This indispensable overview showcases the creative output of over 300 modern and contemporary artists hailing from or associated with Latin America. With the global art realm increasingly recognizing the region's remarkable art scenes and narratives, Latin American artists have garnered heightened attention. Presented in an accessible A-Z format, the volume highlights significant works by 308 artists, underscoring the diversity and vibrancy of their creations. Focused on individuals from the 20 Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions within Latin America, the book encompasses historical and present-day artists—celebrated internationally as well as those less familiar beyond their homelands. Crafted in collaboration with a team of 68 experts, this comprehensive resource offers insights into the rich artistic landscape of the region.
Artists featured include:Allora and Calzadilla, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Francis Alÿs, Olga de Amaral, Fernando Botero, Leonora Carrington, Lygia Clark, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Leonor Fini, Gego, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Carmen Herrera, Graciela Iturbide, Alfredo Jaar, Frida Kahlo, Guillermo Kuitca, Wifredo Lam, Teresa Margolles, Marisol, Cildo Meireles, Ana Mendieta, Beatriz Milhazes, Ernesto Neto, Hélio Oiticica, Gabriel Orozco, José Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, Zilia Sánchez, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Cecilia Vicuña, Adrián Villar Rojas and Faith Wilding.