Latin America art. Brianna Alvarez and Natalie Villarreal period 1. ● Surrealism, an artistic movement originating in post-WW1 in Europe, strongly impacted the art of Latin America.
Brianna Alvarez and Natalie Villarreal period 1
● Surrealism, an artistic movement originating in post-WW1 in Europe, strongly impacted the art of Latin America.
●The founder of surrealism, was a French poet named Andé Breton after visiting Mexico in 1938.He proclaimed it “the surrealist country par excellence.”SURREALISM
The widely-known Mexican painter Frida Kahlo painted self portraits and depictions of traditional Mexican culture in a style combing Realism, Symbolism, and Surrealism.
Muralism is an important artistic movement generated in Latin America. It is popularly represented by the Mexican muralist movement of Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros. Some of most impressive Muralist works can be found in Mexico, Colombia, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia. Muralism is a distinctive art form that provided for political and cultural expression, often focusing on issues of social justice related to their indigenous roots.