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150 Latin American Artworks Displayed at Hunter College

November 05, 2015

UPPER EAST SIDE — More than 150 works of art featuring Latin American landscapes, from sweeping views of a valley in Brazil to a delicate watercolor of mountains in Venezuela, are on display for the first time in a joint exhibit at the Hunter College and the Americas Society art galleries.

Hunter College students played a key role in putting the exhibition, called "Boundless Reality: Traveler Artists' Landscapes of Latin America," together by researching its artists over a period of two years in conjunction with scholars at the Americas Society.

The large collection is composed of drawings, paintings and photographs done by both Latin American and European artists, who traveled the Latin American terrain during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, many created after independence from Spain was won in the early to mid-1800s.

Each piece gives the artist's take on the beauty and lifestyles found in Mexico, Central America and South America during those times....

Read the full art review here.