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Latin American Art is Booming
From the Pinta art show to big upcoming auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's and groundbreaking new exhibitions Lacma and MoMa, Latin American art is hot. 
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Diego Rivera, Indian Warrior, 1931 is included in the MoMa's upcoming show  re-uniting the murals that Diego Rivera painted in 1931, along with other works from that era, on themes of Mexican history and social injustice.

( 2011 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York)

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The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a groundbreaking exhibition focusing on the great capitals of Tenochtitlan and Cuzco, “Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World,” which uses a stunning array of paintings, sculptures, feather collages, textiles, queros (Andean drinking vessels), and more to look at how indigenous people made art, appeared in it, transformed Christian imagery to reflect their own traditions, and claimed miracle-working images like the Virgin of Guadalupe.

(Courtesy LACMA - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

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Folding Screen with Indian Wedding and Head-Flying Pole is part of The Los Angeles County Museum of Art's groundbreaking exhibition focusing on the great capitals of Tenochtitlan and Cuzco, “Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World,” which uses a stunning array of paintings, sculptures, feather collages, textiles, queros (Andean drinking vessels), and more to look at how indigenous people made art, appeared in it, transformed Christian imagery to reflect their own traditions, and claimed miracle-working images like the Virgin of Guadalupe.

(Courtesy LACMA)

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Rufino Tamayo's Watermelon Slices, consigned by The Museum of Modern Art, is one of the highlights of Sotheby's upcoming auction.

(Courtesy Sotheby's)

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Alfredo Ramos Martí­nez's La India Del Lago is one of the highlights of Sotheby's upcoming auction.

(Courtesy of Sotheby's)

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Wilfredo Lam's Bonjour Monsieur Lam (Au Commencement De La Nuit) is one of the highlights of Sotheby's upcoming auction.

(Courtesy of Sotheby's)

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Fernando Botero's Dancers are a highlight of Christie's upcoming auction.
(Courtesy of Christie's)

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Emiliano di Cavalcanti''s O Homem a e maquina is highlight of Christie's upcoming auction.

(Courtesy of Christie's)

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One of the highlights of Pinta is Lygia Pape. Divisor, 1968. Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, 80s. Projeto Lygia Pape and Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisboa, Portugal. 

(Courtesy Pinta)

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One of the highlights of Pinta is Cristina Colichon's "Tejiendome", courtesy of Galeria Forum, Lima, Peru.

(Courtesy Pinta)

Latin American Art is Booming

From the Pinta art show to big upcoming auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's and groundbreaking new exhibitions Lacma and MoMa, Latin American art is hot. 

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