A Tale of Two Worlds

Experimental Latin American Art 1940–1980

Art and culture in dialogue: In a large exhibition in cooperation with the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, the MMK Frankfurt am Main is dedicating itself to the interwoven perspectives of two continents and cultures. The exhibition examines commonalities, differences, and intellectual links between artists from different parts of the world as well as the challenges that cultural exchange brings along with it through juxtaposing above all the European-North American canon and Latin America experimental art. The accompanying publication presents new and surprising relationships between cultures in fascinating essays by renowned authors.


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A Tale of Two Worlds

January 2018

ISBN 978-3-7356-4027-7 (D/Engl.), 978-3-7356-4028-4 (Span./Engl.)

24,00 × 30,00 cm

496 pages

242 colored and 68 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound

Languages: German, English, Spanish

Victoria Eugenia Noorthoorn, Javier Villa, Peter Gorschlüter, Klaus Görner

Text by
Alejandra Aguado, Gonzalo Aguilar, Luca Massimo Barbero, Marcos Cabobianco, Louis Camnitzer, Mauricio Corbalán, Martin Engler, Carlos Gamerro, María Amalia García, Klaus Görner, Mario Kramer, Tobias Maier, Abaseh Mirvali, Haper Montgomery, Santiago García Navarro, Victoria Eugenia Noorthoorn, Bernardo Ortiz, Marcelo Pacheco, Florencia Qualina, Ana María Reyes, Silviano Santiago, Eva Schmidt, Dirk Snauwaert, Katrin Thomschke, Javier Villa

Design by
N O C. Sarah Nöllenheidt, Berlin

A Tale of Two Worlds. Experimental Latin American Art in Dialogue with the MMk Collection 1940s-1980s , 25.11.2017 -2.4.2018, MMK Museum for Moder Art, Frankfurt 7.6.2018 – 14.10.2018, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentinien