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Ultrabaroque

Ultrabaroque: Aspects of Post-Latin American Art

Formerly On view at MCASD

September 23, 2000 to January 7, 2000

Based on a reevaluation of the baroque and its use as an important cultural metaphor in contemporary art, the exhibition explored the influence and impact of the baroque, as a style and period, and the after-math and legacy of the colonization of the Americas. A sample of the group of international artists in the exhibition: Miguel Calderon, Maria Fernanda Cardosa, Rochelle Costi, Arthur Duclos, Lia Menna Barreto, Ruben Ortiz Torres, Meyer Vaisman, and Adriana Varejao. Co-curated by MCASD Senior Curator Elizabeth Armstrong and independent curator Victor Zamudio-Taylor. Exhibition traveled to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, the Miami Art Museum, and the Walker Art Center. Fully-illustrated catalogue produced.

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