Geometric Abstraction in Latin America Anthological. Texts in Arte en Colombia/ArtNexus

The magazine Arte en Colombia / Art Nexus published its second anthological volume devoted to Geometric Abstraction in Latin America. Edited by Ivonne Pini, the book is divided into five chapters, “Profiling trends” (1) “The exhibitions as opportunities for reflection” (2) “The initial protagonists” (3) “Continuing the thoughts on the geometry” (4) and “Chronicles” (5).

“Abstract Art from the Río de la Plata, Buenos Aires and Montevideo, 1933-1953 and other concurrent exhibitions,” by Graciela Kartofel; “Sensible Geometry: An Argentinian vocation,” by Damian Bayon; “The labyrinthine art Madi,” by Santiago B. Olmo; “New claim of Latin American abstraction, Cold America” and “The concrete invention. Chamber Music ,” by Carlos Jimenez; and” Embracing Modernity Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction, ” by Amalia Caputo, are some of the articles included in the project.

In addition, the book includes articles featuring the following artists: Joaquín Torres-García, Carmelo Arden Quin, Enio lommi, Alfredo Hlito, Julio Le Parc, Hugo Demarco, Luis Tomasello, Alejandro Puente, Lygia Clark, Hélio Oiticica, Lygia Pape, Mira Schendel, Abraham Palatnik, Alejandro Otero, Jesús Soto, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Gerd Leufert, Gego, Eduardo Ramírez Villamizar, Carlos Rojas, Édgar Negret, Omar Rayo, Carmen Herrera, Manuel Felguérez, Víctor Valera, Martha Boto, Tomás Maldonado, Francisco Salazar, Sandú Darié, César Paternosto, Fanny Sanín, Sigfredo Chacón e Iván Contreras-Brunet, among others.

The publication of the English edition of Geometric Abstraction in Latin America Anthological Texts Arte en Colombia/Art Nexus was possible thanks to the financial support of de Art&Art.

A copy of the book is available for consultation in our Library.