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ARTH 157: Intro to Latin American Art and Visual Culture  

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Latin American Art

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José Clemente Orozco: The Trench (1926), fresco, Escuela Nacional Preparatoria, Mexico City; © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SOMAAP, Mexico City, photo credit: Schalkwijk/Art Resource, NY


What is in this guide?

This page provides links to important resources selected for students taking ARTH 157 and those interested in the topic of Latin American art and visual culture. We've included resources that may include primary source material related to the works you are researching.

Featured Resources

Off-campus access is limited to UNC faculty, students, and staff, unless otherwise noted.

  • Art & Architecture Complete
    Provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals on art, architecture, design, and visual culture.
    An archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines, international and foreign areas studies, and many of the sciences.
  • Iconography, Mythology, Symbolism (guide)
    A guide to resources that explain the iconography, mythology, and symbolism in works of art.
  • Heilbrunn Timeline of Art
    Compiled by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's curatorial, conservation, and education staff, covers pre-history to the present day. Contents arranged chronologically, geographically, and thematically.
  • The New Catholic Encyclopedia
    The online version of a major older work, originally published in 1917, and one of the first major encyclopedias to be devoted to Catholicism.

Evaluating Sources

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