On view in the second-floor galleries, this exhibition debuts work by modern and contemporary Argentinian, Cuban and Mexican artists. A wide range of artists and styles are showcased that evoke national pride and place indigenous and national traditions on the global stage. Sculptures, photographs, prints, drawings and paintings are included.
Museum founder Arthur I. Appleton acquired an important and wide-ranging collection of ancient north, central and south American indigenous art, highlighting the artistic styles that predated European influences. Rounding out the collection through gifts and purchases over the last two decades, the Appleton has acquired notable modern and contemporary works by artists from Caribbean and Latin American countries.