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Title Contingent beauty : contemporary art from Latin America / edited by Mari Carmen Ramirez ; with contributions by Maria C. Gaztambide ... [and 7 others].

Publication Info. Houston, Texas : Museum of Fine Arts, [2015]
New Haven, Connecticut : Distributed by Yale University Press


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Description 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Published to accompany the exhibition of the same title presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, November 22, 2015 - February 28, 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Artists included: Tania Bruguera, Johanna Calle, Yoan Capote, María Fernanda Cardoso, Los Carpinteros (Marco Catillo and Dagoberto Rodriguez), José Gabriel Fernández, Magdalena Fernández, Víctor Grippo, Carmela Gross, Guillermo Kuitca, Grupo Mondonga (Juliana Laffitte and Manuel Mendanha), Óscar Muñoz, Roberto Obregón, Gabriel Orozco, José Alejandro Restrepo, Miguel Ángel Rios, Miguel Ángel Rojas, Teresa Serrano, Regina Silveira, Javier Téllez, Tunga.
Contents The contingencies of beauty : making sense of an eventual ensemble / Mari Carmen Ramírez -- Historical contingency : geometric abstraction in contemporary Venezuelan art / Tahía Rivero -- Mapping the traps of the visible : electronic images of Latin America / Gabriela Rangel -- Tania Bruguera : a collective act of public resistance / Daniela Wüstenberg -- Johanna Calle : weaving narrative through line and letter / Rachel Mohl -- Yoan Capote : grinding teeth for the revolution / Daniela Wüstenberg -- María Fernanda Cardoso : an unnatural dance / Michael Wellen -- Los Carpinteros : in this nervous work / Michael Wellen -- José Gabriel Fernández : poetics of form / Tahía Rivero -- Magdalena Fernández : the sound of a dot in the sky / Tahía Rivero -- Victor Grippo : to leaden the rose / María C. Gaztambide -- Carmela Gross : an uncanny presence / Beatriz R. Olivetti -- Guillermo Kuitca : painting as [dis]located battlefield / Mari Carmen Ramírez -- Grupo Mondongo : fluctuating image networks / Rachel Mohl -- Óscar Muñoz : an anti-archival logic / María C. Gaztambide -- Roberto Obregón : the world in the form of a flower / Tahía Rivero -- Gabriel Orozco : a wicked game / Michael Wellen -- José Alejandro Restrepo : the geography of a video installation / Michael Wellen -- Miguel Ángel Ríos : Mecha / Osvaldo Sánchez -- Miguel Ángel Rojas : reclaiming narratives / Beatriz R. Olivetti -- Teresa Serrano : a terrible mise-en-scène / María C. Gaztambide -- Regina Silveira : recodifying trace and space / Rachel Mohl -- Javier Téllez : larger than life / Gabriela Rangel -- Tunga : nested fantasies / Michael Wellen.
Subject Art, Latin American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, Latin American -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Artists -- Latin America -- Biography.
Added Author Ramírez, Mari Carmen, 1955- editor.
Gaztambide, María C, contributor.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, host institution.
Added Title Contemporary art from Latin America
ISBN 9780300214819 (hardcover)
0300214812 (hardcover)

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