Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era

A Biographical Dictionary of More Than 12,700 Persons


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About the Book

This is a comprehensive reference book to more than 12,700 painters, sculptors, graphic artists and architects in Latin America (Mexico, Central America, South America) and the Caribbean region active during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Entries include the artists’ years, countries and bibliographies. Also included are brief biographical and stylistic notes, a record of each artist’s exhibitions and a list of collections where the works can be seen. There are 89 photographs of selected works supplementing the entries. The introduction includes brief informative background essays on the individual countries and their artists.

About the Author(s)

The late Steve Shipp lived in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Bibliographic Details

Steve Shipp
Format: softcover (8.5 x 11 in 2 vols.)
Pages: 916
Bibliographic Info: 89 glossy photos (15 in color), appendices, bibliography
Copyright Date: 2012 [2003]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-6626-9
eISBN: 978-0-7864-9225-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Preface      ix

The Artists

Abad–Medina      1–428

Between pages 210 and 211 are 8 pages containing 15 color images

Volume 2

The Artists

Medina-Zygro      429–751

Between pages 482 and 483 are 32 pages containing 74 black and white images

Appendix 1: Artists Listed by Country      753

Appendix 2: Chronology of Exhibitions      804

Appendix 3: Museums      829

Appendix 4: Galleries      838

Bibliography      857

Book Reviews & Awards

Choice Outstanding Academic Title
“coverage outshines that of [the competition]…recommended”—Library Journal; “essential”—Choice; “useful…a sound purchase”—Booklist; “recommended”—Reference User Services Quarterly; “a welcome biographical resource…groundbreaking work…it throws light on an emerging area of study”—Against the Grain; “remarkable reference book”—Catholic Library World.