Intersecting modernities Latin American art from the Brillembourg Capriles collection by Mari Carmen RamГ­rez

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Statementedited by Mari Carmen Ramírez ; contributions by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill ... [et. al]
ContributionsMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston
LC ClassificationsN6502.5 .I59 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27154689M
ISBN 100300196458
ISBN 109780300196450
LC Control Number2013005167

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Prior to joining UH, Dr. Gaztambide served as associate director of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the Museum of Fine [ ].

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