20th-Century Latin American Art Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment, General, H-town

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is currently exhibiting a wonderful collection of 20th-century Latin American Art. “Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from The Brillembourg Capriles Collection” is on view until September 2, 2013. The exhibit includes works by Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Diego Rivera, and Joaquín Torres-García. For many, Diego Rivera may be the most recognized name (see image above), but all the works in the  exhibit are exceptional and worth a visit.

For more about the Museum’s Latin American Art Department and International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), click here.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is located at 1001 Bissonnet, Houston TX 77005, 713-639-7300.

Entrance to this exhibition is included with your Museum admissionMFAH Members receive free general admission.

 

David Alfaro Siqueiros, El reto (The Challenge), 1954, pyroxylin on Masonite, The Brillembourg Capriles Collection of Latin American Art. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City
David Alfaro Siqueiros, El reto (The Challenge), 1954, pyroxylin on Masonite, The Brillembourg Capriles Collection of Latin American Art. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City
Wifredo Lam, Personaje con sombrero (Personage with Hat), c. 1942, gouache on paper, The Brillembourg Capriles Collection of Latin American Art. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Wifredo Lam, Personaje con sombrero (Personage with Hat), c. 1942, gouache on paper, The Brillembourg Capriles Collection of Latin American Art. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

 

— Written by Sandra Fernandez

Notes:

  • Image featured at the top of this article is credited as follows:
    Diego Rivera, Naturaleza muerta con limones (Still Life with Lemons), 1916, oil on canvas, The Brillembourg Capriles Collection of Latin American Art. © 2013 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Images courtesy of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
  • Houstonia Magazine has a great article on this exhibit you might want to check out: “Collecting Latin America
  • We do our best to ensure all event information is accurate and up-to-date. However, it’s a good idea to visit the website listed or contact the organization or venue to verify event details.

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