Art in Latin American Architecture

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Color Illustrations
25Inca fortress. Sacsayhuaman, Peru.
28Palace of the Governor. Uxmal, Mexico.
77"Death to the Invader." Mural by David Alfaro, Siqueiros. Mexico School, Chillán, Chile.
80Project for a private garden by Burle Marx.
105"Earthquake." Mural by Nemesio Antúnez. Nilo Theater, Santiago de Chile (detail).
115"Tree of Nations." Sculpture by Mario Carreño. United Nations Building, Santiago de Chile.
118President's Palace. Brasília, Brazil.
128Mural by José Clemente Orozco.Teacher's School, Mexico City.
146Glass mosaic by Pascual Navarro; Glass mosaic by Fernand Léger, bronze by Henri Laurens. University of Caracas, Venezuela.
163Mural by Xavier Guerrero. Social Club Aguirre Cerde, Santiago de Chile.
173Stained glass by Jean Barillet. Chapel of the Gymnasio Moderno, Bogotá, Colombia.
176Azulejo by Candido Portinari. Church of St. Francis, Pampulha, Brazil.
186Stained glass by Fernand Léger. Residence of Dr. Inocente Palacio, Caracas, Venezuela.
211Fountain by Hector Almeida. Pedregal Gardens, Mexico City.
214Sculptured mosaic by Diego Rivera. Waterworks of Lerma, Mexico City.

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  • Title Page 3
  • Picture Credits 6
  • Acknowledgments 7
  • Color Illustrations 8
  • Contents 9
  • Author's Note 11
  • Preface 13
  • Foreword 14
  • Part 1 19
  • Sources of Latin American Culture 23
  • The Pre-Columbian Heritage 27
  • Colonial Art and Architecture 35
  • Modern Architecture 42
  • Contemporary Art in Latin America 52
  • Art in Modern Architecture 68
  • Part 2 107
  • Schools 129
  • Theaters, Restaurants, Clubs and Commercial Buildings 155
  • Hospitals and Religious Buildings 168
  • Hotels, Apartment Buildings and Private Houses 183
  • Monuments and Memorials 197
  • Landscape Architecture 208
  • Experimental Architecture 222
  • Bibliography 230
  • Index 231
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