Peláez is best known for brightly colored, quasi-abstract compositions that feature decorative objects and ornamental architectural motifs, evoking the traditional domestic interiors of Havana. The exhibition takes a socio-historical approach, examining Peláez’s work in the context of the changing material culture and urban landscape of Havana during the first half of the 20th century.
Contributors: Rene Morales and Ingrid S. Elliott.
This book charts the emergence of Marisol Escobar (1930–2016) and Andy Warhol (1928–87) in New York during the dawn of Pop art in the early 1960s. Through essays, interviews, and...
Teresita Fernández: Elemental brings to life the myriad experiential and luminous works from Teresita Fernández's more than a twenty-year career. Images of her visually alluring, monumental sculptures and installations reveal...
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In her celebrated drawings, tapestries, and sculptures, Ebony G. Patterson incorporates glitter, appliqués, pins, embellishments, fabric, tassels, brooches, pearls, and beads to tell haunting stories of violence, masculinity, and black youth culture....