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Edited by Olga Viso.
Co-Published by Phoenix Art Museum and El Museo del Barrio
Juan Francisco Elso: Essays on América [Juan Franciso Elso: Ensayos sobre América] is a bilingual monograph that investigates the brief yet significant career of the late Cuban artist Juan Francisco Elso (1956-1988). The publication maps the constellations in and around his life and work, including his interest in Afro-diasporic cosmologies and religious practices and the Indigenous arts of the Américas. Additionally, the monograph complements the exhibition titled Juan Franciso Elso: Por América on view at El Museo (through March 26, 2023), and later Phoenix Museum of Art (spring 2023), and the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (Fall 2023).
The Juan Francisco Elso: Essays on América [Juan Franciso Elso: Ensayos sobre América] monograph, is possible thanks to the support of Furthermore: a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund.
Contributors to this monograph include Jimmie Durham; Coco Fusco; Fernando Gómez; Orlando Hernández; Graciela Iturbide; Erica Moiah James; Magali Lara; Corina Matamoros; Cuauhtémoc Medina; Gean Moreno; Javier Téllez; Olga Viso; and Rachel Weiss.
Pages: 384 | English and Spanish | Size: 8.5 x 11.25 inches