1700-present

The approximately 1,300 objects from post-1700 Latin America include a range of works from colonial art to 20th-century material culture, modernism, and 21st-century art addressing contemporary social issues.

Piction collections thumbnails

Unknown Mexican, Mexican
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Spanish Colonial-early 20th century
177.9.25704
Sisson Blanchard, Haitian, 1929 - 1981
Untitled (Owl)
1960s (collected in 1966)
2005.7.1
Andre Pierre, Haitian, 1914 - 2005
Ritual Jar (govi) for Ezili Freda
collected 1966
2005.7.2
Andre Pierre, Haitian, 1914 - 2005
Ritual Jar (govi) for Ezili Freda
collected 1966
2005.7.2
Andre Pierre, Haitian, 1914 - 2005
Ritual Jar (govi) for Danbala with Intertwined Serpents (veve) symbol
collected 1966
2005.7.3
Alfredo Jaar, Chilean, born 1956
The Eyes of Gutete Emerita
1996
2006.17
Mario Cravo Neto, Brazilian, born 1947
Christian with Bird
1991
2008.30
Kuna (Cuna)
Mola
mid-20th century
2008.39
Luis Cruz Azaceta, Cuban, born 1942
Lotto: The American Dream, number 2 of 10; from the Portfolio, 10: Artist as Catalyst
published 1992
2008.53.2
Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Cuban, born 1959
Untitled (Identity Could Be A Tragedy), from the series When I Am Not Here / Estoy Alla
1996
2008.7
Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Cuban, born 1959
Untitled (Breast and Bottle Feeding), from the series When I Am Not Here / Estoy Alla
1994
2009.12
Amparo Carvajal-Hufschmid, Colombian, born 1957
H. S. I., from Portfolio 2008
2008
2009.37.6
Armando Morales, Nicaraguan, 1927 - 2011
Two Bathers (Dos Banistas)
1980
2011.21.2
Meyer Vaisman, Venezuelan, born 1960
Untitled
1988
2011.63.11
David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican, 1896 - 1974
Moises Saenz
1930
2012.49
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
The Elevated
1928
2013.38
Pablo Delano, Puerto Rican, born 1954
Sevilla House, Former Home of Manager of Operations for Tate & Lyle Sugar Company, Brechin Castle Sugar...
2012
2013.40.1
Pablo Delano, Puerto Rican, born 1954
Interior, Brechin Castle Sugar Factory, Trinidad, West Indies
2012
2013.40.2
Juan O'Gorman, Mexican, 1905 - 1982
Chalma
1950
2013.72.5
Diego Rivera, Mexican, 1886 - 1957
Self-Portrait
about 1950
2013.72.6
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
The Requiem (alternate titles: El Réquiem; Requiem; Velorio)
1928
2014.54
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Study for The Departure of Quetzalcoatl (Panel 7) for The Epic of American Civilization
about 1932-1934
d.978.19
Francisco Zuniga, Mexican, 1912 - 1998
Evelia (Nude)
1977
d.987.27
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Figure study for Modern Industrial Man (central panel, 2 of 3, Panel 20) for The Epic of American...
about 1930-1934
d.988.52.228
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Transfer drawing of Head with Open Jaw for The Departure of Quetzalcoatl (Panel 7) for The Epic of...
1932-1934
d.988.52.77
Diego Rivera, Mexican, 1886 - 1957
Untitled (Portrait of a Girl with Orange Bow)
about 1937-1938
d.990.31
Rufino Tamayo, Mexican, 1899 - 1991
Portrait of Rosalind Richards
1948
p.2004.13
Rufino Tamayo, Mexican, 1899 - 1991
Portrait of Rosalind Richards
1948
p.2004.13
Jesus Martinez Carrion, Mexican, 1860 - 1906
Portrait of a Man
1891
p.925.5
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
The Epic of American Civilization: Migration (Panel 1)
1932-1934
p.934.13.1
Abraham Angel, Mexican, 1905 - 1924
Tepito Landscape (Paisaje Tepito)
1923
p.935.1.1
Roland Dorcely, Haitian, 1930 - 2017
The Two Sisters #2
about 1957
p.958.46
Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002
Terre Verte (Green Earth)
1952
p.960.57.2
Xavier Esqueda, Mexican, born 1943
The Relatives of Icarus (Los Parientes de Icaro)
about 1965
p.965.105
Xavier Esqueda, Mexican, born 1943
The Relatives of Icarus (Los Parientes de Icaro)
about 1965
p.965.105
Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002
A Pinch of Earth
1953
p.965.74
Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002
A Pinch of Earth
1953
p.965.74
Claudio Bravo, Chilean, 1936 - 2011
Portrait of a Martyr
1972
p.974.373
Claudio Bravo, Chilean, 1936 - 2011
Portrait of a Martyr
1972
p.974.373
Fernando Botero, Colombian, born 1932
The Butcher Table (La Mesa del Carnicero); Still Life with Pig's Head
1969
p.975.72
Fernando Botero, Colombian, born 1932
The Butcher Table (La Mesa del Carnicero); Still Life with Pig's Head
1969
p.975.72
Philome Obin, Haitian, 1892 - 1986
La Fossette vers 1897: Les Bourgeois du Cap Revenant de leurs Habitations (The "Pit" (a Cap-Haitien...
1958
p.976.205
Philome Obin, Haitian, 1892 - 1986
La Fossette vers 1897: Les Bourgeois du Cap Revenant de leurs Habitations (The "Pit" (a Cap-Haitien...
1958
p.976.205
Roland Dorcely, Haitian, 1930 - 2017
Mother and Son
before 1957
p.984.39.3
Roland Dorcely, Haitian, 1930 - 2017
Mother and Son
before 1957
p.984.39.3
Roland Dorcely, Haitian, 1930 - 2017
Mother and Son
before 1957
p.984.39.3
Unknown Ecuadorian, Ecuadorian
Madonna and Child (Nursing Madonna)
18th century
p.998.15.2
Unknown, Peruvian
Holy Trinity Crowning the Virgin
18th century
p.998.15.3
Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002
Untitled
1949
p.998.48
Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002
Untitled
1949
p.998.48
Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002
Untitled
1949
p.998.48
Hector Garcia, Mexican, 1923 - 2012
Jose Clemente Orozco
1945
ph.2001.51.5
Hector Garcia, Mexican, 1923 - 2012
Jose Clemente Orozco
1945
ph.2001.51.5
Sebastiao Salgado, Brazilian, born 1944
Brasil (Hand, Serra Pelada)
1986
ph.2002.59
Sebastiao Salgado, Brazilian, born 1944
Brasil (Hand, Serra Pelada)
1986
ph.2002.59
Sebastiao Salgado, Brazilian, born 1944
Brasil (Hand, Serra Pelada)
1986
ph.2002.59
Sebastiao Salgado, Brazilian, born 1944
Brasil (Hand, Serra Pelada)
1986
ph.2002.59
Daniela Rossell, Mexican, born 1973
Untitled (Janita Harem Room, Villa Arabesque, Acapulco, Mexico) from the series Ricas y Famosas
2001
ph.2004.18
Daniela Rossell, Mexican, born 1973
Untitled (Janita Harem Room, Villa Arabesque, Acapulco, Mexico) from the series Ricas y Famosas
2001
ph.2004.18
Daniela Rossell, Mexican, born 1973
Untitled (Janita Harem Room, Villa Arabesque, Acapulco, Mexico) from the series Ricas y Famosas
2001
ph.2004.18
Enrique Chagoya, Mexican, born 1953
Utopian Cannibal.Org
2000
pr.2002.2
Enrique Chagoya, Mexican, born 1953
Utopian Cannibal.Org
2000
pr.2002.2
Enrique Chagoya, Mexican, born 1953
Utopian Cannibal.Org
2000
pr.2002.2
Enrique Chagoya, Mexican, born 1953
Utopian Cannibal.Org
2000
pr.2002.2
Enrique Chagoya, Mexican, born 1953
Utopian Cannibal.Org
2000
pr.2002.2
Enrique Chagoya, Mexican, born 1953
Utopian Cannibal.Org
2000
pr.2002.2
Enrique Chagoya, Mexican, born 1953
Utopian Cannibal.Org
2000
pr.2002.2
Jose Guadalupe Posada, Mexican, 1851 - 1913
The American Mosquito (El Mosquito Americano)
about 1904
pr.2002.42.1
Jose Guadalupe Posada, Mexican, 1851 - 1913
The American Mosquito (El Mosquito Americano)
about 1904
pr.2002.42.1
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Inditos (Mexican Peasants Working)
1929
pr.930.15.1
Miguel Duclaud Covarrubias, Mexican, 1904 - 1957
Mexican Street Scene
about 1940
pr.943.15
Miguel Duclaud Covarrubias, Mexican, 1904 - 1957
Mexican Street Scene
about 1940
pr.943.15
Marius de Zayas, Mexican, 1880 - 1961
Title page, from the journal "291" (No. 1, March 1915) (portfolio)
1915
pr.960.79.1a
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Las Masas (The Masses)
1935
pr.985.40.1
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Grief (Afliccion); The Peasant (El Campesino)
1930
pr.985.40.2
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Grief (Afliccion); The Peasant (El Campesino)
1930
pr.985.40.2
Leopoldo Mendez, Mexican, 1902 - 1969
Benito Juarez
about 1950
pr.995.7.4
Josep Renau, Mexican, 1907 - 1982
La Patria Mexicana Defendida por Sus Hijos
about 1944
ps.987.6.171
Gabriel Morera, Venezuelan (born Spain), born 1933
Ulisses Foot
1960s
s.2004.47
Unknown Ecuadorian, Ecuadorian
Creche Figure of Saint Joseph
18th century
s.998.15.4
Unknown Ecuadorian, Ecuadorian
Creche Figure of the Virgin Mary
18th century
s.998.15.5
Carlos Merida, Guatemalan, 1891 - 1984/5
The Reapers (Les Moissoneurs)
1928
w.935.1.45
Jose Luis Cuevas, Mexican, 1934 - 2017
Self-Portraits
1960-1961
w.976.169
Jose Luis Cuevas, Mexican, 1934 - 2017
Self-Portraits
1960-1961
w.976.169
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Study of Head for Migration (Panel 1) for The Epic of American Civilization
1932-1934
w.988.52.12