Featuring nearly 100 works of Latinx and Latin-American art, the traveling show POP AMÉRICA—1965–1975—the first exhibition to present a vision of Pop on the American continent as a whole”—is now on view at the Block Museum of Art, just north of Chicago.*
The exhibition is guest curated by Duke University professor Esther Gabara.
Through December 8.
Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.
*Nasher Museum director Sarah Schroth.
Pop América, from top: Rupert García, Unfinished Man, 1968, acrylic on canvas, courtesy of the Rena Bransten Gallery, San Fransisco, photograph by John Janca; Antonio Berni, Mediodia, 1976 , acrylic and collage on canvas, collection of the Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin; Marta Minujín, Frac-asado , 1975, mixed-media dress on stand and metal crown of thorns, Estrellita B. Brodsky Collection, courtesy of Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York and Buenos Aires; Antonio Caro, Colombia Coca-Cola, 1976, enamel on sheet metal, edition 11/ 25, collection of the MIT List Visual Arts Center, courtesy of Casas Riegner, Bogota; Felipe Ehrenberg, Caja no. 25495, 1968, acrylic on wooden box with marbles, collection of the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, courtesy of Reina María de Lourdes Hernández Fuentes; Eduardo Costa, Fashion Fiction I, 1966–1970, 24-karat gold, photograph by Albano Garcia; Eduardo Costa, Fashion Fiction I, Vogue, February 1, 1968, modeled by Marisa Berenson, photograph by Richard Avedon, © the Richard Avedon Foundation; Marisol Escobar, Mi mamá y yo, 1968, steel and aluminum, collection of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, © 2018 Estate of Marisol, licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Robert Indiana, Study for Viva HemisFair poster, 1967, collage and graphite on board, collection of the Tobin Theatre Arts Fund, San Antonio, courtesy of the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, © 2018 Morgan Art Foundation Ltd., licensed by ARS; Rubens Gerchman, Tropicália ou panis et circencis, 1968, Philips album cover, collection of Marcelo Noah and Marina Bedran, © Rubens Gerchman Institute, Rio de Janeiro, image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, photograph by Peter Paul Geoffrion; Raúl Martínez, El vaquero, circa 1969, acrylic on black-and-white photograph, Shelley and Donald Rubin Private Collection, image courtesy of the Raúl Martínez Estate, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba, and Corina Matamoros; Hugo Rivera-Scott, Pop América, 1968, collage on cardboard, photograph by Jorge Brantmayer. Images courtesy and © the artists, the photographers, the McNay Art Museum, the Nasher Museum, and the Block Museum.