BEYOND THE FANTASTIC
Contemporary art criticism from Latin America

MIT Press, 1996

Editor: Gerardo Mosquera

CONTINENTAL DIVISIONS
Nestor Garcia Canclini Modernity after Postmodernity
Andrea Giunta Strategies of Modernity in Latin America Mario de Andrade / Wifredo Lam / Manifesto Antropofago / Joaquin Torres-Garcia
Paulo Herkenhoff The Void and the Dialogue in the Western Hemisphere Helio Oiticica / Cildo Meireles
'OTHER' MODERNITIES
Mirko Lauer Populist Ideology and Indigenism: A Critique
Ticio Escobar Issues in Popular Art
Pierre E Bocquet The Visual Arts and Creolite
Gerardo Mosquera Modernism from Afro-America: Wilfredo Lam
FEMINISM AND PERIPHERY
Nelly Richard Chile, Women and Dissidence
Nelly Richard Women's Art Practices and the Critique of Signs Diamela Eitit / Virginia Errazuriz / Catalina Parra / Lotty Rosenfeld /
CONTEXTUALIZING MULTICULTURALISM
Luis Camnitzer Wonder Bread and Spanglish Art
Tomas Ybarra-Frausto The Chicano Movement / The Movement of Chicano Art  
Guillermo Gomez-Pena The Multicultural Paradigm: An Open Letter to the National Arts Community  
George Yudice Transnational Cultural Brokering of Art  
     
  OUT OF THE MAINSTREAM  
Luis Camnitzer Access to the Mainstream  
Carolina Ponce de Leon Random Trails for the Noble Savage  
Mari Carmen Ramirez Beyond 'the Fantastic': Framing Identity in US Exhibitions of Latin American Art  
Monica Amor Cartographies: Exploring the Limitations of a Curatorial Paradigm  
     
  REALIGNMENTS OF CULTURAL POWER  
Nelly Richard Postmodern Decentrednesses and Cultural Periphery: The Disalignments and Realignments of Cultural Power  
Celeste Olalquiaga Holy Kitschen: Collecting Religious Junk from the Street  
Gabriel Peluffo Linari Crisis of an Inventory  
Gustavo Buntinx The Power and the Illusion: Aura, Lost and Restored in the 'Peruvian Weimar Republic' (1980-1992)  
Mirko Lauer Notes on the Visual Arts, Identity and Poverty in the Third World  
     
ARTIST IMAGES    
Tarsila do Amaral    
Jose Bedia    
Maria Fernanda Cardoso    
Antonio Caro    
Eugenio Dittborn    
Juan Downey    
Audrey Flack    
Guillermo Gomez-Pena     
Huayco EPS     
Alfredo Jaar    
Frida Kahlo    
Yolanda Lopez    
Liliana Porter    
Juan Sanchez    
Tunga    
Nahum B Zenil