

CONTEMPORARY LANGUAGES FROM CENTRO AMéRICA

TURNER

ISBN: 9788415832638 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
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Limitless

LIMITLESS

Text by Cuauhtémoc Medina, Edgar Hernández, Inbal Miller, Guillermo Santamarina.

RM

ISBN: 9788415118701 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
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