Category Archives: indigenismo

Peruvian Civil War (1980-2000)

The nation of Peru has had a long succession of authoritarian and democratic governments despite its historical stability. An estimated 70,000 Peruvians have died in the relatively recent Civil War of 1980-2000, outnumbering the casualties of any other war in … Continue reading

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Modernization and Culture in Latin American Art History

Modernization is a process of producing culture, as is art. Culture plays a role in the production of knowledge systems, of which visual art is one aspect. Art is a product of the contemporary culture that surrounds the artist, and … Continue reading

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