Jens Hoffmann (Ed.)
Featuring 34 contemporary emerging Latin American artists literally from A to Z (Pablo Accinelli to Carla Zaccagnini), two curators and two institutions, this small tightly curated and extensively illustrated catalog is a major contemporary survey of recent art from Latin America. Bringing together their shared and ongoing engagement with artistic practices from Latin America, the curators draw attention to the geographic territories of Latin America itself, its relation within the wider scope of the Americas, and its position in a global artistic context. The book offers a framework for critical insight into new artworks by young talents such as Pedro Reyes (Mexico) and Clarissa Tossin (Brazil) dealing with crucial social, industrial or ecological concerns while interrogating the very categories and terminologies used to construct the notion of “Latin America.” One chapter per artist is accompanied by a sample of the featured work, installation shots, assorted essays and informative interviews, making this an excellent contemporary record of art in the Americas in the early 21st century. Participating artists include Pablo Accinelli, Edgardo Aragón, Juan Araujo, Felipe Arturo, Nicolás Bacal, Milena Bonilla, Paloma Bosquê, Pia Camil, Bevenuto Chavajay, Marcelo Cidade, Donna Conlon & Jonathan Harker, Nicolás Consuegra, Minerva Cuevas, Elena Damiani, Mariana Castillo Deball, Ximena Garrido-Lecca, Federico Herrero, Voluspa Jarpa, Runo Lagomarsino, Adriana Lara, Engel Leonardo, Valentina Liernur, Mateo López, Renata Lucas, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Nicolás Paris, Amalia Pica, Pablo Rasgado, Pedro Reyes, Adrián Villar Rojas, Gabriel Sierra, Clarissa Tossin and Carla Zaccagnini.
6 x 8 in. / 148 pp / Extensive color
Retail Price: $25.00
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