reviews

  • Jesús Ruiz Durand, Afiche de difusión de la Reforma Agraria (Promotional Posters for the Agrarian Reform), 1969–72, offset print on paper,
    383⁄4 × 275⁄8".

    “Memories of Underdevelopment”

    Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego | Downtown

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    Featuring some four hundred works of Conceptual, performance, and video art by more than sixty artists and collectives, “Memories of Underdevelopment: Art and the Decolonial Turn in Latin America, 1960–1985,” currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s downtown location, examines how late-twentieth-century artists responded to political tumult and the disintegration of the utopian promise of modernization. (The exhibition borrows its title from Cuban filmmaker Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s Memories of Underdevelopment [1968], which is set in Havana in the wake

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