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dc.contributor.advisorFlaherty, George F., 1978-en
dc.creatorDetchon, Julia Watten
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-08T16:16:07Z
dc.date.available2016-08-08T16:16:07Z
dc.date.issued2016-05
dc.date.submittedMay 2016
dc.identifierdoi:10.15781/T2BV79V87en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/39339en
dc.description.abstractIn 1977, a group exhibition of the Argentine Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAYC), won the Itamaraty Grand Prize at the XIV São Paulo Bienal, the first given to a Latin American entry in the Bienal’s 27-year history. Though the group had refused to participate in prior years, the Bienal’s organizing body had this time solicited its participation with the objective of “securing a more prominent presence of Latin America through [CAYC’s] participation in the São Paulo Bienal.” The award was controversial, sparking allegations of government cooperation and the withdrawal of works by some artists. It also reveals much about the politics of production, circulation, and display at this under-examined moment in Latin America. As a peak of international recognition for a group that had, since its formation, explicitly aimed to insert its work (and that of its “region”) into global circuits, CAYC’s exhibition at the São Paulo Bienal illuminates both the history of a group that is often overlooked and its important relationship to narratives of Latin American conceptual art. So what was the Centro de Arte y Comunicación, and why was its presence so critical to the success of the XIV São Paulo Bienal? This project focuses on CAYC’s exhibition at the XIV São Paulo Bienal as a lens through which to examine the group’s fundamental role in the development of a “Latin American” brand of conceptual art and its absorption into international narratives of display and criticism. By historicizing CAYC’s role as an institutional space for conceptual practices in the 1970s, I hope to draw larger conclusions about its important role in the construction of an international narrative about the development of Conceptualism and/in Latin American art history.en
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dc.subjectCentro de Arte y Comunicaciónen
dc.subjectCAYCen
dc.subjectSão Paulo Bienalen
dc.subjectJorge Glusbergen
dc.titleLatin American conceptualism and the problem of ideology : the Centro de Arte y Comunicación at the São Paulo Bienal, 1977en
dc.typeThesisen
dc.date.updated2016-08-08T16:16:07Z
dc.contributor.committeeMemberReynolds, Annen
dc.description.departmentArt Historyen
thesis.degree.departmentArt Historyen
thesis.degree.disciplineArt historyen
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Texas at Austinen
thesis.degree.levelMastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen
dc.creator.orcid0000-0002-9772-0738en
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