Topic Descriptor: ethnic groups×
  • El arte de la cerámica amazónica
    Gallagher de Parks, Mercedes, 1883-
    In this article, the essayist and art critic Mercedes Gallagher de Parks discusses the pottery produced in the Amazon region of Peru, noting the wide variety of pieces and their surprising aesthetic. Very little is known about this pottery other than [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1141148

  • Arte índia
    Ribeiro, Darcy
    This essay by the anthropologist Darcy Ribeiro was published in the História geral da arte no Brasil. The essay includes the following subjects: 1. Introductions: The Indians. Art genres (art on stone, weavings, fabrics, ceramics, and music). [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110737

  • Luz de máscaras : América del Sur
    Lévi-Strauss, Claude
    Anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss provides a descriptive analysis of the origin, meaning, and function of masks for some South American indigenous groups. His argument revolves around the Amazon River region and other locations in South America; it [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100172

  • A propósito da política cultural do Brasil na América
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    Gilberto Freyre’s essay highlights the importance of research into the origins of Brazilian culture and the Brazilian people, as well as their “interpersonal” and interregional relationships, noting that those who interpreted that data were [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807856

  • Art in Latin America : permanencia de lo pintoresco
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    Aracy Amaral discusses the different approaches taken by curators of exhibitions of Latin American art in Europe and North America. She analyzes the various reviews published in the British press on the occasion of the Art in Latin America exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807837

  • A América Latina existe?
    Ribeiro, Darcy
    Darcy Ribeiro stresses the existence of a geographical, continental Latin America that has not yet become a political or linguistic unit. According to the author, the countries in the region do not live together as a single body; they “coexist” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807738

  • The iconography of chicano self-determination: race, ethnicity, and class
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    In this essay, Shifra M. Goldman discusses Chicano art in the United States from a social art historical perspective. According to her the first phase of the Chicano art movement (1965–1980s) was characterized by a quest for self-identity, which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795823

  • Brasil na América Latina : uma pluralidade de culturas
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    Aracy Amaral comments in this essay on the term “Latin American” as an aesthetic category, which would suggest being identified as something different and also the need to search for universal values. This would be one of the paths: the denial of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776834