“This is the catalog for an exhibition at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, is a historical must-have and a joy. The information is new; the art is genius; the book is a study of the past and a manual for the future.”
Featured in New York Times’ 2017 Gift Guide.
Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 is a ponderous hardcover publication that is labeled as one of the essential compendia of visual arts practices by Latina artists and Latin American women.
The book’s magnitude doesn’t limit only till highlighting these artists and substantiating their practices. It is also an approximate analysis of their collaborative artistic methodology across the united states of America.
This book is bounteously illustrated with more than 150 pages of affluent color plates that contain a circumstantial attestation of the exhibit for the people who were unable to attend the exhibition that goes by the same name. This catalog is an imperative resource that will amplify the perception of women’s art practices across the various geo locations.
Though its inclusive and broad approach that is sufficient to put forward a solicitation to the non-specialists, this books ensures to quench the thirst of researchers of Latin American studies, art history, and gender studies.
The essays pinned downed by the authors of this catalog performs an excellent job of questioning the word’s multiple eloquent within the exhibition’s context. The opening essays not only contour the demesne of the show, but also uphold the configuration of the all-women survey.
Radical Women is indeed a flamboyant illumination, both for its assemblage of work and also for its visionary perception of art, politics, women and public space.