Marion Oettinger, Jr., is senior curator and curator of Latin American art at the San Antonio Museum of Art; Miguel A. Bretos is senior scholar at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington; Caroline Kinder Karr is deputy and chief curator at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington. Contributors to the book include Elizabeth P. Benson; Christopher B. Donnan; Kirsten Hammer; Maria Concepcion Garcia Saiz; Renato Gonzales Mello; Luis Perez Oramos; Luis-Martin Lozano; and Teodoro Vidal.
This beautiful book--the first to explore the tradition of
portraiture in Latin America from pre-Columbian times to the
present--features a fascinating array of over 200 works from