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Art and Artists - Latin America and Caribbean -

Related categories: World - Latin America & Caribbean / Arts & Creativity /
Related booklists: Art History, Artist's Lives, Art and Artists - Worldwide,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera
    Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo - by Hayden Herrera

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526605313 | ISBN 10: 1526605317

    Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico City, she grew up during the turbulent days of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the victim of an accident that left h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secrets of Spinning, Weaving and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez
    Secrets of Spinning, Weaving and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands - by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez

    £20.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780998452357 | ISBN 10: 0998452351

    Ten years after the publication of her seminal book Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands, twenty years after founding the iconic Center for Tradition Textiles of Cusco, Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez provides an inspirational new view into the world of Andea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life Portraits: Frida Kahlo by Zena Alkayat, illustrated by Nina Cosford
    Life Portraits: Frida Kahlo - by Zena Alkayat, illustrated by Nina Cosford

    £12.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780711237162 | ISBN 10: 0711237166

    This beautifully illustrated biography follows Frida Kahlo's exceptional life and work, and celebrates the Mexican icon's immense legacy.  From a young age, Kahlo forged her own path, overcoming polio as a child, and stoically battling the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day of the Dead: Art, Inspiration & Counter Culture by Russ Thorne
    The Day of the Dead: Art, Inspiration & Counter Culture - by Russ Thorne

    £20.00   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783616091 | ISBN 10: 1783616091

    The Day of the Dead is a festival of culture and youth, a feast of the senses and celebration of life in death. Originating in Mexico and the Latin American countries it began as a way of remembering departed relatives, as a means of embracing rather ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Street Artists of Latin America: Art Without Fear by Rachel Cassandra & Lauren Gucik
    Women Street Artists of Latin America: Art Without Fear - by Rachel Cassandra & Lauren Gucik

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781933149912 | ISBN 10: 1933149914

    In this groundbreaking, in-depth look at a rarely explored perspective of street art, more than twenty female artists from seven nations in Latin America discuss themes of social justice, artist process, community, visibility, feminism, and more. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Defend the Revolution is to Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt
    To Defend the Revolution is to Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution - by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629631042 | ISBN 10: 1629631043

    Grounded in painstaking research, To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture revisits the circumstances which led to the arts being embraced at the heart of the Cuban Revolution. Introducing the main protagonists to the debate, this previously unt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida Kahlo: The Artist in the Blue House by Magdalena Holzhey
    Frida Kahlo: The Artist in the Blue House - by Magdalena Holzhey

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9783791372297 | ISBN 10: 3791372297

    Parrots, trees, deer, family members, friends, flowers, the sun and the moon-Frida Kahlo's use of symbolism and colour wonderfully lends itself to teaching children about the artistic process. Through illustrations of her work and photographs of Kahl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by Sandra Egnolff and Isabel Alcntara
    Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera - by Sandra Egnolff and Isabel Alcntara

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9783791346151 | ISBN 10: 3791346156

    Now available again, this bestselling book reveals the story of two creative geniuses, their important contributions to twentieth-century art, and their tumultuous romance.   This captivating book delves into the forces that shaped Frida K ... more

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  • Cover image of book De: Tales - Stories from Urban Brazil by Fbio Moon and Gabriel B
    De: Tales - Stories from Urban Brazil - by Fbio Moon and Gabriel B

    £14.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781595825575 | ISBN 10: 1595825576

    From the company that introduced American audiences to Brazilian twins Fbio Moon and Gabriel B (Daytripper, Pixu) comes a new hardcover edition of Dark Horse's out-of-print De:Tales, a collection of the twins' breakthrough short stories! After ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fidel: A Graphic Novel Life of Fidel Castro by Nstor Kohan, translated by Elise Buchman, illustrated by Nahuel Scherma
    Fidel: A Graphic Novel Life of Fidel Castro - by Nstor Kohan, translated by Elise Buchman, illustrated by Nahuel Scherma

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781583227824 | ISBN 10: 1583227822

    In the United States, ninety miles from Cuban shores, many things are said about Fidel Castro: that he is a liberator, that he is a dictator. In Fidel, Nestor Kohan and Nahuel Scherma restore balance to these views, presenting one of the towering fig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Calaveras: Mexican Prints for the Day of the Dead by Redstone Press
    Calaveras: Mexican Prints for the Day of the Dead - by Redstone Press

    £9.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781870003575 | ISBN 10: 1870003578

    Calaveras (Spanish for skulls) are produced every year for the Day of the Dead a day of festivity when prints, skeletal artefacts, toys, cakes and sweets are sold and ritualistic offerings made to dead relatives.   The great Mexican printmake ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day of the Dead: Dia de los Muertas by Ward S. Albro and Denis Defibaugh
    The Day of the Dead: Dia de los Muertas - by Ward S. Albro and Denis Defibaugh

    £41.50   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780875653495 | ISBN 10: 0875653499

    The people of Oaxaca, Mexico, believe the souls of the dead, the antepasados, return every year for a twenty-four-hour visit. They are welcomed into their former homes with gaily decorated altars and offerings of food and gifts. Then they are escorte ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection by Kevin Kwan
    I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection - by Kevin Kwan

    £15.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780811860536 | ISBN 10: 0811860531

    While most think of Cuba as a mythical island of rum, rumba, and revolution, period photographs reveal a more complex place. I Was Cuba is an original look at Cuban history as seen through the Ramiro Fernandez Collectionarguably the world's leading ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead: The Day of the Dead in Mexico and Beyond by Stanley Brandes
    Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead: The Day of the Dead in Mexico and Beyond - by Stanley Brandes

    £26.50   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781405152488 | ISBN 10: 1405152486

    Each October, as the Day of the Dead draws near, Mexican markets overflow with decorated breads, fanciful paper cutouts, and whimsical toy skulls and skeletons. To honor deceased relatives, Mexicans decorate graves and erect home altars. Drawing on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Skeleton at the Feast: The Day of the Dead in Mexico by Elizabeth Carmichael and Chlo Sayer
    The Skeleton at the Feast: The Day of the Dead in Mexico - by Elizabeth Carmichael and Chlo Sayer

    £26.99   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780292776586 | ISBN 10: 0292776586

    All over Mexico, early in November, families gather to welcome the souls of the dead on their annual visit home. The smells of burning copal incense and pungent cempaschil (marigolds) mingle with the aromas of fresh bread, new clothing, sweets, and ... more

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