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 #80564
This volume is partly focused on the artistic changes in the 1970s during the second and third periods of president Joaquín Balaguer repressive politics, while highlighting the main collective art events that included the official biennales, the Expo-Nueva Imagen, the children's painting festivals, the foundation of the Colegio de Artistas Plásticos (CODAD) and the construcción of the Plaza de la Cultura Juan Pablo Duarte, and the Galería de Arte Moderno with abundant texts by art critic Manuel Valldeperes, (d. 1970) on the new names that defined the 1970s generation of artists like: Dionisio Blanco, Ureña Rib, Myrna Guerrero and Said Musa. 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.