224 pages | 24 Color Illus. | 60 B/W Illus.
This book focuses on the life and artistic activities of Emilio Sanchez (1921-1999) in New York, and Latin America in the 1940s and 1950s.
More specifically, the book will consider Sanchez in the wider context of mid-century Cuban artists, and cross-cultural exchange between New York, Cuba, and the Caribbean. The book includes a foreword by Dr. Ann Koll, former Executive Director/Curator of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation, and an introduction by Dr. Nathan Timpano, University of Miami Department of Art and Art History.
This book will be of interest to scholars in modern art, Caribbean studies, architectural history, and Latin American and Hispanic studies.
Foreword [Dr. Ann Koll] Introduction – Situating Emilio Sanchez within Cuban Modernism [Dr. Nathan Timpano] 1. Innocence and Cruelty 2. A Little Bit Drunk with Color 3. Serendipity and Intrigue 4. A Terrible Cuban 5. Mexican Odyssey 6. Tropicality, Travel, and Acclaim 7. Cuba Upside Down
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