Art in the Americas

Ronny Quevedo, los desaparecidos (the arbiter of time), 2018. Wax, pattern paper and gold leaf on muslin; 50 x 62 in. Denver Art Museum, purchased with generous funds from the Marion G. Hendrie Fund, Ralph L. & Florence R. Burgess Trust, and Alianza de las Artes Americanas in honor of Ruth Tomlingson, 2019.85. © Ronny Quevedo.

Pedro Antonio Gualdi, The Cathedral of Mexico City. 1850, Mexico. Oil paint on canvas; 31.875 x 42 x 2.625 in. Denver Art Museum, Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 2013.335.

Alexander Apóstol, FPI Fuerza Popular Independiente, 2018. Inkjet print. Denver Art Museum: Funds from Ethel Sayre Berger by exchange, 2019.339 © Alexander Apóstol.

Ana Mendieta, Volcán, 1979. Single-channel video. 3 min. 56 sec. Denver Art Museum: Purchased with funds from DAM Contemporaries, the Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust, and Lucile and Donald Graham by exchange. © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC, still courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co.

Unknown Artist, (Aztec), Chicomecóatl (Maize Goddess), A.D. 1400-1519. Central Mexico. Volcanic Stone; 17.25 x 9.125 x 3 in. Denver Art Museum, museum purchase, 1957.31.

Unknown Artist (Chimú), Double-walled Beaker with Mythological Scene, about A.D. 800 -1470. Lambayeque region, Peru. Hammered silver; 6 x 5-1/2 x 4-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum, Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 1969.302.

Unknown Artist (Chimú), Tasseled Tunic, AD 900 -1400, Peru. Knotted network and tapestry with applied tassels, cotton, and camelid fiber; 21 x 53 x 2-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum Neusteter Textile Collection, Gift In Memory of Richard Levine, 2011.358.

Unknown Artist (Bolivia), Platter, 1725-1750. Silver; 3 x 13.75 x 21 in. Denver Art Museum, Gift of the Robert Appleman family, 1986.456.

Clarissa Tossin, Encontro das Águas (Meeting of Waters), 2016-18. Woven archival inkjet print on vinyl, terra-cotta objects, fishnet, thread, woven indigenous baskets and backpack made out of delivery boxes; 4-1/2 x 50 ft. Installation View: Blanton Museum of Art, UT Austin; Courtesy of the artist, Luisa Strina Gallery and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles.

Jorge Pineda, Afro: Charlie, Dominican Republic, 2009. Installation, figure of a life-size teenager carved in polychrome cedar wood, skateboard and graphite on the wall; 63 x 17-3/10 x 9-1/2 in. Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. © Jorge Pineda. Photo © Mariano Hernández.

Darío Escobar (Guatemala), Untitled, 2000/2007. Silver and tin embossed on wood and plastic. 5 x 8 x 31 in. Collection Pérez Art Museum Miami: Museum purchase with funds provided by PAMM's Collectors Council. © Studio Darío Escobar, Guatemala City. ©

Chilean abstract painting

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ReVision: A New Look at Art in the Americas considers what makes the Americas the Americas. With essays by leading scholars of Latin American art history, the lavishly illustrated publication explores the ways in which the past continues to exert an influence on communities throughout the region.

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ReVisión: Art in the Americas is organized by the Denver Art Museum. It is presented with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, Kathie and Keith Finger, donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine and CBS4.