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Book details
  • Genre:ART
  • SubGenre:Caribbean & Latin American
  • Language:English
  • Pages:383
  • eBook ISBN:9780990802303

Y.ES Collect Contemporary El Salvador

by Claire Breukel

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Y.ES is the first bilingual (English & Spanish) book documenting the contemporary art scene of El Salvador.
English and Spanish versions included with your purchase. Y.ES is the first book documenting the contemporary art scene of El Salvador. It features twenty-eight interviews with an extensive network of artists, curators, gallerists, museum directors, collectors and critics who contribute their perspective of art in and of El Salvador. In addition are two essays by Mario Cader-Frech and Claire Breukel. Featured interviews: Alanna Heiss, Alanna Lockward, Amy Cappellazzo, Bonnie Clearwater, Brandi Reddick, Celia Birbragher, Christy Turlington Burns, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Elvis Fuentes, Ernst Hilger, Dr. Harper Montgomery, Irvin Morazan, José Ruiz, Kency Cornejo, Marc Spiegler, Maria Bonta de la Pezuela, Mauro Herlitzka, Mayra Barraza, Patricia Gardner Amare, Ronald Moran, RETNA, Roberto Galicia, Roger Atwood, Sam Keller, Simón Vega, Tom Healy, Walterio Iraheta and Zelika Garcia. Title Y.ES Collect Contemporary El Salvador The “Y” in Y.ES references the Y-generation as the book addresses the past decade of contemporary artwork produced in, and about, El Salvador—“ES”. Publisher: The Robert S Wennett and Mario Cader-Frech Foundation Editor: Claire Breukel Co-Editor: Simón Vega Production: Mario Cader-Frech Assistant editor: Melissa Diaz Concept: Claire Breukel, Mario Cader-Frech and Simon Vega Key themes of the book to be color coded in interviews: A History of War Art Market, No Art Market The Diaspora and exchange The impact of the Internet
About the author
Claire Breukel is a South-African-born curator and writer based in New York, Miami and San Salvador where she works as the chief curator of MARTE Contemporary at the El Salvador Art Museum. She is the Editor of Y.ES Collect Contemporary El Salvador.