2017 is proving to be a banner year for major Latino art shows, with many of America’s top museums hosting important and innovative exhibitions. Spanning a broad spectrum of styles, mediums, eras and regions — from 18th century Mexican painting to 21st century Chilean sculpture — these 14 shows taking place throughout the year highlight the constant evolution and incredibly rich diversity of Latino art.
Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time
LACMA, Los Angeles
Through May 7, 2017
Both bigger-than-life personalities and arguably the most prominent artists of their respective countries in the early to mid 20th century, Spain’s Pablo Picasso and Mexico’s Diego Rivera each tapped into ancient traditions to help create modernism. This exhibition of 150 paintings, etchings and watercolors shows both the thread running between the two artists as well as the connections each had with objects from the deep past.
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