By Michael Wilson

Front cover of Cornell Capa and Thomas Messer, The Emergent Decade: Latin American Painters and Painting in the 1960's (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1966), showing Armando Morales, Landscape, 1964. Design by Kathleen Haven

Michael Wilson investigates the influence of the catalogue to Thomas Messer’s 1966 Guggenheim exhibition The Emergent Decade: Latin American Painters and Painting in the 1960’s on Pablo León de la Barra’s Under the Same Sun.

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