LATIN AMERICAN ART

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Editorial RM

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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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ISBN 9789685208895 TRADE
List Price: $65.00 CDN $87.00

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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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The Peripatetic School: Itinerant Drawing from Latin America

THE PERIPATETIC SCHOOL: ITINERANT DRAWING FROM LATIN AMERICA

Text by Moacir Dos Anjos, Tanya Barson, Pablo Leon De La Barra.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464463
USD $30.00
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Pub Date: 2/10/2012
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By Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876246135
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 10/3/2006
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An Analysis of Pre-Columbian Sellos of Ecuador

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By Paolo Brogini, Mario Di Salvo.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857211732
USD $30.00
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Pub Date: 5/14/2013
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By Selena Wendt.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857214801
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 5/14/2013
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Sensitive Geometries: Brazil 1950s–1980s

SENSITIVE GEOMETRIES: BRAZIL 1950S–1980S

HAUSER & WIRTH PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783952363034
USD $22.00
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Pub Date: 3/23/2017
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AMEREIDA

Edited by Victoria Jolly, Javier Correa.

POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434313750
USD $45.00
| CAN $62

Pub Date: 5/21/2019
Forthcoming


A to Z of Caribbean Art

A TO Z OF CARIBBEAN ART

ROBERT & CHRISTOPHER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789769534490
USD $45.00
| CAN $62 UK £ 40

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
Forthcoming


Brazil: Knife in the Flesh

BRAZIL: KNIFE IN THE FLESH

Edited by Diego Sileo, Jacopo Crivelli Visconti.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836640348
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Between Earth and Sea

BETWEEN EARTH AND SEA

Edited with text by Mona Suhrbier. Text by Jane De Hohenstein, Julia Friedel, Arno Holl, Marcello Moreira, Alice Pawlik, Eva Raabe.

KERBER

ISBN: 9783735603944
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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Concrete Matters South America

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KOENIG BOOKS

ISBN: 9783960983194
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Pub Date: 6/19/2018
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A Tale of Two Worlds

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Edited by Victoria Eugenia Noorthoorn, Javier Villa, Peter Gorschlüter, Klaus Görner. Text by Alejandra Aguado, Gonzalo Aguilar, et al.

KERBER

ISBN: 9783735640284
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Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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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
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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