Afro-LA/Latinx Resources

As part of our initiative to uplift scholarship on Afro-Latin American art history, the Association for Latin American Art has put together a bibliography of resources for research and teaching. This document contains an array of art historical resources related to the African diaspora in Latin America, from the colonial to contemporary periods. While not exhaustive, we made an effort to include as many works as possible to showcase the growing body of scholarship in this field. Whenever possible, we linked each entry to its respective PDF if available online; for other entries that are not open access or fully digitized, we included a link to Google Books for partial preview. We hope that this resource will be of use to students and educators. If there is a resource you would like to see included or corrected, please click on the link here to submit. 

You can also access the list in Google Doc form at this link.

Compiled and edited by Abigail Lapin Dardashti, Elena FitzPatrick Sifford, Gillian Sneed, Tashima Thomas, Natalia Vargas Marquez, and Lesley Wolff, and Ananda Cohen-Aponte

 

General/Surveys

Aguilar, Nelson, Emanoel Araújo, and Maria Lucia Montes. Mostra do redescobrimento:

Negro de corpo e alma. São Paulo: Fundação Bienal de São Paulo and Associação Brasil 500

Anos Artes Visuais, 2000. Exhibition catalogue.

Andrews, George Reid. Afro-Latin America, 1800–2000. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 

Araújo, Emanoel, ed. A mão afro-brasileira: significado da contribuição artística e histórica.

São Paulo: Impresa Oficial do Estado de São Paulo: Museu Afro Brasil, 2010.

Basilio, Miriam. Latin American & Caribbean Art: MoMA at El Museo. New York: El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of Modern Art/Distributed by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 2004.

Bindman, ‎David, Henry Louis Gates, and ‎Karen C. C. Dalton. The Image of the Black in Western Art. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in collaboration with the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research and the Menil Collection, 2010–2014. 

Braham, Persephone, ed. African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2016.

Conduru, Roberto. Arte afro-brasileira: orientações pedagógicas. Belo Horizonte: Ed. C/Arte, 2007.

Conduru, Roberto. Pérolas negras, primeiros fios: experiências artísticas e culturais nos fluxos entre África e Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: UdUERJ, 2013. 

Cullen, Deborah, and Elvis Fuentes, eds. Caribbean: Art at the Crossroads of the World. New York and New Haven: El Museo del Barrio and Yale University Press, 2012. Link to brochure here

Fuente, Alejandro de la. “Afro-Latin American Art.” In Afro-Latin American Studies: An Introduction, edited by Alejandro de la Fuente and George Reid Andrews, 348–405. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Fuente, Alejandro de la, ed. The Image of the Black in Latin American and Caribbean Art. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, forthcoming.

González, Anita. Afro-Mexico: Dancing between Myth and Reality. Austin: University Of Texas Press, 2012.

Lamborghini, Eva, María de Lourdes Ghidoli, and Juan Francisco Martínez Peria, eds. Estudios Afrolatinoamericanos 4: Actas de las Sextas Jornadas del GEALA. Buenos Aires: Ediciones del CCC Centro Cultural de la Cooperación Floreal Gorini, 2019.

Lindsay, Arturo. Santería Aesthetics in Contemporary Latin American Art. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996.

Mosquera, Gerardo. “Africa in the Art of Latin America.” Art Journal 51, no. 4 (1992): 30–38.

Ossa, Luisa Marcela and Debbie Lee-DiStefano, eds. Afro-Asian Connections In Latin America And The Caribbean. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2019.

Román, Miriam Jiménez, and Juan Flores, eds. The Afro-Latin@ Reader: History and Culture in the United States. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010.

Segato, Rita Laura. La crítica de la colonialidad en ocho ensayos. Buenos Aires: Prometeo, 2015.

Shipp, Steve. Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era: A Biographical Dictionary. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2003.

Thompson, Robert Farris. Face of the Gods: Art and Altars of Africa and the African Americas. New York: Museum of African Art, 1993.

Thompson, Robert Farris. Flash of the Spirit: African and Afro-American Art and Philosophy. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

Toledo, Tómas, and Adriano Pedrosa, eds. Histórias afro-atlânticas. Vols. 1 & 2. São Paulo: Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, MASP/Instituto Tomie Ohtake, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.

Wood, Marcus. Black Milk: Imagining Slavery In The Visual Cultures Of Brazil and America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

 

Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries

Araújo, Ana Lucia. “Gender, Sex, and Power: Images of Enslaved Women’s Bodies.” In Sex, Power and Slavery, 469–499. Columbus, OH: Ohio University Press, 2014.

Arrelucea Barrantes, Maribel, and Jesús Cosamalón Aguilar, eds. La presencia afrodescendiente en el Perú: siglos XVI-XX. Lima: Ministerio de la Cultura, 2015.

Bennett, Herman L. Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 15701640. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2003.

Black, Charlene Villaseñor. “Race and the Historiography of Colonial Art.” In Envisioning Others: Race, Color, and the Visual in Iberia and Latin America, edited by Pamela Patton, 303–322. Leiden: Brill, 2016.

Brewer-García, Larissa. “Imagined Transformations: Color, Beauty, and Black Christian Conversion in Seventeenth-Century Spanish America.” In Envisioning Others: Race, Color, and the Visual in Iberia and Latin America, edited by Pamela Patton, 111–141. Leiden: Brill, 2016.

Bristol, Joan Cameron. Christians, Blasphemers, and Witches: Afro-Mexican Ritual Practice in the Seventeenth Century. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2007.

Brown, David H. “Black Royalty: New Social Frameworks and Remodeled Iconographies in Nineteenth-Century Havana.” In Santería Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 25–61. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Buono, Amy J. “Historicity, Achronicity, and the Materiality of Cultures in Colonial Brazil.” Getty Research Journal 7 (2015): 19–34. doi: 10.1086/680732.

Burroughs, Charles. “The Plantation Landscape and its Architecture: Classicism, Representation, and Slavery.” In Buen Gusto and Classicism in the Visual Cultures of Latin America, 17801910, edited by Paul Niell and Stacie Widdifield, 114–135. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2013. 

Carrera, Magali M. Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage, and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2003.

Carrera, Magali M. “Locating Race in Late Colonial Mexico.” Art Journal 57, no. 3 (1998): 36–45. doi: 10.2307/777968.

Carvalho, Anna Maria Fausto Monteiro de. Mestre Valentim. São Paulo: Cosac & Naify, 1999.

Castillo Palma, Norma Angélica, and Susan Kellogg. “Conflict and Cohabitation Between Afro-Mexicans and Nahuas in Central Mexico.” In Beyond Black and Red: African-Native Relations in Colonial Latin America, edited by Matthew Restall, 115136. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2005.

Copeland, Huey, and Krista Thompson. “Perpetual Returns: New World Slavery and the Matter of the Visual.” Representations 113, no. 1 (2011): 115. doi: 10.1525/rep.2011.113.1.1.

Cuevas Perez, Jaime, and Milencka Vidal Consiglieri. Catastro y visualidad de Afromestizos en Chile: Colección del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Santiago, Chile: RiL editores, 2019.

Cummins, Tom. “Three Gentlemen from Esmeraldas: A Portrait Fit for a King.” In Slave Portraiture in the Atlantic World, edited by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz and Angela Rosenthal, 119145. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Cussen, Celia. Black Saint of the Americas: The Life and Afterlife of Martín de Porres. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Deans-Smith, Susan. “‘Dishonor in the Hands of Indians, Spaniards, and Blacks’: The (Racial) Politics of Painting in Early Modern Mexico.” In Race and Classification: The Case of Mexican America, edited by Ilona Katzew and Susan Deans-Smith, 43–72. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009.

Díaz, María Elena. The Virgin, the King, and the Royal Slaves of El Cobre: Negotiating Freedom in Colonial Cuba, 16701780. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000.

Earle, Rebecca. “The Pleasures of Taxonomy: Casta Paintings, Classification, and Colonialism.” William and Mary Quarterly 73, no. 3 (2016): 427–466. doi: 10.5309/willmaryquar.73.3.0427.

Earle, Rebecca. “‘Two Pairs of Pink Satin Shoes!!’ Race, Clothing and Identity in the Americas (17th–19th centuries).” History Workshop Journal, no. 52 (2001): 175–195.

FitzPatrick Sifford, Elena. “Mexican Manuscripts and the First Images of Africans in the Americas.” Ethnohistory 66, no. 2 (2019): 223–248. doi: 10.1215/00141801-7298747.

Fra Molinero, Baltasar. Los mulatos de Esmeraldas (1599): afrofuturismo en el museo.” In La negritud y su poética. Prácticas artísticas y miradas críticas contemporáneas en Latinoamérica y España, edited by Andrea Díaz Mattei, 51–67. Montevideo: BMR Cultural – Sevilla, Publicaciones Enredars, 2019.

Fromont, Cécile, ed. Afro-Catholic Festivals in the Americas: Performance, Representation, and the Making of Black Atlantic Tradition. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2019.

Fromont, Cécile. “Dancing for the King of Congo from Early Modern Central Africa to Slavery-Era Brazil.” Colonial Latin American Review 22, no. 2 (2013): 184–208. doi: 10.1080/10609164.2013.808466.

González-Stephan, Beatriz. “Cuerpos in/a-propiados: carte-de-visite y las nuevas ciudadanías en la pardocracia venezolana postindependentista.” Memoria y Sociedad 17, no. 34 (2013): 14–32. 

Katzew, Ilona. Casta Painting: Images of Race in Eighteenth-Century Mexico. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004.

Katzew, Ilona and Susan Deans Smith, eds. Race and Classification: The Case of Mexican America. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009.

Katzew, Ilona. “White or Black?: Albinism and Spotted Blacks in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World.” In Envisioning Others: Race, Color, and the Visual in Iberia and Latin America, edited by Pamela A. Patton, 142–185. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2016.

Hunold Lara, Silvia. “Customs and Costumes: Carlos Julião and the Image of Black Slaves in Late Eighteenth-Century Brazil.” Slavery & Abolition 23, no. 2 (2002): 123–146. doi: 10.1080/714005235.

Hunold Lara, Silvia. “The Signs of Color: Women’s Dress and Racial Relations in Salvador and Rio de Janeiro, ca. 1750–1815.” Colonial Latin American Review 6, no. 2 (1997): 205224. doi: 10.1080/10609169708569922.

Hyman, Aaron M. “Inventing Painting: Cristóbal de Villalpando, Juan Correa, and New Spain’s Transatlantic Canon.” The Art Bulletin 99, no. 2 (2017): 102–135. doi: 10.1080/00043079.2016.1249251.

Lewis, Laura A. Hall of Mirrors: Power, Witchcraft, and Caste in Colonial Mexico. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003.

Lugo-Ortiz, Agnes. “Material Culture, Slavery, and Governability in Colonial Cuba: The Humorous Lessons of the Cigarette Marquillas.” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 21, no. 1 (2012): 61–85. doi: 10.1080/13569325.2012.661367.

Martínez, María Elena. Genealogical Fictions: Limpieza de Sangre, Religion, and Gender in Colonial Mexico. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2008.

Meléndez, Mariselle. “An Eighteenth-Century Visual Representation of the Black Population in Trujillo Del Perú: Picturing Cultural and Social Difference.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 86, nos. 7–8 (2009): 119–142. doi: 10.1080/14753821003679171.

Moran, Elizabeth. “Visions of Nineteenth-Century Cuba: Images of Blacks in the Work of Víctor Patricio Landaluze.” In Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America, edited by Kwame Dixon and John Burdick, 114–131. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2012.

Moura, Rodrigo, ed. Imagens do Aleijadinho. São Paulo: Museu de Arte de São Paulo, 2018.

Oleszkiewicz-Peralba, Małgorzata. The Black Madonna in Latin America and Europe: Tradition and Transformation. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2007.

Pavez Ojeda, Jorge. “The ‘Painting’ of Black History: The Afro-Cuban Codex of José Antonio Aponte (Havana, Cuba, 1812).” In Written Culture in a Colonial Context: Africa and the Americas, 15001900, edited by Adrien Delmas and Nigel Penn, 283–315. Leiden: Brill, 2012.

Peterson, Jeanette Favrot. “Perceiving Blackness, Envisioning Power: Chalma and Black Christs in Colonial Mexico.” In Seeing Across Cultures in the Early Modern World, edited by Dana Leibsohn and Jeanette Favrot Peterson, 49–71. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012.

Peterson, Jeanette Favrot. Visualizing Guadalupe: From Black Madonna to Queen of the Americas. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2014.

Rarey, Matthew. “Counterwitnessing the Visual Culture of Brazilian Slavery.” In African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World, edited by Ana Lucia Araújo, 71–108. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2015.

Robin, Alena. “Perspectivas transatlánticas de una serie pasionaria del pintor novohispano José de Ibarra (1685–1756).Philostrato: Revista de Historia de Arte, no. 6 (2019): 54–80. doi: 10.25293/philostrato.2019.08.

Rodríguez, Beatriz. “El ensamblaje visual del cuerpo negro: el caso de la Comisión Corográfica de la Nueva Granada.” Tabula Rasa: Revista de Humanidades 17 (2012): 43–61. ISSN: 1794-2489.

Rodriguez, Linda, and Ada Ferrer. “Collaborating with Aponte: Digital Humanities, Art and the Archive.Archipelagos: A Journal of Caribbean Digital Praxis, no. 3 (2019): 1–16. doi: 10.7916/archipelagos-mq9x-dd28. 

Schávelzon, Daniel. Buenos Aires negra: arqueología histórica de una ciudad silenciada. Buenos Aires: Emecé Editores, 2003.

Schwartz, Stuart B. Blood and Boundaries: The Limits of Religious and Racial Exclusion in Early Modern Latin America. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2020.

Sullivan, Edward J. “The Black Hand: Notes on the African Presence in the Visual Arts of Brazil and the Caribbean.” In The Arts in Latin America, 1492–1820, edited by Joseph J. Rishel and Suzanne L. Stratton, 39–55. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006. 

Thomas, Tashima. “Rendering of a Mulata: The Discovery and Rethinking of Images of Mulatas in Colonial Latin American Art.” MA thesis, San Diego State University, 2012.

Thompson, Krista. “The Evidence of Things Not Photographed: Slavery and Historical Memory in the British West Indies.” Representations 113, no. 1 (2011): 3971. doi: 10.1525/rep.2011.113.1.39. 

Tribe, Tania Costa. “The Mulatto as Artist and Image in Colonial Brazil.” Oxford Art Journal 19, no. 1 (1996): 6779. doi: 10.1093/oxartj/19.1.67.

Vaccarella, Eric. “Estrangeros, uellacos, santos y rreys: la representación de los negros en la obra de Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala.” Revista Iberoamericana 68, no. 198 (2002): 1326. doi: 10.5195/reviberoamer.2002.5743.

Velázquez Gutiérrez, María Elisa. Juan Correa: mulato libre, maestro de pintor. México, DF: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1998.

Velázquez Gutiérrez, María Elisa. Mujeres de origen africano en la capital novohispana, siglos XVII y XVIII. México, DF: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2006.

Vinson, III, Ben. “Afro-Mexican History: Trends and Directions in Scholarship.” History Compass 3, no. 1 (2005): 1–14. doi: 10.1111/j.1478-0542.2005.00156.x.

Walker, Tamara. “Black Skin, White Uniforms: Race, Clothing, and the Visual Vernacular of Luxury in the Andes.” Souls 19, no. 2 (2017): 196–212. doi: 10.1080/10999949.2016.1239158.

Walker, Tamara. Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing and Status in Colonial Lima. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Walker, Tamara. ‘‘‘He outfitted his family in notable decency’: Slavery, Honour, and Dress in Eighteenth-Century Lima, Peru.” Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies 30, no. 3 (2009): 383402. doi: 10.1080/01440390903098011.

Webster, Susan V. “Of Signatures and Status: Andrés Sánchez Gallque and Contemporary Painters in Early Colonial Quito.” The Americas 70, no. 4 (2014): 603–644. doi: 10.1353/tam.2014.0074.

 

Nineteenth Century

Arrelucea Barrantes, Maribel. “Raza, género y cultura en las acuarelas de Pancho Fierro.” Arqueología y sociedad, no. 23 (2011): 267–293.

Bagneris, Mia. Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2018.

Balanta, Beatriz. “Tropical Dreams: Promoting Brazil in Nineteenth-Century US Media.” In Envisioning Others: Race, Color, and the Visual in Iberia and Latin America, edited by Pamela Patton, 241–265. Leiden: Brill, 2016.

Ballesteros Páez, María Dolores. “Los afrodescendientes en el arte veracruzano y cubano del siglo XIX.” Cuadernos Americanos 156, no. 2 (2016): 33–60. ISSN: 0011-2356.

Barringer, Timothy, ed. Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007.

Betancourt, Madeline Cámara. “Between Myth and Stereotype: The Image of the Mulatta in Cuban Culture in the Nineteenth Century, a Truncated Symbol of Nationality.” In Cuba, the Elusive Nation: Interpretations of National Identity, edited by D. J. Fernández and M.C. Betancourt, 100–115. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2000.

Buono, Amy. “Jean-Baptiste Debret’s ‘Return of the Negro Hunters’, the Brazilian Roça, and the Interstices of Empire.” In Orientes-occidentes. El arte y la Mirada del otro. XXVII Coloquio Internacional de Historia del arte, edited by Gustavo Curiel, 69–99. Mexico City: UNAM IIE, 2007.

Cardoso, Rafael. “The Problem of Race in Brazilian Painting, c. 1850–1920.” Art History 38, no. 3 (2015): 488–511. doi: 10.1111/1467-8365.12134.

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Not Your Mother’s Milk: Imagining the Wet Nurse in Brazil.” In Gender, Empire and Postcolony: Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections, edited by Anna Klobucka and Hilary Owen, 127–140. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.    

Cleveland, Kimberly K. Black Women Slaves Who Nourished A Nation: Artistic Renderings of Wet Nurses in Brazil. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2019.

Dias, Maria Odila Silva. Power and Everyday Life: The Lives of Working Women in Nineteenth-Century Brazil. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1995.

Falcón Montes, Aída. “La iconografía de la mujer negra en la plástica cubana.” In ARBA 19, Acta Románica Basiliensia. Universidad de Oviedo, edited by Sandra Carrasco and Rosa Sánchez, 65–75. Basel: Institut für Iberoromanistik der Universität Basel, 2007.

Folch, Christine. “Fine Dining: Race in Prerevolution Cuban Cookbooks.” Latin American Research Review 43, no. 2 (2008): 205–223. doi: 10.1353/lar.0.0029.

Fraunhar, Alison. “Marquillas cigarreras cubanas: Nation and Desire in the Nineteenth Century.” Hispanic Research Journal 9, no. 5 (2008): 458–478. doi: 10.1179/174582008X369197.

Fraunhar, Alison. Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Ghidoli, María de Lourdes. Estereotipos en negro: Representaciones y autorretratos visuales de afroporteños en el siglo XIX. Buenos Aires: Protohistoria Ediciones, 2016.

Hicks, Mary E. “Transatlantic Threads of Meaning: West African Textile Entrepreneurship in Salvador da Bahia, 1770–1870.” Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies 18, no. 3 (2020): 458–478. doi: 10.1080/0144039X.2020.1793531.

James, Erica Moiah. “Decolonizing Time: Nineteenth-Century Haitian Portraiture and the Critique of Anachronism in Caribbean Art.” Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, no. 44 (2019): 8–23. doi: 10.1215/10757163-7547406.

Jiménez, Maya. “The Myth of the Baiana in Nineteenth-Century Portrait Photography.” Visual Typologies from the Early Modern to the Contemporary: Local Contexts and Global Practices, edited by Tara Zanardi and Lynda Klich, 135–149. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Kriz, Kay Dian. Slavery, Sugar, and the Culture of Refinement: Picturing the British West Indies, 17001840. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008.

Lane, Jill. Blackface Cuba, 1840–1895. Philadelphia, PA: University of Philadelphia Press, 2005. 

Leite, Marcelo Eduardo. “La población negra en São Paulo y su auto-representación en las cartes de visite producidas por el estudio Photographia Americana (1875–1885).” Revista Chilena de Antropología Visual, no. 18 (2011): 16–32. ISSN: 0718-876x.

Leite, José Roberto Teixeira. Pintores negros do oitocentos. São Paulo: Edições K, 1988.

Majluf, Natalia. Reproducing Nations: Types and Costumes in Asia and Latin America, ca. 1800–1860. New York: Americas Society, 2006. Exhibition catalogue.

Majluf, Natalia, and Marcus Burke. Tipos del Perú. La Lima criolla de Pancho Fierro. New York: Hispanic Society of America, 2008.

Majluf, Natalia, ed. José Gil de Castro: Pintor de libertadores. Lima, Perú: Asociación Museo de Arte de Lima–MALI, 2014.

Melling, Helen. “Colourful Customs and Invisible Traditions: Visual Representations of Black Subjects in Late Colonial and 19th Century, Post-Independence Peru (1750s–1890s).” PhD diss. King’s College London, 2015.

Mohammed, Patricia. Imaging the Caribbean: Culture and Visual Translation. Oxford: Macmillan, 2009.

Moriuchi, Mei-Yen. Mexican Costumbrismo: Race, Society, and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Art. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania University Press, 2018.

Nelson, Louis. “The Architectures of Black Identity: Buildings, Slavery, and Freedom in the Caribbean and the American South.” Winterthur Portfolio 45, nos. 2/3 (2011): 177–194. doi: 10.1086/660810.

Phillips, Wendy. “Representations of the Black Body in Mexican Visual Art: Evidence of an African Historical Presence or a Cultural Myth?” Journal of Black Studies 39, no. 5 (2009): 761–785. doi: 10.1177/0021934707301474.

Prussat, Margrit. “Icons of Slavery: Black Brazil in Nineteenth Century Photography and Image Art.” In Living History: Encountering the Memory and the History of the Heirs of Slavery, edited by Ana Lucia Araújo, 203–225. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2009.

Ramos, E. Carmen. “Between Civilization and Barbarism: Víctor Patricio de Landaluze’s Paintings during the Ten Years War in Cuba (1868–78).” In Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora, edited by Jorge Duany, 30–50. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2019.

Ramos, E. Carmen. “A Painter of Cuban Life: Víctor Patricio Landaluze and Nineteenth-Century Cuban Politics (1850–1889). PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2011.

Salum, Marta Heloísa Leuba. “Estilos de escultura em peregrinação: Marcas de um Brasil africano ou de uma África brasileira em objetos de coleção.Textos escolhidos de cultura e arte populares 11, no. 1 (May 2014): 9–32. doi: 10.12957/tecap.2014.16240.

Salum, Marta Heloísa Leuba. “Vistas sobre arte africana no Brasil: lampejos na pista da autoria oculta de objetos afro-brasileiros em museums.” Anais do Museu Paulista: História e cultura material 25, no. 2 (2017): 163201. doi: 10.1590/1982-02672017v25n02d07.

Sepúlveda, Asiel. “Humor and Social Hygiene in Havana’s Nineteenth-Century Cigarette Marquillas.” Nineteenth-Century Worldwide 14, no. 3 (2015): 5783.

Sullivan, Edward J. From San Juan to Paris and Back: Francisco Oller and Caribbean Art in the Era of Impressionism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014.

Teríba, Adédoyin. “Brazilian Architecture in Southwest Colonial Nigeria, 1890s–1940s.” PhD diss., Princeton University, 2017.

Tezanos, Lorena. “The Architecture of Nineteenth-Century Cuban Sugar Mills: Creole Power and African Resistance in Late Colonial Cuba.” PhD diss., The City University of New York, 2015.

Thomas, Sarah. “‘On the Spot’: Travelling Artists and Abolitionism, 1770–1830.” Atlantic Studies 8, no. 2 (2011): 213–232. doi: 10.1080/14788810.2011.562352.

Thompson, Krista. An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006.

Trever, Lisa. “Criminal Lines, Indian Colours, and the Creation of a Black Legend: The Photographs of ‘Los Bandidos de la Halancha’, Bolivia.History of Photography 40, no. 4 (2016): 369–387. doi: 10.1080/03087298.2016.1228809.

Williams, Daryle. “‘Peculiar circumstances of the land’: Artists and Models in Nineteenth‐Century Brazilian Slave Society.Art History 35 (2012): 702–727. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8365.2012.00914.x.

 

Modern

Araújo, Ana Lucia. “Pierre Fatumbi Verger: Negotiating Connections Between Brazil and the

Bight of Benin.” Luso-Brazilian Review 50, no. 1 (2013): 113–139. doi: 10.1353/lbr.2013.0019.

Araújo da Silva, Renato. “Africanisms inside a Museum from Brazil.” Critical Interventions: Journal of African At History and Visual Culture 9, iss. 2 (2015): 123–139. doi: 10.1080/19301944.2015.1111581.

Bittencourt, Renata. “Um dândi negro: o retrato de Arthur Timótheo da Costa de Carlos Chambelland.” Ph.D. diss., Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 2015.

Cardoso, Rafael. Modernity in Black and White: Art and Image, Race and Identity in Brazil, 18901945. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Cardoso, Rafael. “The Problem of Race in Brazilian Painting, c. 1850–1920.” Art History 38, no. 3 (2015): 488–511. doi: 10.1111/1467-8365.12134.

Castro, Maria. “Both Paulista and Parisian: Racial Thinking in A negra. In Tarsila Popular, edited by Adriano Pedrosa, 54–67. São Paulo: Museu de Arte de São Paulo, 2019. 

Chiarelli, Tadeu, ed. Territórios: artistas afrodescendentes no acervo da Pinacoteca. São Paulo: Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2015. Exhibition catalogue.

Cirio, Norberto Pablo. “Perspectivas de estudio de la música afroargentina: el caso de las prácticas musicales vigentes en el culto a san Baltazar.Resonancias 13 (2003): 67–91.

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Afro-Brazilian Art as a Prism: A Socio-Political History of Brazil’s Artistic, Diplomatic and Economic Confluences in the Twentieth Century.” Luso-Brazilian Review 49. no. 2 (2012): 102–119. doi: 10.1353/lbr.2012.0045.

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Candomblé as Artistic Inspiration: Syncretic Approaches.” In Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis, edited by Patrick A. Polk, Randal Johnson, Sabrina Gledhill, and Roberto Conduru, 204–219, 273. Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 2017. Exhibition catalogue.

Cohen, Theodore W. Finding Afro-Mexico: Race and Nation after the Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Conduru, Roberto. “Bridging the Atlantic and Other Gaps: Artistic Connections Between Brazil and Africa.” In Afro Modern: Journeys Through the Black Atlantic, edited by Tanya Barson and Peter Gorschlüter, 64–75. Liverpool: Tate Publishing, 2010.

Dansie, Marta, and Abigail Lapin Dardashti. “Notes from the Archive: MoMA and the Internationalization of Haitian Painting, 1942–1948.” Post: Notes on Modern and Contemporary Art Around the Globe, January 3, 2018.

Harris, Lauren. Experiments in Exile: C.L.R. James, Hélio Oiticica, and the Aesthetic Sociality of Blackness. New York: Fordham University Press, 2019.

Hartman, Joseph R. “Race, Gender, Giants: Consensus and Dissensus in Cuban Cultural Politics.Cultural Politics 14, no. 2 (2018): 174–197. doi: 10.1215/17432197-6609060.

Hartman, Joseph R. “The Ceiba Tree as a Multivocal Signifier: Afro-Cuban Symbolism, Political Performance, and Urban Space in the Cuban Republic.Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americas 4, no. 1 (2011): 16-41.

Hernández Adrián, Francisco-J. “Paris, Cuba, New York: Wifredo Lam and the Lost Origins of the Jungle. Cultural Dynamics 21, no. 3 (2010): 339–360. doi: 10.1177/0921374008350292. 

Kutzinski, Vera M. Sugar’s Secrets: Race and the Erotics of Cuban Nationalism. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1993.

Lapin Dardashti, Abigail. “Negotiating Afro-Brazilian Abstraction: Rubem Valentim in Rio, Rome, and Dakar, 1957–1966.” In New Geographies of Abstract Art in Latin America, edited by Mariola Alvarez and Ana Franco, 84–103. London: Routledge, 2019.

Lapin Dardashti, Abigail. “The International Rise of Afro-Brazilian Modernism in the Age of African Decolonization and Black Power.” Ph.D. diss., The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2020.

Leme, Mariana, and Pablo Thiago Rocca, eds. Pedro Figari: nostalgias africanas. Montevideo: Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Museo Figari; São Paulo: Museu de Arte de São Paulo, 2018.

Montes, Maria Lúcia. “African Cosmologies in Brazilian Culture and Society.” In Brazil: Body and Soul, edited by Edward J. Sullivan, 334–345. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2001. Exhibition catalogue.

Mosquera, Gerardo. “Modernism from Afro-America: Wifredo Lam.” In Beyond the Fantastic: Contemporary Art Criticism from Latin America, edited by Gerardo Mosquera, 121–132. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1996. 

Nascimento, Abdias. “African Culture in Brazilian Art.” Journal of Black Studies 8, no. 4 (1978): 389–400. doi: 10.1177/002193477800800401.

Noel, Samantha A. “Envisioning New Worlds: The ‘Tropical Aesthetics’ in the Art of Wifredo 

Lam and Aaron Douglas.” Art Journal 77, no. 3 (2018): 76–91. doi: 10.1080/00043249.2018.1530012.

Ribeiro da Silva Bevilacqua, Juliana. “Afro-Brazilian Art.Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 9, iss. 2 (2015): 73–76. doi: 10.1080/19301944.2015.1110967.

Ribeiro da Silva Bevilacqua, Juliana. “Beyond the Revealed Unconscious: Agnaldo Manoel dos Santos as the Protagonist of his Own Art.Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 9, iss. 2 (2015): 107–122. doi: 10.1080/19301944.2015.1111558.

Roffino, Sara. “Is Brazil’s Most Famous Art Movement Built on Racial Inequality? A New Generation Argues ‘Yes’.Artnet, March 13, 2018. 

Romo, Anadelia. Brazil’s Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Sansi, Roger. Fetishes And Monuments: Afro-Brazilian Art And Culture in the Twentieth Century. New York: Berghahn, 2010. 

Sims, Lowery Stokes. Wifredo Lam and the International Avant-Garde, 1923–1982. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2002.

Sneed, Gillian. “Anita Malfatti and Tarsila Do Amaral: Gender, Brasilidade and the Modernist Landscape.Woman’s Art Journal 34, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2013): 30–39.

Weinstein, Barbara. The Color of Modernity: São Paulo and the Making of Race and Nation in Brazil. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015.

Williams, Lyneise E. Latin Blackness in Parisian Visual Culture, 1852–1932. New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019.

Wolfe, Edith. “Melancholy Encounters: Lasar Segall and Brazilian Modernism, 1924–1933.” PhD diss., Austin: University of Texas, 2005.

Wolfe, Edith. “Paris as Periphery: Vicente do Rego Monteiro and Brazil’s Discrepant Cosmopolitanism.” The Art Bulletin 96, no. 1 (2014): 98–119. doi: 10.1080/00043079.2014.877307.

 

Contemporary

Adechedera, Fabiola Fernández. “Representar a afro-latinidade é essencial: Conversa com Tiffany Alfonseca.C& América Latina, July 20, 2020. 

Alvarado, Leticia. “Flora and Fauna Otherwise: Black and Brown Aesthetics of Relation in Firelei Báez and Wangechi Mutu.” Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture 1, no. 3 (2019): 8–24. doi: 10.1525/lavc.2019.130003.

Annecchiarico, Milena. “El patrimonio cultural afroargentino: un análisis del programa ‘ruta del esclavo’ UNESCO en Argentina.Revista del Museo de Antropología 1, no. 11 (2018): 229–240. doi: 10.31048/1852.4826.v11.n1.17543.

Araújo, Emanoel. “Exhibiting Afro-Brazilian Art.” In Brazil: Body and Soul, edited by Edward J. Sullivan, 312–325. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2001. Exhibition catalogue.

Araújo, Emanoel. “Thirty Years of Afro-Brazilian Art.” Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 9, iss. 2 (2015): 149–155. doi: 10.1080/19301944.2015.1111001.

Anreus, Alejandro. “Juan Sánchez: Icons of Resistance.” Third Text 18, no. 5 (September 2004): 449–459. doi: 10.1080/0952882042000251741.

Ayón, Belkis, Katia Ayón Manso, Cristina Vives, and Rocío Aranda-Alvarado. Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón. New York: Museo del Barrio, 2017. Exhibition catalogue.

Balanta, Beatriz E. “The Hidden Costs of a Life of the Mind.” Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture 1, no. 3 (2019): 78–82. doi: 10.1525/lavc.2019.130006b.

Barbosa de Mattos, Nelma Cristina. Arte afro-brasileira: Identidade e artes visuais contemporâneas. Jundiaí, SP, Brazil: Paco e Littera, 2020. 

Barra, Pablo León de la. “14 artistas negras latino-americanas e caribenhas que você precisa conhecer.” Artequeacontece, July 25, 2020.

Bettelheim, Judith, “Caribbean Espiritismo (Spritist) Altars: The Indian and the Congo.” The Art Bulletin 87, no. 2 (June 2005): 312–330. doi: 10.1080/00043079.2005.10786241.

Bispo, Alexandre Araújo, and Fabiana Lopes. “Presenças: A performance negra como corpo politico.Harper’s Bazaar Art (April 2015): 106–112.

Brown, Kimberly Juanita. The Repeating Body: Slavery’s Visual Resonance in the Contemporary. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015.

Campos-Pons, María Magdalena, and Michael D Harris. What My Mother Told Me: The Art of Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Charlotte, NC: Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 2011. Exhibition catalogue.

Carreros, Claudia. Africamericanos. Puebla: Museo Amparo, 2019. Exhibition catalogue.

Carrion-Murayari, Gary, Massimiliano Gioni, and Helga Christoffersen, eds. Nari Ward: We the People. New York: Phaidon Press and New Museum, 2019. Exhibition catalogue. 

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Abdias Nascimento: Painting Connections across the Diaspora.” In Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals – The Atlantic World and Beyond, edited by Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner, 167–186. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. 

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Appropriation and the Body: Representation in Contemporary Black Brazilian Art.” Journal of Black Studies 41, no. 2 (2010): 301–319. doi: 10.1177/0021934709349458.

Cleveland, Kimberly “The Art of Memory: São Paulo’s AfroBrazil Museum.” In Politics of Memory: Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space, edited by Ana Lucia Araujo, 197–212. New York: Routledge, 2012.    

Cleveland, Kimberly. Black Art in Brazil: Expressions of Identity. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013.

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Preserving African Art, History, and Memory: The AfroBrazil Museum.” In African Heritage and Memory of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World, edited by Ana Lucia Araujo, 285–311. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2015.    

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Rosana Paulino and Tiago Sant’Ana: Locating The ‘Sustenance’ of Slavery in Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Art.Esclavages & Post-esclavages / Slaveries & Post-Slaveries 2 (May 2020). doi: 10.4000/slaveries.1667.

Cleveland, Kimberly. “Sacred/Secular Nexus: Afro-Brazilian Religion in the Afro-Brazilian Art of Mestre Didi and Ronaldo Rego.” Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 9, iss. 2 (2015): 91–106. doi: 10.1080/19301944.2015.1111556.

Conduru, Roberto. “From Silence to Multiple Incorporation: Art and Afro-Brazilian Religions.” In Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration, and Convergences, edited by Jaynie Anderson, 408–412. Carlton, Victoria: The Miegunyah Press, 2009.

Conduru, Roberto. “Jorge dos Anjos and the Colorful Blackness of the Art that Connects Africa and Brazil.” Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 9, iss. 2 (2015): 77–90. doi: 10.1080/19301944.2015.1111557.

Crockett, Vivian. “War Heroes: Toward a Poethics of Blackness in Hélio Oiticica.” In Hélio Oiticica: Dance in My Experience, edited by Adriano Pedrosa and Tomás Toledo, 132–145. São Paulo: MASP, 2020. Exhibition catalogue. 

Crook, Larry, and Randal Johnson. Black Brazil: Culture, Identity, and Social Mobilization. Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999.

Curtis, Ariana A. “Afro-Latinidad in the Smithsonian’s African American Museum Spaces.” The Public Historian 40, no. 3 (2018): 278–291. doi: 10.1525/tph.2018.40.3.278.

Da Silva, Claudinei. “Sidney Amaral and the Dilemma of Afro-Brazilian Art.Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 9, iss. 2 (2015): 140–148. doi: 10.1080/19301944.2015.1110976

Davila, Arlene. “Latino/a Art: Race and the Illusion of Equity.” Art21 Magazine, May/June 2016.

DeLoughrey, Elizabeth, and Tatiana Flores. “Submerged Bodies: The Tidalectics of Representability and the Sea in Caribbean Art.” Environmental Humanities 12, no. 1 (2020): 132–166. doi: 10.1215/22011919-8142242. 

Díaz Mattei, Andrea, ed. La negritud y su poética. Prácticas artísticas y miradas críticas contemporáneas en Latinoamérica y España. Montevideo: BMR Cultural – Sevilla, Publicaciones Enredars, 2019.

Doe, Anthony. “Caribbean Art Bridged My African-American and Afro-Panamanian Identities.” Medium, March 15, 2020.

Esparza, Rubén. Forging Territories: Queer Afro and Latinx Contemporary Art. San Diego, CA: San Diego Art Institute, 2019. Exhibition catalogue. 

Feldman, Heidi Carolyn. “Cumanana and the Ancestral Memories of Victoria Santa Cruz.” In Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific, 49–82. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2006.

Flores, Tatiana, ed. Disillusions: Gendered Visions of the Caribbean and Its Diasporas. Edison, NJ: Studio Theatre Gallery, Middlesex County College, 2011. Exhibition catalogue. 

Flores, Tatiana. “Disturbing Categories, Remapping Knowledge.” In The Routledge Companion to African American Art History, edited by Eddie Chambers, 134–145. New York: Routledge, 2020. 

Flores, Tatiana, and Michelle A. Stephens, eds. Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago. Long Beach, CA: Museum of Latin American Art, distributed by Duke University Press, 2017. Exhibition catalogue.

Fromont, Cécile. “Becoming the Black Rome: Bahia, Africa, and the African-Atlantic.” In Axé Bahia: the Power of Art In an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis, edited by Patrick Polk, Sabrina Gledhill, Randall Johnson, and Roberto Conduru, 54–67. Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.

Fuente, Alejandro de la, and Julia Romero. Grupo Antillano: el arte de Afro-Cuba. Santiago de Cuba: Fundación Caguayo, 2013. 

Fusco, Coco. Dangerous Moves: Performance and Politics in Cuba. London: Tate Publishing, 2015.

Gilliam, Angela, and Onik’a Gilliam. “Odyssey: Negotiating the Subjectivity of Mulata Identity in Brazil.” Latin American Perspectives 26, no. 3 (1999): 60–84. doi: 10.1177/0094582X9902600304.

Giunta, Andrea. “El arte negro es el Brasil.” Revista Transas. Letras y Artes de América Latina, May 2020.

Goffe, Tao Leigh. “Sugarwork: The Gastropoetics of Afro-Asia After the Plantation.” Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas 5, nos. 1–2 (2019): 31–56. doi: 10.1163/23523085-00501003.

Gomes, Sonia, Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Pablo Léon de la Barra, Raphael Fonseca, and Amanda Carneiro. Sonia Gomes: Life is Reborn / Still I Rise. Rio de Janeiro: MAC Niterói / São Paulo: MASP/Instituto Bardi, Casa de Vidro, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.

González, Jennifer A. Pepón Osorio. Los Angeles: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press, 2013.

González, Jennifer A. Subject to Display: Reframing Race in Contemporary Installation Art. Cambridge, MA; The MIT Press, 2008. 

Guerrero, Naiomy. “A Reflection on Discourse, Disruption, and Latinidad in Miami.” Arts.Black, May 1, 2019.

Herrera, Olga Ulloa. iliana emilia garcía: The Reason/The Object/The Word. Washington DC: Art Museum of the Americas, 2020. Exhibition catalogue.

Herrera, Olga Ulloa. Scherezade García: From this Side of the Atlantic. Washington DC: Art Museum of the Americas, 2020. Exhibition catalogue. 

Herzog, Melanie. Elizabeth Catlett: An American Artist in Mexico. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2005.

Hyacinthe, Genevieve. Radical Virtuosity: Ana Mendieta and the Black Atlantic. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2020. 

LaBouvier, Chaédria, Nancy Spector, and J. Faith Almiron, eds. Basquiat’s Defacement: The Untold Story. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2019. Exhibition catalogue.

Lapin Dardashti, Abigail. Bordering the Imaginary: Art from the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Their Diasporas. New York: BRIC, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.  

Lapin Dardashti, Abigail. “El Dorado: The Neobaroque in Dominican American Art.” Diálogo 20, no. 1 (Spring 2017): 73–87. doi: 10.1353/dlg.2017.0007.

Lapin Dardashti, Abigail. “Embodying Hispañola: Urban Performance On and Around the Dominican-Haitian Borderland.” Public Art Dialogue 6, no. 2 (2016): 253–72. doi: 10.1080/21502552.2016.1205405.

Lindsay, Arturo. Arturo Lindsay: Love. Brooklyn, NY: Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts/MoCADA, 2007. Exhibition catalogue. 

López, Julia. Los Colores Mágicos de Julia López. México, DF: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1995. 

Maciel, Leonel, and José Ángel Leyva. Maciel: el placer de lo amargo. México, DF: Editorial Praxis, 2003. 

Malagamba Ansótegui, Amelia. “A Note on Chicano-Mexicano Cultural Capital: African-American Icons and Symbols in Chicano Art.” Frontera Norte 9, no. 18 (1997): 63-84.

Mattiuzzi, Musa Michelle. “Breviário sobre uma ação performática: só entro no jogo!” Performatus 1, no. 5 (July 2013): 1–9. ISSN: 2316-8102. 

McCann, Bryan. Hard Times in the Marvelous City: From Dictatorship to Democracy in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. 

Mendoza, Annie, and Tashima Thomas.  “Literary and Visual Rememory at the 90th Anniversary of the Banana Massacre in Colombia.” Zapruder World: An International Journal for the History of Social Conflict 5 (2019). doi: 10.21431/Z32S3R.

Moffit, Evan. “How Susana Pilar Channels Death and Diaspora.” Frieze, September 24, 2019.

Nazareth, Paulo, Isabel Diegues, Ricardo Sardenberg, and Kiki Mazzucchell. Paulo Nazareth: arte contemporânea/LTDA. Rio de Janeiro: Cobogó, 2012. Exhibition catalogue.

 Oliva, Fernando, and Adriano Pedrosa, eds. Maria Auxiliadora: Daily Life, Painting, and Resistance. São Paulo: Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.

Omari-Tunkara, Mikelle Smith. Manipulating the Sacred: Yoruba Art, Ritual, and Resistance in Brazilian Candomblé. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2005.

Osorio, Pepón, and Museo del Barrio, Con to’ los hierros: A Retrospective of the Work of Pepón Osorio. New York: Museo del Barrio, 1991. Exhibition catalogue. 

Paulino, Rosana, Adriana Dolci Palma, Fabiana Lopes, Juliana Ribeiro da Silva Bevilacqua, Pedro Nery, and Valéria Piccoli. Rosana Paulino: a costura da memória. São Paulo: Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.

Pinn, Anthony B. “‘Why Can’t I Be Both?’: Jean-Michel Basquiat and Aesthetics of Black Bodies Reconstituted.” Journal of Africana Religions 1, no. 1 (2013): 109132. doi: 10.5325/jafrireli.1.1.0109.

Polk, Patrick A., Roberto Conduru, Sabrina Gledhill, and Randal Johnson, eds. Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis. Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, distributed by University of Washington Press, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.

Ramirez, Yasmin. “The Activist Legacy of Puerto Rican Artists in New York and the Art

Heritage of Puerto Rico.” ICAA Documents Project Working Papers, no. 1 (2007): 46–53.

Ramirez, Yasmin. “King of the Line: The Sovereign Acts of Jean Michel Basquiat.” Sovereign Acts: Contesting Colonialism Across Indigenous Nations and Latinx America, edited by Frances Negròn-Muntaner, 336–371. University of Arizona Press, 2017. 

Ramirez, Yasmin. “Nuyorican Vanguards, Political Actions, Poetic Visions: A History of Puerto Rican Artists in New York, 1964–1984.” PhD diss., Graduate Center, CUNY, 2005.

Ramirez, Yasmin. Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords, 1969–2019. New York: Nathan Cummings Foundation and Loisaida Inc, 2019.

Ramirez, Yasmin. “The Young Lords Way.” In ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York, edited by Johanna Fernández, et al., 39–55. New York: Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2015. Exhibition catalogue.

Ramos, E. Carmen. Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, with an introduction by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto. Washington DC: Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2014. Exhibition catalogue.

Rivera, Alfredo, and Anthony Bogues. The Art of Embedded Histories. Providence, RI: Brown University, 2019. Exhibition catalogue. 

Robinson, Cedric J., and Luz Maria Cabral. “The Mulatta on Film: From Hollywood to the Mexican Revolution.” Race & Class 45, no. 2 (2003): 1–20. doi: 10.1177/03063968030452001. 

Rodríguez, Xuxa. “Performing Exile: Cuban-American Women’s Performance Art, 1972–2014.” PhD diss., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2020.

Saggese, Jordana Moore. Reading Basquiat: Exploring Ambivalence in American Art. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2014. 

Santos, Juana Elbein dos. “Afro-Brazilian Tradition and Contemporaneity.” In Brazil: Body and Soul, edited by Edward J. Sullivan, 326–333. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2001. Exhibition catalogue. 

Santos, Renata Aparecida Felinto dos. “Rapunzel: a arte contemporânea como tratamento cosmético/estético a partir das performances de Juliana dos Santos e de Priscila Rezende.Estúdio 8, no. 20 (2017): 20–29. ISSN: 1647-7316. 8.

Shirey, Heather. “Candomblé Beads and Identity in Salvador Da Bahia, Brazil.” Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions 16, no. 1 (2012): 36–60. doi: 10.1525/nr.2012.16.1.36. 

Shirey, Heather. “Empowering Spaces: Candomblé Art in Sacred and Secular Contexts in

Salvador Da Bahia, Brazil.” PhD diss., Indiana University-Bloomington, 2006. 

Silva, Renato Araújo da. Arte Afro-Brasileira: altos e baixos de um conceito. São Paulo: Ferreavox, 2016.

Sneed, Gillian. “The Disciplinary and the Domestic: Household Images in the Video Performances of Leticia Parente, 1975–1982.Diacrítica 34, no. 2 (August 2020): 107–131. doi: 10.21814/diacritica

Tancoons, Claire, and Krista Thompson. En mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean. New Orleans, LA: Contemporary Arts Center, 2015. Exhibition catalogue. 

Thomas, Tashima. “An Imperial Diet: From Cacao to Coconuts – Representing Edible Bodies in the Americas from the Eighteenth Century to the Present.” PhD diss., Rutgers University, 2017. doi:10.7282/T3T72MC3. 

Thomas, Tashima. “Race and Remix: The Aesthetics of Race and Remix in the Visual Arts.” In The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies, edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, and xtine burrough, 179–191. New York: Routledge, 2014. 

Thomas, Tashima. “Sugar Babies: Confections of American Childhood in Vik Muniz’s Sugar Children and Kara Walker’s Marvelous Sugar Baby.” American Studies Journal 57, no. 3 (2019):  121–141. doi:10.1353/ams.2018.0050

Toledo, Tomás, ed. Emanoel Araújo: The Ancestry of Symbols, Africa-Brazil. São Paulo: Museu de Arte de São Paulo, 2018. Exhibition catalogue. 

Torre, Miguel A. de la. “Ochun: (N)Either the (M)Other of All Cubans (n)or the Bleached Virgin.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 69, no. 4 (2001): 837–861. doi: 10.1093/jaarel/69.4.837. 

Tribe, Tania Costa. “Candomblé Shrines.” In Re-Visions: New Perspectives on the African Collections of the Horniman Museum, edited by Karel Arnaut, 125–141. London: Horniman Museum and Gardens; Coimbra: Museu Antropológico de Coimbra, 2000. Exhibition catalogue.

Valentim, Rubem, Adriano Pedrosa, and Fernando Oliva, eds. Rubem Valentim: Afro-Atlantic Constructions. São Paulo: Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, MASP, 2018. Exhibition catalogue. 

Wainwright, Leon. Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2011. 

Wilkinson, Michelle Joan. “Haciendo Patría: The Puerto Rican Flag in the Art of Juan Sánchez.” Small Axe 8, no. 2 (September 2014): 61–83. doi: 10.1215/07990537-8-2-61.

Wolff, Lesley A. “From Raw to Refined: Edouard Duval-Carrié’s Sugar Conventions.” African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal 12, no. 3 (2019): 355374. doi: 10.1080/17528631.2019.1611322. 

Wolff, Lesley A. “It’s All Happening in the Margins: An Interview with Edouard Duval-Carrié.” In Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié, 56–61. Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University Press in association with University Press of Florida, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.  

Wolff, Lesley A., Michael D. Carrasco, and Paul B. Niell. “Rituals of Refinement: Edouard Duval-Carrié’s Historical Pursuits.” In Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié, 12–15. Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University Press in association with University Press of Florida, 2018. Exhibition catalogue. 

Zavala, Adriana. “Blackness Distilled, Sugar and Rum: María Magdalena Campos-Pons’s Alchemy of the Soul, Elixir for the Spirits.” Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture 1, no. 2 (2019): 8–32. doi: 10.1525/lavc.2019.120003. 

 

Online Resources

Afro-Latin American Art: Building the Field – https://alariart.fas.harvard.edu

Artsy Window – http://www.artsywindow.com

Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH) – https://acrah.org

Black Latinas Know Collective – https://www.blacklatinasknow.org

Contemporary And (C&) – https://www.contemporaryand.com

Digital Aponte – http://aponte.hosting.nyu.edu

Documents of Latino and Latin American Art – https://icaadocs.mfah.org/s/en/page/home

El Museo del Barrio – From the Archives (Digitized Exhibition Catalogues) – https://www.elmuseo.org/archives-exhibitions/

Fashioning the Self – https://fashioningtheself.tumblr.com

Gallery Gurls – http://gallerygurls.net

GEALA: Grupo de Estudios Afrolatinoamericanos – https://geala.wordpress.com/

José Gil de Castro Project – http://www.mnba.gob.cl/gildecastro/662/w3-channel.html

Las Caras Lindas Podcast – https://lascaraslindaspodcast.com/

Latinx Spaces – https://www.latinxspaces.com/

Latinx Objects Collection and Resources, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) – https://nmaahc.si.edu/explore/collection/latinx-objects

Living through Art with Maristella dos Anjos – https://brazilcultureconnect.wordpress.com/episodes-2/?fbclid=IwAR0PAGQdXEFvFq2Tl_4eEoO7A5Pq3GelrmWLGGEqwE97R_5cWbDPdQnUn6Y 

Museu Afro Brasil – http://www.museuafrobrasil.org.br

Racial Justice Resource Library (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) –  https://www.metmuseum.org/learn/adults/racial-justice-resources

Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora – http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/page/welcome

The Fashion and Race Database – https://fashionandrace.org/database/

Tracking Latinx Identities Through Art History – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLbz-3io5GQ

Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America, 1520–1820 – https://www.smith.edu/vistas

 

Online Lectures and Videos

Art Talk: Firelei Báez in Conversation with María Elena Ortiz – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ko004S8Kv8

The Bronx Journal, Afro Latino Forum – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wGsM5y3-ss

Cécile Fromont, Objects of Power: Material and Spiritual Histories of the Afro Atlantic – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LpLnf0-AcY

Duke University, Franklin Humanities Institute – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHAOKmNYOQg

Hunter College, Center for Puerto Rican Studies – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTf7sjwd9vY

Jeffrey Gibson and María Magdalena Campos-Pons – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLmz20oYoNk

Latino Artists on Race, Representation, and African Diasporic Culture – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egItR7hy03o

Latinx Art Sessions: Disrupting Binaries in Latinidad, Pérez Art Museum Miami – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWP40QTEqlI&list=PLJcRhhv0bpKzNv8H37tRsxfuCH8TRjJ82&index=11&t=0s 

María Magdalena Campos-Pons on “Sugar: Bittersweet” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82fb_uummHU

Pancho Fierro, Artista Peruana – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmhcr39UtHg

Poetics of Relation Art Talk at Pérez Art Museum Miami – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl8Vw40R6CM&list=PLJcRhhv0bpKxGJhJfObMRdUbFCfQ4U5iR&index=29&t=0s

Serie “Negros” of Afro-Argentines of Santa Fe province:

 

Anti-Racist Pedagogical Resources

The Abolitionist Toolkit – http://criticalresistance.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/CR-Abolitionist-Toolkit-online.pdf

Anderson-Zavala, Chrissy, et al.Fierce Urgency of Now: Building Movements to End the Prison Industrial Complex in Our Schools.” Multicultural Perspectives 19 no. 3 (2017): 151–154. doi: 10.1080/15210960.2017.1331743.

Anti-Racist Art Teachers – https://www.antiracistartteachers.org/home

Art History Teaching Resources – http://arthistoryteachingresources.org 

brown, adrienne maree. Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds. Chico, CA: AK Press, 2017. 

Cohen-Aponte, Ananda, and Elena FitzPatrick Sifford. Addressing Diversity and Inclusion in Latin American and Latinx Art History” a co-edited “Dialogues” (including co-authored introduction and essays by Beatriz Balanta, Kency Cornejo, Arlene Dávila, Emmanuel Ortega, Rose Salseda, and Lawrence Waldron), Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture 1, no. 3 (2019): 60–100. doi: 10.1525/lavc.2019.130006.

Diversifying Art History: A Collective Bibliography – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Av75-GPmqQPDDEjyp4wGV50MQYp9oovXqxcrbOnZeYg/edit

Decolonising SOAS: A Learning and Teaching Toolkit –  https://blogs.soas.ac.uk/decolonisingsoas/files/2018/10/Decolonising-SOAS-Learning-and-Teaching-Toolkit-AB.pdf

FitzPatrick Sifford, Elena, and Ananda Cohen-Aponte. “A Call to Action.” Art Journal 78, no. 4 (November 2019): 118-122. doi: 10.1080/00043249.2019.1684113.

Haines, Staci K. The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2019.

Jones, Betsy, and Zachary Jones. “Designing Afro-Latino Curriculum for Self-Determination.” Zambombazo: Lengua, música y cultura. Accessed July 30, 2020. 

Keenan, Harper Benjamin.Unscripting Curriculum: Toward a Critical Trans Pedagogy.” Harvard Educational Review 87, no. 4 (Winter 2017): 538–556. doi: 10.17763/1943-5045-87.4.538.

Kushner, Rachel. Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind.” The New York Times Magazine, April 17, 2019.

Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah. Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice. Vancouver, Canada: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2019.

Love, Bettina. We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom. Boston: Beacon Press, 2020.

Material didático e pedagógico para o ensino da arte e da cultura Indígena, Africana e Afro–Brasileira – http://www1.ceart.udesc.br/arquivos/id_submenu/739/arte_e_cultura_indigena._material_didatico.pdf

Menakem, Resmaa. My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Las Vegas, NV: Central Recovery Press, 2017.

Quetzal Education Consulting: Anti-Racist Solutions for an Equitable Education – https://www.quetzalec.com

Racial Geography Tour – University of Texas-Austin – https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/aads/racial-geography-tour-.php

USC Anti-Racist Pedagogy Guide: Methods and Challenges – https://libguides.usc.edu/c.php?g=744325&p=5908931