Nexus New York : Latin/American artists in the modern metropolis (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Nexus New York : Latin/American artists in the modern metropolis

Author: Deborah Cullen; Museo del Barrio (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Museo del Barrio ; New Haven : in association with Yale University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1900 and 1942, New York City was the site of extraordinary creative exchange where artists could share ideas in a global context. The swiftly changing urban landscape before and between the World Wars inspired the erosion of artistic boundaries and fostered a new climate of modernist experimentation. Nexus New York focuses on key artists from the Caribbean and Latin America who entered into dynamic cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nexus New York.
New York : Museo del Barrio ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)653346120
Named Person: Joaquín Torres-García; Camilo Egas; Matta; Robert Motherwell; Carlos Enríquez; Alice Neel; Francis Picabia; José Clemente Orozco; Marius de Zayas; Joaquín Torres-García; Camilo Egas; Roberto Sebastián Matta Echaurren; Robert Motherwell; Carlos Enríquez; Alice Neel; Francis Picabia; José Clemente Orozco; Camilo Egas; Carlos Enríquez; Matta; Robert Motherwell; Alice Neel; José Clemente Orozco; Francis Picabia; Joaquín Torres-García
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Cullen; Museo del Barrio (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780300158960 0300158963
OCLC Number: 326620558
Language Note: English and Spanish.
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at El Museo del Barrio, New York.
Description: 283 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Nexus New York : Latin/American artists in the modern metropolis : an introduction, 1900-1942 / Deborah Cullen --
Art school as contact zone : Latin American artists and their teachers / Katherine E. Manthorne --
Havana-New York : a missing link in the history of modern Cuban art / Elvis Fuentes --
Marius de Zayas : transatlantic visionary of modern art / Antonio Saborit --
Torres-García's New York : the city as icon of modern art / Cecilia de Torres --
The allure of Harlem : correlations between Mexicanidad and the new Negro movements / Deborah Cullen --
Seeing red : Mexican revolutionary artists in New York / James Wechsler --
From indigenism to surrealism : Camilo Egas in New York, 1927-1946 / Michele Greet --
To transform the world : Matta and Motherwell in New York and Mexico / Katy Rogers.
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Cullen.

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Between 1900 and 1942, New York City was the site of extraordinary creative exchange where artists could share ideas in a global context. This book focuses on key artists from the Caribbean and Latin  Read more...

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