Latin American Art from the Museum's Collection

Oct 12, 2010 - Aug 28, 2011
Boca Raton Museum of Art

Twentieth-century and contemporary Latin American art is international in nature, and its leading figures have achieved international stature. This sampling of Latin American art from the Museum’s collections introduces the work of several major Latin American artists whose works reflect the interaction of politics, society and art, a dialogue between avant-garde movements and “indigenist” thinking, and the search for cultural -identity.

Twenty works by many of the most important 20thcentury Latin American artists range from the traditional figurative sculpture of Francisco Zúñiga, to the the modernism of Rufino Tamayo and Matta, the contemporary abstraction of Enrique Castro-Cid and Carlos Cruz-Diez, and the poetic realism of Julio Larraz.

This exhibition is organized by the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

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Latin American Art from the Museum's Collection

ARTURO RODRIGUEZ (American, born in Cuba 1956-), Sub Rosa, 1994, oil on linen, 94 x 68 inches.Permanent Collection 2002.117. Gift of the artist