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Title Beyond the supersquare : art and architecture in Latin America after modernism / edited by Antonio Sergio Bessa, with additional research by Mario Torres
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press : The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (137 pages :) : illustrations
Contents Identity as style / Alejandro Hernández-Gálvez -- Modernism and contemporary art in Latin America / Ana María Durán Calisto -- From the internal to the radical : autonomy and alterity in the local modern / Javier de Jesús Martínez -- Brazilian machineries (or the collapse) of pleasure : architecture, eroticism, and the naked body / José Lira -- Concrete modernity in Venezuela / Carlos Brillembourg -- Integrating vanguardisms : dialogues between art and architecture in modern Cuba / Eduardo Luis Rodríguez -- Secret lines : interweaving a new territory / Hannia Gómez -- Two Brazilian architects : Bo Bardi and Artigas / Dan Graham -- Time of cohabitation / Ligia Nobre -- From utopia to abdication : Juan Downey's architecture without architecture / Julieta González
Summary This revelatory, fully illustrated anthology explores modernism's complex legacy in Latin America--featuring original research by renowned architects, historians, and curators from the region. Beyond the Supersquare: Art and Architecture in Latin America after Modernism, which developed from a symposium presented by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in 2011, showcases original essays by distinguished Latin American architects, historians, and curators whose research examines architecture and urban design practices in the region during a significant period of the twentieth century. Drawing from the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Architecture -- Latin America -- History.
Art and architecture -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
Modern movement (Architecture) -- Latin America.
Genre/Form Publications.
Form Electronic book
Author Bessa, Antonio Sergio, editor
Torres, Mario, researcher
ISBN 0823260828 (electronic bk.)
9780823260829 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Art and architecture in Latin America after modernism