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New Tendencies in Mexican Art

the 1990s

  • Authors
  • Rubén Gallo

Part of the New Directions in Latino American Cultures book series (NDLAC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Rubén Gallo
    Pages 1-17
  3. Rubén Gallo
    Pages 19-45
  4. Rubén Gallo
    Pages 47-69
  5. Rubén Gallo
    Pages 71-90
  6. Rubén Gallo
    Pages 91-133
  7. Rubén Gallo
    Pages 135-159
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 160-183

About this book

Introduction

Since the 1980s there has been considerable interest in Mexico and its art, as one can see from the sheer number of exhibitions, catalogues, and articles devoted to the subject. Despite this interest, there are few books devoted to contemporary Mexican art. New Tendencies in Mexican Art is the first book-length study devoted to a generation of Mexican artists who have had enormous international success. It focuses on several 'tendencies' Gallo has identified as prominent themes in the work of these artists including orientalism, perversion, and a fascination with urban culture.

Keywords

America american art art culture exhibition installation Orient photography stage subject

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