Archives: 2015: Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States
Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States
Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph
24 September - 20 December 2015
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117, USA

Developed by the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami (FL), this exhibition includes paintings, sculpture, works on paper and photography, many of them exhibited for the first time outside of the Lowe. More than 70 works by over 60 artists from 12 countries highlight artistic exchanges between 1919 and 1979, revealing modernism to have been an international phenomenon across the Americas. "Pan American Modernism" demonstrates that Caribbean, Central, and South American artists were important contributors to the experimental and innovative nature of modernism.

Among the masters whose works are featured are Eduardo Abela, Wifredo Lam, Man Ray, Diego Rivera, Joaquín Torres-García, Adolph Gottlieb, Jacob Lawrence, Hans Hofmann, Knox Martin, Lee Krasner, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Matta, Romare Bearden, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Luis Cuevas, Rufino Tamayo, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Man Ray, Robert Motherwell, Olga Albizu, Luis Hernández Cruz, Fernando Botero, Enrique Castro-Cid, Joaquín Torres-García, Richard J. Anuszkiewicz, Kenneth Noland, Frank Stella, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Pierre Daura, and Jesús Rafael Soto, among others.

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Physichromie 577, 1972, 70 x70 cm. Lowe Art Museum Collection.

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