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Author Alvarez, Pedro, 1967-

Title The signs pile up : paintings by Pedro Álvarez / editor Tyler Stallings ; a remembrance, Tom Patchett ; essays Tyler Stallings ... [et al.] = Los signos se acumulan : pinturas de Pedro Álvarez / redactor, Tyler Stallings ; una commemoración, Tom Patchett ; ensayos Tyler Stallings ... [et al.].

Imprint Santa Monica, CA. : Smart Art Press ; Riverside, CA : UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.9729 Alvarez,P ALV    Available
Description 143 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm.
Series Smart Art Press ; v. 9, no. 87
Smart Art Press (Series) ; no. 87.
Note "This book is published by the UCR Sweeney Art Gallery and Smart Art Press on the occasion of the exhibition The Signs Pile Up: paintings by Pedro Álvarez, organized by the UCR Sweeney Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on view at the UCR Sweeney Art Gallery from January 26, 2008 to March 29, 2008."--Prelim. p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-135).
Contents A remembrance = Una conmemoración / Tom Patchett -- Pedro Álvarez : a teller of Cuban tales = un narrador de historias cubanas / Kevin Power -- Pedro Álvarez : painting with a knife = pintar con un cuchillo / Antonio Eligio Fernández (Tonel) -- Yank tank, yank paint : the classic American car in Pedro Álvarez's paintings = Tanque yanqui, pintura yanqui : el coche clásico americano en las pinturas de Pedro Álvarez / Tyler Stallings -- Going through his toolbox = Revisando en su caja de herramientas / Orlando Hernández -- Interview with Ry Cooder = Entrevista con Ry Cooder / Tom Patchett -- Biographical chronology = Cronología biográfica / Carmen Cabrera.
Summary "Pedro Álvarez's paintings explore the cultural interchange between Cuba and the U.S., Afro-Cuban history, U.S. slavery, the affects of the legalization of the U.S. dollar in Cuba in the 90s, and the role of landscape painting within a highly charged socio-political context"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Alvarez, Pedro, 1967- -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Stallings, Tyler.
Sweeney Art Gallery.
Added Title Signos se acumulan : pinturas de Pedro Álvarez
Paintings by Pedro Álvarez
ISBN 9781889195575

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