Mexico’s Radical Women Artists

The Hammer Museum’s new exhibit Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 is part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time LA/LA initiative, promising a fall full of exhibitions and happenings examining “Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles.”

Recently the Los Angeles Times focused on a handful of these radical women included in the Hammer’s show, focusing specifically on those from Mexico. In 2007, Edward J. McCaughan wrote about many of these artists, exploring the social justice and art activism component central to their work in his article “Navigating the Labyrinth of Silence: Feminist Artists in Mexico.”

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