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Spanish: SP127 Artistas


Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, 1940, By Frida Kahlo

Images (left to right): Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, By Frida Kahlo / The Jungle by Wifredo Lam / Self-Portrain Looking at the Last Supper by Marisol Escobar / Three Figures by Roberto Matta / Painting by Graciela Rodo Boulanger / Nude with Calla Lilies by Diego Rivera 

Latin American and Latina/o Artists

Carmen Lomas Garza (US Chicana)

Frida Kahlo (Mexico)

Diego Rivera (Mexico)

Wilfredo Lam (Cuba)

Armando Morales (Nicaragua)

Camilo Minero (El Salvador)

Marisol Escobar (Venezuela) sculptor

Oswaldo Guayasamín (Ecuador)

Roberto Matta (Chile)

Violeta Parra (Chile) also a singer

Arturo Reque Meruvia (Bolivia)

Graciela Rodo Boulanger (Bolivia)

Fernando de Szyszlo (Perú)


Search for books in Colby's catalogs, 

CBBcat - for readily available books

WorldCat - search catalogs of libraries worldwide

For books about individual artists, search using their names as Subject


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Database Resources

Short articles on artists in English:

Newspaper articles in English and Spanish:

Periodical articles in English and Spanish: 

Encyclopedia in Spanish:


For Images

ARTStor - note that after you ENTER the database, you can BROWSE geographically and choose a country from the list.  Under Spain, you can then select Architecture or Drawings, Illuminated Manuscripts, Gardens, or Paintings, among others. You can also SEARCH BY ARTISTS, such as Velasquez, Goyaor Picasso.



Colby College Museum of Art - Picasso's Vollard Suite

Museo Frida Kahlo

MoMA - Diego Rivera

Wilfredo Lam

Museo Violeta Parra

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago - Roberto Matta

Museo del Barrio -  Marisol Escobar

Gallery 444 - Graciela Rodo Boulanger


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