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Latin American Art: Background sources

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The focus of this guide is English-language or bilingual material. If you read Spanish or Portuguese, however,  it is worth running searches in those languages as well.  For instance you could search for "arte contemporáneo mexicano" as well as “Mexican contemporary art”. You can do this in Summon, OBIS (via keyword), or any other databases.

Other related research guides:

Art of Cuba and Haiti                   Art of Indigenous Americans.          Hispanic Studies

Latin America - Overviews


Peru and the Incas

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