Centre of Latin American Studies

Cultural Studies Section

Bibliography for Post-National Conceptual, Performance and Multimedia Art 

 

Artists (suggestions)

 

- Active in/from Mexico: Gabriel Orozco, Teresa Margolles, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Héctor Zamora, Francis Alys, Helen Escobedo, Silvia Gruner, Monica Castillo

- Active in/from Colombia: Doris Salcedo, Oscar Muñoz, María Fernanda Cardoso, José Alejandro Restrepo

- Active in/from Cuba: Ana Mendieta, Eduardo Ponjuán, Tania Bruguera, Abel Barroso, Carlos Garaicoa, Lázaro Saavedra, Los Carpinteros

- Active in/from Argentina: Guillermo Kuitca, Liliana Porter, León Ferrari

- Active in/from Chile: Eugenio Dittborn, Diamela Eltit, Carlos Leppe, Alfredo Jaar

- Active in/from Brazil: Helio Oiticica, Cildo Meireles, Tunga

 

Reading (General):

I.

Jacqueline Barnitz, Twentieth Century Art of Latin America (2001)

Dawn Ades (ed), Art in Latin America: the Modern Era, 1820-1980 (1989)

Edward. J. Sullivan (ed.), Latin American Art in the Twentieth Century (1996)

Marta Traba, Art of Latin America, 1900-1980 (1994)

Oriana Baddeley and Valerie Fraser, Drawing the Line: Art and Cultural Identity in Contemporary Latin American Art (1989)

Gerardo Mosquera (ed.), Beyond the Fantastic: Contemporary Art Criticism from Latin America (1995)

Miriam Basilio et al, Latin American and Caribbean Art: MoMa at El Museo (2004)

II.

David Craven, Art and Revolution in Latin America, 1910-1990 (2002)

Luis Camnitzer, Conceptualism in Latin American Art: Dialectics of Liberation (2007)

D. Cullen (ed.), Arte [no es] vida: actions by artists of the Americas , 1960-2000 (2008)

D. Cullen (ed.), Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis (2009)

Hans-Michael Herzog et al, The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America (2005)

Guy Brett (ed.), Transcontinental: An Investigation of Reality- Nine Latin American Artists (1990)

E. Armstrong, M. García, V.Zamudio-Taylor (eds), Ultra Baroque: Aspects of Post Latin American Art (2000)

Rosa Olivares (ed.), 100 artistas latinoamericanos (2006)

III.

Nicolas Bourriaud, Relational Aesthetics (2002)

Jonathan Harris (ed.), Identity Theft; The Cultural Colonization of Contemporary Art (2008)

Jonathan Harris (ed.), Globalization and Contemporary Art (2010)

Joan Gibbons, Contemporary Art and Memory: Images of Recollection and Remembrance (2007)

Jill Bennett, Empathic Vision: Affect, Trauma and Contemporary Art (2005)

Roselee Goldberg, Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present (2001)

Anthony Howell, The Analysis of Performance Art: A Guide to its Theory and Practice (2006)

Nick Kaye (ed.), Site-specific Art: Performance, Place and Documentation (2000)

Michael Sheringham, Everyday Life: Theories and Practices from Surrealism to the Present (2009)

Nigel Thrift, Non-Representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect (2008)


Argentina:

Arte argentino contemporáneo: Colección permanente del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (1994)

Ma. Carmen Ramirez, Cantos paralelos: la parodia plástica en el arte argentine contemporáneo (1999)

Oscar Terán et al, Entre el silencio y la violencia: arte contemporáneo argentino (2004)

J. Marroquí and D. Arlandis (eds), Sobre una realidad ineludible: arte y compromiso en Argentina (2004)

A. Schneider, Appropriations as Practice: Art and Identity in Argentina (2006)

Andrea Giunta, Avant-garde, Internationalism and Politics: Argentine Art in the Sixties (2007)

Cristina Civale (ed.), Industria argentina: arte contemporáneo en construcción (2007)

 

Colombia:

Diego Garzón (ed.), Otras voces, otro arte: diez conversaciones con artistas colombianos (2005)

Juan Gustavo Cobo Borda, Mirada complice: 8 artistas colombianos (1994)

Alvaro Robayo Alonso, Crítica a los valores hegemónicos en el arte colombiano (2001)

C. Brown and P.Oldfield (eds.), Once more, with feeling: Recent Photography from Colombia (2008)

 

Chile:

Diamela Eltit, Emergencias: escritos sobre literatura, arte y política (2000)

Gaspar Galaz and Milan Ivelic, Chile, arte actual (2009)

Federico Galende, Conversaciones sobre arte en Chile (2007)

Adriana Valdés, Memorias visuales: arte contemporáneo en Chile (2006)

J. de Nordenflycht et al, Gabinete de lectura: artes visuals chilenas contemporáneas, 1971-2005 (2005)

Gerardo Mosquera (ed.), Copiar el edén: arte reciente en Chile (2006)

Rod Palmer, Street Art Chile (2008)

 

Cuba:

A.G. Mena Chicuri (ed), Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Fraber collection (2007)

Adelaida de Juan, Del silencio al grito: mujeres en las artes (2002)

M. Espinosa and K. Power (eds.), El nuevo arte cubano: antología de textos críticos (2006)

José Veijas et al, Memoria: Cuban Art of the Twentieth Century (2002)

Gerardo Mosquera et al, Cuba: Art and History from 1868 to Today (2008)

Holly Block (ed.), Art Cuba: the New Generation (2001)

Luis Camnitzer, New Art from Cuba (1994)

 

Mexico:

C. Good and J.V. Waldron (eds), The Effects of the Nation: Mexican Art in an Age of Globalization (2001)

Erica Segre, Intersected Identities: Strategies of Visualization in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Mexican Culture (2007)

Rubén Gallo, New Tendencies in Mexican Art: the 1990s (2004)

Esther Acevedo and others (eds.), Hacia otra historia del arte en México

Olivier Debroise (ed), La era de las discrepancias: arte y cultura visual, 1968-1997 (2006)

J. Rodrigues Wildholm et al, Escultura social: a new generation of art from Mexico City (2007)

Karen Cordero et al, El cuerpo aludido: anatomías y construcciones, México siglos XVI- XX (1998)

Cuahtémoc Medina et al, Eco: Arte contemporáneo mexicano (2005)

Made in Mexico (Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston) (2004)

 

Monographs and Criticism (selection):

Gabriel Orozco, Empty Club (1998)

Gabriel Orozco, Photogravity (1999)

Gabriel Orozco, Chacahua (2000)

Daniel Birbaum et al, Textos sobre la obra de Gabriel Orozco (2005)

Miguel González Virgen, Of Games, The Infinite and Worlds: the Work of Gabriel Orozco (2003)

Yves-Alain Bois (ed.), Gabriel Orozco (2009)

Doris Salcedo: New Museum of Contemporary Art (1998) with essays Displacements: Miroslav Balk, Doris Salcedo, Rachel Whiteread (1998)

Nancy Princethal (ed.), Doris Salcedo (2000)

Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth (2007)

Doris Salcedo, Neither (2004)

Ana Mendieta: A Retrospective (1987)

Ana Mendieta 1948-1985 (1996)

Olga Viso (ed.), Unseen Mendieta (2008)

Jane Blocker, Where is Ana Mendieta?: Identity, Performativity and Exile (1999)

Teresa Margolles, De qué otra cosa podríamos hablar? (2009)

Teresa Margolles-127 cuerpos (2006)

Teresa Margolles, Muerte sin fin (2004) with essays

Héctor Zamora, Paracaidista (2007) with critical essays

Abraham Cruzvillegas, Autoconstrucción (2008) with texts

León Ferrari: Obras, 1976 -2008 (2008) with critical essays

Andrea Giunta (ed.), León Ferrari. Retrospectiva (2004)

Katzenstein et al, Liliana Porter: Fotografía y ficción (2003)

Helen Escobedo: Estar y no estar: 15 instalaciones (2000)

Graciela Schmilchuk, Helen Escobedo: pasos en la arena (2001)

Rita Eder et al, Helen Escobedo (1982)

Re-writing History: Alfredo Jaar, Sarkis, Francesc Torres (1990) with essays

Eva Keller and R. Malin (eds.), Nauman, Kruger , Jaar (2001)

Guillermo Kuitca, Everything (2009) with critical essays

Guillermo Kuitca, Burning Beds – a survey, 1982-1994 (1994)

M. Godfrey and K. Biesenbach (eds), Francis Alys (2010)

Francis Alys, Fabiola: An investigation . with essays

Francis Alys and Carlos Monsiváis, Historic Centre of Mexico (2006)

Guy Brett (ed.), Cildo Meireles (2008)