Santiago de los Caballeros, República Dominicana: Grupo León Jimenes, 2005. color and b/w plates, facs., cat., bibl., indices., heavy color pict. d.j. over pict. wrps. Item #80563
Volume 5 covers the artistic production in the Dominican Republic from the 1960s to the mid-1970s. Art and social commitment where closely related to the development of art groups like: Arte y Liberación, El Puño, La Isla, La Máscara, La Antorcha, Los Tres and the Friordano, the artists' active militancy that included: Cándido Bidó, Leopoldo Pérez (Lepe), Elsa Núñez, Celeste Woss, Yoryi Morel, Darío Suro, Domingo Liz, Marianela Jiménez, Guillo Pérez, Daniel Henríquez, Orlando Menicucci, Alberto Bass, Rosa Tavárez, Freddy Javier, Alberto Ulloa and many others. The volume also covers the phenomena of art patronage, both governmental and private, the various painting competitions and includes detailed data on the creation of art schools of various cities: Santo Domingo, San Pedro de Macorís, La Vega, Santiago, Puerto Plata and Moca. ESSENTIAL REFERENCE of series consisting of 8 encyclopedic volumes covering in detail the aesthetic, historical and social aspects of art in the Dominican Republic. Subscriptions available for future volumes.