Art and Revolution in Latin America, 1910-1990

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Yale University Press, 2002 - Art - 228 pages
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In this book, David Craven investigates the extraordinary impact of three Latin American revolutions on the visual arts and on cultural policy. The three great upheavals - in Mexico (1910-40), in Cuba (1959-89), and in Nicaragua (1979-90) - were defining moments in twentieth-century life in the Americas. Craven discusses the structural logic of each movement's artistic project - by whom, how, and for whom artworks were produced - and assesses their legacies. In each case, he demonstrates how the consequences of the revolution reverberated in the arts and cultures far beyond national borders.
 

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The author of Diego Rivera As Epic Modernist, Craven (art history, Univ. of New Mexico) here discusses the art and politics of the three great revolutions in Latin America in the last century ... Read full review

Contents

ONE The Mexican Revolution 19101940
25
TWO The Cuban Revolution 19591989
75
THREE The Nicaraguan Revolution 19791990
117
New Plan of Study Escuela Nacional de Artes
176
Notes
191
Bibliographic Note
215
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About the author (2002)

David Craven is professor of art history at the University of New Mexico, where he is a member of the Interdisciplinary Board at the Latin American and Iberian Institute.

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