Latin American Art

The Brazilian poet, essayist, and art critic Ferreira Gullar is credited with writing the original Neo-Concrete Manifesto. It was also Gullar who first identified a need to react against the rigidity…
The Chavín are perhaps best known for their peculiar artistic style and iconography—one that depicts amalgamations of humans, plants, and animals in tortuous and stylized forms that act as both a…
Due to associations with creativity, craftsmanship, and pleasure, wine is often closely aligned with art and consumers often pay good money to enjoy both. These wineries—from Northern California to…
Exclusively curated by museum security guards, Guarding the Art features nearly thirty works of art handpicked from the Baltimore Museum of Art collection.
Hollis Taggart presents a show featuring works inspired by nature from across more than five decades of artist Knox Martin’s career. The presentation includes paintings, works on paper, and two…
Like politics, all art is local until it isn’t anymore, a point driven home by Surrealism Beyond Borders, the Met’s tour d’horizon of the global, half-century-long spread of Surrealism from its…
In a groundbreaking partnership with City College of San Francisco, SFMOMA hosts Diego Rivera’s monumental mural The Marriage of the Artistic Expression of the North and of the South on the Continent…

 

MoMA's Anna Burkhardt looks at Clara Porset’s Butaque (c. 1957) and sees both a pivotal Latin American design object and a window into the Mexican craft traditions that inspired it.