New Art of Cuba: Revised Edition by Luis CamnitzerNew Art of Cuba: Revised Edition by Luis Camnitzer

New Art of Cuba: Revised Edition

byLuis Camnitzer

Paperback | March 1, 2003

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Starting with the groundbreaking 1981 exhibit called "Volumen I," New Art of Cuba provided the first comprehensive look at the works of the first generation of Cuban artists completely shaped by the 1959 revolution. This revised edition includes a new epilogue that discusses developments in Cuban art since the book's publication in 1994, including the exodus of artists in the early 1990s, the effects of the new dollar economy on the status of artists, and the shift away from socialist themes to more personal concerns in the artists' works. Twenty-four new color plates augment the more than 200 b&w illustrations of the original volume.

Luis Camnitzer is Professor Emeritus of Art at the State University of New York at Old Westbury and an internationally renowned artist.
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Title:New Art of Cuba: Revised EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 9 × 6.03 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 2003Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0292705174

ISBN - 13:9780292705173

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1 "Volumen I"
  • 2 Cuban Influences on the 1980s Generation
  • 3 Art within the Revolution
  • 4 Art Education in Cuba
  • 5 The Generations Following "Volumen I"
  • 6 The Individuals
  • 7 Cuban Art and Postmodernism
  • Postscript
  • Second Postscript
  • Epilogue: Luis Camnitzer with Rachel Weiss
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index