Latin American Modernism: c. 1920 – 1960

Latin America produced many of the most important modernists of the 20th century. Here were artist who drew on their region’s colonial and indigenous past and its political present to create entirely new forms of public and private art.





Brasilia Grid
City planner Lùcio Costa’s graphic design for an ideal city was combined with architect Oscar Niemeyer’s artistic prowess and provocative use of concrete.

Building Brasília