Latin American Posters: Public Aesthetics and Mass Politics

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Museum of New Mexico Press, 2006 - Art - 188 pages
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With more than one hundred political posters made between 1960 and 1990, this book documents the sociopolitical history of Latin America during a period of intense radicalism and upheaval. Essays by leading Latin American scholars discuss how these icons of popular struggle united the masses and influenced political and social reform.

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Coinciding with an exhibition at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM (September 2006-March 2007), this catalog showcases a collection of posters assembled by Sam L. Slick, who used ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
The Art of the Ephemeral
21
Image Message and Means
35
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Russ Davidson is a curator emeritus of Latin American and Iberian collections at the University of New Mexico Library. He has published extensively on topics in both Latin American history and librarianship.

David Craven is Distinguished Professor of Art History at the University of New Mexico.

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