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The Americas revealed : collecting colonial and modern Latin American art in the United States / edited by Edward J. Sullivan.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780271079523
  • ISBN: 0271079525
  • Physical Description: xvi, 201 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : The Frick Collection ; [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This book evolved from a symposium organized by the Center for the History of Collecting that was held at The Frick Collection on May 16 and 17, 2014."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Acquisitive passions : observations on collecting the art of the Americas in the United States / Edward J. Sullivan -- Evolving taxonomies at the Museum of Modern Art in the 1930s and 40s and the definitions of the "Latin American collection" / Miriam Margarita Basilio -- Hot styles and Cold War : collecting practices at the Museum of Modern Art and other museums in the sixties / Delia Solomons -- The Philadelphia story / Joseph Rishel -- Cargadores : collecting Rivera, Mexican modernism, and bearing the burdens of historiography / Anna Indych-López -- An American museum : representing the arts of Mexico at the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Ronda Kasl -- Building a model of diversity : Grace McCann Morley and collecting modern Latin American art in San Francisco / Berit Potter -- Inverted strategies : an exhibition as matrix for a permanent collection / Mari Carmen Ramírez -- Beyond Mexico : the evolution of Phoenix Art Museum's Latin American collection / Vaness K. Davidson -- Robert and Richard Huber's adventures in collecting / Suzanne Stratton-Pruitt -- Expanding paradigms : the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and the changing of Latin American art / Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro -- Collecting Latin American art in the United States from New Spain to today : a life's story / Estrellita B. Brodsky.
Summary, etc.:
"Explores the formation of public and private collections of Spanish Colonial and modern Latin American art throughout the United States, and the impact of the ever-changing political landscape of Latin American countries"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Art, Latin American > Collectors and collecting > United States > History.
Kunst.
Kunstsammler.
Öffentliche Sammlung.
Art latino-américain > Collectionneurs et collections > États-Unis > Histoire.
United States.
Lateinamerika.
USA.
Genre: History.