Art of Latin America 1981-2000
German Rubiano Caballero
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This book complements Art of Latin America, 1900-1980 by Marta Traba. In this volume, Colombian historian Germán Rubiano Caballero provides an overview of the arts of Latin America during the last two decades of the twentieth century. He discusses the main exhibitions, trends, influences, artists, and theorists of the period. Illustrated with 40 full-color reproductions, this companion volume has been written with the rigor and methodology of the historian, completing the vision of one of the most important art critics of Latin America.
A graduate in Philosophy and Letters from the National University of Colombia, Germán Rubiano Caballero studied art history in 1968-1969 at the Courtauld Institute of the University of London. From 1961 to 1994, he was a professor in the Department of Humanities and the Department of Art at the National University in Santafé de Bogotá. He was named Professor Emeritus upon his retirement, and currently holds the position of Special Professor in the same university. He has authored or co-authored 12 books, among them Escultura colombiana del siglo XX (1983) and El dibujo en Colombia (1997), and many articles. He has also served on the admissions and certification panel for national and international exhibitions, and as curator for shows and retrospectives. Germán Rubiano Caballero lives in Santafé de Bogotá.
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