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Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States

October 6, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Galleries 8 and 9

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Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States explores the rich visual dialogue that flourished across the Americas between 1919 and 1979.

Showcasing more than 70 important works of art, the exhibition examines Modernism as an international phenomenon, embracing the contributions of Latin American artists.

Pan American Modernism was developed by the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, with the tour organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.

This exhibition is made possible by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, the Ethel-Jane Bunting Endowment Fund, and Alice and Lance Wyatt.

<i>Untitled</i>, 1963, by René Portocarrero (Cuban, 1912 - 1985); Ink on paper; 29 3/8 x 21 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Untitled, 1963, by René Portocarrero (Cuban, 1912 - 1985); Ink on paper; 29 3/8 x 21 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

<i>Mujer (Woman)</i>, Late 1920s, by Eduardo Abela (Cuban, 1889 - 1965); Oil on canvas; 32 x 27 5/8 inches; Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Mujer (Woman), Late 1920s, by Eduardo Abela (Cuban, 1889 - 1965); Oil on canvas; 32 x 27 5/8 inches; Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

<i>Composición (Composition)</i>, 1935, by Joaquin Torres-Garcia (Uruguayan, 1874 - 1949); Ink on paper; 20 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Composición (Composition), 1935, by Joaquin Torres-Garcia (Uruguayan, 1874 - 1949); Ink on paper; 20 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

<i>Revolutionary, Cuba</i>, 1959, by Frank Paulin (American, b. 1926); Gelatin silver print; 16 1/8 x 20 1/8 inches; Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1959 Frank Paulin.

Revolutionary, Cuba, 1959, by Frank Paulin (American, b. 1926); Gelatin silver print; 16 1/8 x 20 1/8 inches; Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1959 Frank Paulin.

<i>Las Frutas (The Fruits)</i>, 1964, by Fernando Botero (Colombian, b. 1932); Oil on canvas; 50 3/4 x 52 1/8 inches; Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1964 Fernando Botero.

Las Frutas (The Fruits), 1964, by Fernando Botero (Colombian, b. 1932); Oil on canvas; 50 3/4 x 52 1/8 inches; Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1964 Fernando Botero.

<i>Untitled (Figure at Carnival)</i>, 1948, by Guillermo Wiedemann (Colombian, 1905 - 1969); Watercolor on paper; 31 1/2 x 23 5/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Untitled (Figure at Carnival), 1948, by Guillermo Wiedemann (Colombian, 1905 - 1969); Watercolor on paper; 31 1/2 x 23 5/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

<i>Subsuelo (Subsoil)</i>, 1964, by Luis Hernández Cruz (Puerto Rican, b, 1936); Oil and collage on canvas; 60 1/2 x 69 5/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1964 Luis Hernández Cruz.

Subsuelo (Subsoil), 1964, by Luis Hernández Cruz (Puerto Rican, b, 1936); Oil and collage on canvas; 60 1/2 x 69 5/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1964 Luis Hernández Cruz.

<i>Étude No. 1 Analise</i>, 1945-1965, by Pierre Daura (Spanish, 1896 - 1976); Oil on canvas; 30 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Étude No. 1 Analise, 1945-1965, by Pierre Daura (Spanish, 1896 - 1976); Oil on canvas; 30 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

<i>Untitled</i>, ca. 1955, Victor Manuel (Cuban, 1897 - 1969); Ink on paper; 30 1/8 x 24 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. Gift of Martha Frayde Barraque Collection of Hispanic Art and Culture.

Untitled, ca. 1955, Victor Manuel (Cuban, 1897 - 1969); Ink on paper; 30 1/8 x 24 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. Gift of Martha Frayde Barraque Collection of Hispanic Art and Culture.

<i>La vida no es bella, Región Ixtlera del Norte de México (Life Isn't Beautiful, Ixtlera Region, Northern Mexico)</i>, 1965, by Rodrigo Moya (Columbian, b. 1934); Gelatin silver print; 24 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1965 Rodrigo Moya.

La vida no es bella, Región Ixtlera del Norte de México (Life Isn't Beautiful, Ixtlera Region, Northern Mexico), 1965, by Rodrigo Moya (Columbian, b. 1934); Gelatin silver print; 24 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. © 1965 Rodrigo Moya.

<i>Untitled</i>, ca. 1945, José Mijares (Cuban, 1921 - 2004); Oil on wood; 10 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Untitled, ca. 1945, José Mijares (Cuban, 1921 - 2004); Oil on wood; 10 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches. Courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

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