Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language

Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language

Curated by Beverly Adams and Florencia Bazzano-Nelson

Blanton Museum of Art Austin, Texas, USA 02/17/2019 – 05/26/2019

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents Words/Matter: Latin American Art and Language at the Blanton, an exhibition that examines how modern and contemporary Latin American and Latinx visual artists have engaged written language to make personal, political, and poetic statements. Words/Matter is drawn primarily from the Blanton’s extensive collection of

Alejandro Diaz, Unknown Artist at Unheard of Prices!, 2012. Acrylic paint on cast resin, 13 x 18 3/4 in., Collection of Alejandro Diaz. Photo courtesy of Alejandro Diaz Antonio Caro, Colombia Coca-Cola, 2010. Enamel on tin, 27 1/2 x 39 3/8 in., Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Susman Collection, 2014