Geometric Abstraction in Latin America

Anthological Texts Arte en Colombia / ArtNexus

The Juan Carlos Maldonado Art Collection is proud to have sponsored the publication Geometric Abstraction in Latin America. Anthological Texts Arte en Colombia / ArtNexus.

The magazine Arte en Colombia / Art Nexus’ second anthological volume devoted to Geometric Abstraction in Latin America.

Published in 2013 and edited by Ivonne Pini, the book is divided into five chapters:

  • Profiling trends
  • The exhibitions as opportunities for reflection
  • The initial protagonists
  • Continuing the thoughts on the geometry
  • Chronicles

Articles in the publication include:

  • 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
  • Embracing Modernity Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction, by Amalia Caputo.

In addition, the book features articles on 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, Iván Contreras-Brunet, among others.


Publisher: Arte en Colombia/ArtNexus magazine

Pages: 296

Format: Hardcover

Language: English and Spanish editions

ISBN: 9789585719118, 9585719118