Spring 2019 Featured Latin-American Titles

This season, we are proud to offer MFA Boston's major Graciela Iturbide exhibition catalog focused on the photographer's work in Mexico; Phyllis Galembo's new photographic study of the ritual masks of Mexico; a new monograph collecting Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes's collage work; and many other titles of special interest to stores or customers focused on Latin American art and culture. Of special interest are the first visual A-Z overview of Carribbean art; a survey of the last century of Brazilian architecture; and a host of books on Latin architecture and design from new publisher, Arquine.

Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico
Text by Kristen Gresh. Contributions by Guillermo Sheridan.

Iturbide is modern Mexico's subtlest, most profound chronicler
Graciela Iturbide, best known for her iconic photographs of Mexican indigenous women, has engaged with her homeland as a subject for the past 50 years in images >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468584
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 9.25 in. / 240 pgs / 135 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Phyllis Galembo: Mexico Masks Rituals
Text by Sergio Rodríguez Blanco, George Otis.

The acclaimed photographer of African masks turns her lens to the astounding mask cultures of Mexico
Since 1985, photographer Phyllis Galembo has traveled extensively to photograph sites of ritual dress in Africa and the Caribbean. >>more

Radius Books/D.A.P.
ISBN 9781942185574
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 10.25 in. / 196 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Tria Giovan: The Cuba Archive
Text by Silvana Paternostro.

Following the great success of the first edition of Tria Giovan’s The Cuba Archive collector’s edition, Damiani is publishing a second collector’s edition that includes a new signed and numbered print by the photographer. This >>more

ISBN 9788862086301
US $500.00 CAN $685.00 SDNR20
Special edition, 11.5 x 8.25 in. / 168 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Frida Kahlo: Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair
Text by Jodi Roberts.

Neutral hues, an ill-fitting man’s suit and wiggling locks of cut hair supplant Frida Kahlo’s (1907–54) usual lively color palette, indigenous Mexican dress and long plaits in Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair (1940). Nevertheless, the painting >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450752
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Beatriz Milhazes: Collages
Edited by Frédéric Paul. Interview by Richard Armstrong.

This is the first book on the collages of Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes (born 1960). During a residency in Brittany, in 2003, Milhazes offered chocolates and sweets to the art center team, asking them to >>more

Editora Cobogó
ISBN 9788555910647
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 104 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock

Alejandra Seeber: Picture This
Text by Konrad Bitterli, Valentina Liernur, Karin Schneider, Ines Katzenstein.

This is the first monograph on the New York–based, Buenos Aires–born Alejandra Seeber (born 1968). In her often large-scale works, Seeber explores the possibilities of painting in between figuration and abstraction. Her ambivalent pictorial language >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744959
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 134 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Oscar Murillo: the build-up of content and information
Text by Victor Wang.

Colombian-born, London-based artist Oscar Murillo (born 1986) has traveled extensively throughout the world to research and prepare exhibitions and other projects, making works both in the studio and in unexpected locations. As a result, airplanes >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701973
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 78 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock

A to Z of Caribbean Art
Edited with introduction by Melanie Archer, Mariel Brown. Text by Melanie Archer, Monique Barnett-Davidson, Pat Ganase, Therese Hadchity, Katherine Kennedy, Indra Khanna, Geoffrey MacLean, Keisha Oliver, Adam Patterson, Marsha Pearce, Rob Perrée, Veerle Poupeye, Letitia Pratt, Judy Raymond, Nicole Smythe-Johnson, Natalie Urquhart.

A to Z of Caribbean Art is a visual overview of Caribbean art, from the beginning of the 20th century to now, and serves as a resource of information on some of the greatest artists >>more

Robert & Christopher Publishers
ISBN 9789769534490
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 304 pgs / 225 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

MFA Highlights: Arts of the Ancient Americas
By Dorie Reents-Budet, Dennis Carr.

The territory stretching from northern Mexico to Chile is one of six world regions where ancient civilizations arose—joining Egypt, the Near East and Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, North China and Southeast Asia. The intellectual and >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467419
US $22.50 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 192 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Infinite Span: 90 Years of Brazilian Architecture
Edited by Fernando Serapião, Guilherme Wisink. Text by Adrián Gorelik, Daniele Pisani, Jean-Louis Cohen, Ana Vaz Milheiro, Diego de Souza, Ana Luiza Nobre, Wellington Cançado.

In architecture, a span is something to be conquered, a challenge to be overcome. But span, or vão in Portuguese, also means a project or an action that ends in failure: something that was done >>more

Lars Müller Publishers/Casa da Arquitectura
ISBN 9783037785898
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 416 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Alberto Kalach: Work
Text by Eduardo Vázquez, Carlos Jiménez, Fernándo Fernández, Juan Palomar, Miquel Adrià, Alberto Kalach.

Mexican architect Alberto Kalach (born 1960) founded Taller de Arquitectura X (TAX) in 1981, and for more than 35 years the firm’s work has produced a wide range of projects: from private commissions to public >>more

ISBN 9786079489441
US $70.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 10.75 in. / 448 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

RCR: Works on Paper

The 2017 Pritzker Prize was awarded to RCR Arquitectes, the firm founded in Olot, Spain in 1987 by Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta. Their work is known for its understated elegance and use >>more

ISBN 9786079489373
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 11 in. / 146 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

JSa: Juan Soriano Contemporary Art Museum of Morelos
Text by José Luis Barrios, Pablo Landa Ruiloba, Sebastián Mariscal, Juan José Kochen, Jimena Hogrebe.

In 2014, Mexican architects Javier Sánchez and Aisha Ballesteros, of the firm JSa, were commissioned to build a new museum in Cuernavaca dedicated to the work of artist Juan Soriano and a contemporary art exhibition >>more

ISBN 9786079489410
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 124 pgs / 45 color / 5 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Benjamín Romano: Reforma Tower
Text by Ali Malkawi, Felipe Leal, Francisco Serrano, Benjamín Romano.

LBR&Arquitectos, a firm founded in 1976 by Mexican architect Benjamín Romano, designs and builds architecture projects based on four defining principles: sustainability, structure, high technology and artistic integration. The firm is responsible for one of >>more

ISBN 9786079489434
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Isaac Broid + Productora: Teopanzolco Cultural Center
Foreword by Graco Ramírez. Introduction by Cristina Faesler. Text by Go Hasegawa. Interview by Isaac Broid, et al.

The Teopanzolco Cultural Center project is the product of a wider initiative to remodel and construct new cultural facilities in Cuernavaca, Mexico, with the aim of making the state of Morelos a national and international >>more

ISBN 9786079489380
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / 42 color / 12 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Guillermo Hevia García: Every Design Conceals an Order
Text by Andrea Griborio, Fabrizio Gallanti. Interview by Pedro Hernández Martínez, Guillermo Hevia.

Guillermo Hevia García stands out among the latest generation of Chilean architects for his sensitive focus on his projects’ public impact, expressed in the ways his buildings obey their own internal logic and respect their >>more

ISBN 9786079489427
US $38.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Flexi, 7 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

TALLER: Community Development Center Los Chocolates
Text by Juan Carlos Cano, Julio Castro.

Community Development Center Los Chocolates was conceived as part of a program to reactivate a rundown area in Carolina, one of the most traditional neighborhoods of downtown Cuernavaca. The architects—Mauricio Rocha and Gabriela Carrillo of >>more

ISBN 9786079489403
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / 44 color / 26 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Zumthor in Mexico
Text by Tatiana Bilbao, Gloria Cabral, Rozana Montiel, Julia Ann Stüssi, Julio Estrada, Toni Kuhn, Pedro Reyes, Peter Krieger, Alejandro Hernández Gálvez. Interview by Nicolás Alvarado.

In 2017, as part of the MEXTRÓPOLI Festival, Pritzker Prize–winning architect Peter Zumthor (born 1943) was invited to Mexico City to participate in a series of public discussions about architecture and the city. Zumthor in >>more

ISBN 9786079489311
US $20.00 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 112 pgs / 20 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Monuments of Everyday Life
Text by Sarah Hartmann.

Monuments can fulfill many functions in cities: they can serve as receptacles for local memories and histories, as places to spend time, as meeting points and as landmarks. However, despite this potential flexibility, the concept >>more

ISBN 9783868595550
US $32.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Flexi, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Echoes of a Land
Foreword by María Cristina García Cepeda. Introduction by Lidia Camacho Camacho. Text by Gabriela Etchegaray.

Echoes of a Land features contributions by 21 participants, architects and designers as a proposal for the Mexican Pavilion at the Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition in 2018. Curated by Mexican architect Gabriela Etchegaray, the >>more

ISBN 9786076055397
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 95 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

HU: Common Spaces in Housing Units
Introduction by Carlos Zedillo. Text by Rozana Montiel, Yaoci Pardo.

Mexico City–based architect Rozana Montiel conducted research in three housing rehabilitation projects in Mexico City, Veracruz and Zacatecas. HU compiles her observations and subsequent design solutions, serving as a guide to transforming the common spaces >>more

ISBN 9786079650599
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 232 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Anna Maria Maiolino: Entre Pausas
Text by Tania Cristina Rivera, Randy Kennedy.

For two years beginning in 1968, Anna Maria Maiolino (born 1948) moved to New York from an unstable political situation in Brazil, working within the Latin American artist community. This new artist's book incorporates her >>more

Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915296
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.25 x 10.75 in. / 128 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Pablo Vargas Lugo: Naj Tunich
Text by Michel Blancsubé, James E. Brady, Rosina Cazali, Megan E. O’Neil, Rafael Ortega, Sandra Rozental, Pablo Vargas Lugo.

In 2017, Mexico City–based artist Pablo Vargas Lugo (born 1968) visited Naj Tunich—a Guatemalan cave housing the most extensive, sophisticated examples of Mayan cave art. The resulting publication collects images, interpretations and narratives connecting ancient >>more

ISBN 9788417141257
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Clth, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 172 pgs / 48 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Awaiting stock

Fernando Prats: Acción Medular
Text by Rodrigo Rojas.

Chilean artist Fernando Prats (born 1967) creates interventions with smoke on the handwritten pages of a manuscript left by his grandfather, General Carlos Prats, who served until the 1973 Chilean coup d’état. This book contains >>more

ISBN 9788434313712
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / 274 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 Awaiting stock

Emilia Azcárate: The Genealogy of Colour
Text by Ilona Katsew, Phillip Ball, Juan Ledezma.

In The Genealogy of Color, Venezuelan artist Emilia Azcárate (born 1964) uses the formal language of abstraction, repetition and seriality typical of her work to reconsider the meanings of historical casta paintings—an 18th-century genre depicting >>more

ISBN 9788417141240
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 11 x 8.25 in. / 160 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Awaiting stock

Vik Muniz: Verso
Edited with text by Stella Rollig, Harald Krejci. Text by Stefan Lehner, Monika Mayer, Vik Muniz.

For his series Verso, Brazilian artist Vik Muniz (born 1961), based in New York and Rio de Janeiro, produced three-dimensional copies of the backs of the most famous paintings in the history of art, revealing >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903228740
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 78 pgs / 37 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Brazil: Knife in the Flesh
Edited by Diego Sileo, Jacopo Crivelli Visconti.

This major exhibition at Milan's Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, declares itself to be in conflict. 30 Brazilian artists covering 40 years, such as Maria Thereza Alves, Jose Leonilson and Tunga, tease out the conflicts at the >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836640348
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 336 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Jonathan Moller: Young Cuba
Text by Jonathan Moller, Rafael Acosta de Arriba, Julio Batista Rodríguez, José Raúl Concepción, Mónica Rivero, Darío Alejandro Escobar.

For more than 25 years, documentary photographer and human rights activist Jonathan Moller (born 1963) has photographed Cuban youth. Young Cuba presents Moller’s color photographs depicting the streets of Havana and Holguín, sugarcane fields of >>more

ISBN 9788417141035
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 256 pgs / 230 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Awaiting stock

Sandra Eleta: The Invisible World
Text by Mónica Kupfer, et al.

Following her recent inclusion in the Hammer’s Radical Women exhibition, the relatively little-known career of Panamanian photographer Sandra Eleta (born 1942) is documented in this first full monograph. The book compiles 40 years of photographs, >>more

RM/Fundación Casa Santa Ana
ISBN 9788417047658
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 FLAT40
Clth, 9 x 11.5 in. / 198 pgs / 97 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Ale de la Puente: Expecting the Lightning
Edited with text by Michel Blancsubé. Text by Tania Aedo, Fabián Arnaud, Luis Alberto Ayala Blanco, et al.

The work of Mexican artist Ale de la Puente (born 1968) mixes science, art, astronomy, anthropology and language to explore concepts of time, space and memory. In the work documented in this volume, the artist >>more

ISBN 9788417141042
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 60 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Awaiting stock

Ignacio Acosta: Copper Geographies
Text by Ignacio Acosta, Andrés Anwandter, Termina Goskar, Frank Vicencio López, Tony Lopez, Louise Purbrick, Marta Dahó.

In Copper Geographies, London-based Chilean photographer and researcher Ignacio Acosta (born 1976) investigates the global ownership and production of mined copper, creating links between the distressed ecologies of copper exploitation in the Atacama Desert in >>more

ISBN 9788417047566
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 146 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Oscar Muñoz
Edited with text by Dragana Vujanovic Östlind, Louise Wolthers. Text by Mark Sealy.

This book presents a selection of Colombian photographer Oscar Munoz's (born 1951) rich body of work. The passage of time, the whims of history and the disintegration of the image constitute the core of Munoz's >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984153
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 180 pgs / 70 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


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