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On Puerto Rican Art:
Books |Articles & Reports | CD-ROM | Exhibitions, Catalogues & Critiques | (Online) Magazines & Newspapers | Museums, Cultural Institutions & Universities

On Puerto Rican Society:
Language & Heritage | Politics & History | Tourism

The Americas:
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On Puerto Rican Art: Books
  • Puerto Rico Arte e Identidad, Hermandad de Artistas, Myrna Báez, José A. Torres Martinò et alt, Gráficos de Puerto Rico, Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1998
  • Mirar y ver, texto sobre arte y artistas en Puerto Rico, José A.. Torres Martino, Editorial del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Hermandad de Artistas Gráficos de Puerto Rico, 2001
  • La Identidad y la cultura, Eu geni o Fernandez Mendez, Instituto de Cultura Puertoriqueña, 1970
  • Panorama de la Cultura Puertorriqueña, Maria Teresa Babin, Biblioteca Puertorriqueña, Las Américas Publishing Co. New York, 1958
  • Las artes visuals puertorriqueñas a pricipios del siglo XXI, Adlín Ríos Rigau, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, ISBN 086581-574-7, 2002
  • Conversando con nuestros artistas, Eineid Routté Gómez, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, 1999
  • Los Tesosoros de la Pintura Puertorriqueña, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, 2000
  • El cartel en Puerto Rico, Teresa Tió, Pearson Education, 2003
  • El Portafolios en la Gráfica Puertorriqueña, XI Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe, 1995/1996
  • 100 años después... Cien artistas Contemporáneos – reflexiones en torno a la presencia norteamericana, comité de los cien/Instituto Cultura Puertorriqueña, 1998
  • ‘98: cien años después, Museo de Arte de Ponce, ISBN 84-482-1974-0, 1999
  • Puerto Rican painting between past and present, Mari Carmen Ramirez, University of Houston , 1986
  • New Art from Puerto Rico, Hollister Sturge, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield Mass., 1990
  • Cuatro Siglos de Pintura Puertorriqueña, Banco Santander, Puerto Rico, 1998
  • Nuestro Autoretrato, Assoc. mujeres artistas, Puerto Rico
  • The subversive imagination - Artists, Society, and Social Responsibility, Carol Becker (Editor), Routledge , New York , 1994
  • Puerto Rico – La nueva vida, Nina Kaiden, Pedro Juan Soto, Andrew Vladimir (Herausgeber), Renaissance Editions, New York, 1966
  • Family and identity in contemporary Cuban and Puerto Rican drama / Camilla Stevens. - Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2004. [004652203]
  • Puerto Rican cultural identity and the work of Luis Rafael Sánchez / by John Dimitri Perivolaris. – Chapel Hill : U.N.C. Department of Romance Languages, 2000. ( North Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures ; no. 268) [004146118]
  • Visual artists and the Puerto Rican performing arts, 1950-1990 : the works of Jack and Irene Delano, Antonio Martorell, Jaime Suárez, and Oscar Mestey-Villamil / Nelson Rivera. - New York ; Bern [etc.] : Lang, cop. 1997. (Wor(l)ds of change ; vol. 9) [001845134]
  • Rafael Ríos Rey y el muralismo en Puerto Rico, Néstor Murray Irrizarry


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On Puerto Rican Art: Articles & Reports

  • Una remirada al arte puertorriqueno de las decadas de los sesenta a los
    ochenta
    , essay by Teresa López, version 4, February 2007 (pdf)
  • Idioma, Historia y Nación, Ensayos de Rafael Castro Pereda, Editorial Talleres, 1993
  • Propuesta polemica sobre arte puertorriqueño, Traba, Marta, Librería Internacional, Inc., 1971
  • La Asamblea Constitucional de Status, Vortrag von Carlos I. Gorrín Peralta vor der Comisión de lo Jurídico del Senado de Puerto Rico, August 2001
  • tesis de Nora L. Rodriguez Vallés, UPR
  • Informe Final de la R. del organización y funcionamiento de las Instituciones publicas de la cultura en Puerto Rico, Senado, Comisión de Educación, Ciencia y Cultura, 28.5.2002
  • Three Decades of Puerto Rican Studies, 6th Biennal Conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2004


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On Puerto Rican Art: CD-ROM

  • Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, 60 años de producción artística, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, 2003


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On Puerto Rican Art: Exhibitions, Catalogues, Critiques

  • Contemporary Puerto Rican Installation Art: The Guagua Aérea, the Trojan Horse and the Termite, Laura Roulet, Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 2000
  • Exposicion Inaugural – La Colección Permanente del Museo Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, MAC, 2004
  • Muestra Nacional de Arte Puertorriqueña, ICP, 2001
  • Trienal Poligrafica de San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 2004
  • Island Nations, New Art from Cuba , the Dominican Republic , Puerto Rico , and the Diaspora, The RISD Museum , 2004
  • 100 en la sien: 10 artistas ante el 98, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico, Universidad Sagrado Corazón, Santurce, 1998
  • The Puerto Rican Equation – Puertorican artists ponder 100 years since the 1898 invasion, Juan Sánchez, 1998
  • Las curiosidades del ser, Text zu Ausstellung von Carlos Ruiz Valarino, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, Ingrid Maria Jiménez Martínez, 2004
  • Voces y Visiones - Highlights from El Museo del Barrio's permanent collection, ISBN: 1-882454-14-6, 2003
  • Puerto Rican silkscreen posters 1952-83, http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum/exhibitions/puertoricanposters/

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On Puerto Rican Art: (Online) Magazines & Newspapers

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

  • DIVEDCO Magazines of the Division de Educacion de la Comunidad, Departamento de Instrucción Pública, San Juan, from ca. 1952 on
  • Plástica, Liga Estudiantes de Arte de San Juan
  • Art Premium, La Revista de Arte de Puerto Rico, Corinne Timsit (Publicadora/Editora), San Juan (no longer in print, digital version does not focus on Puerto Rican art anymore, artpremium.com)
  • artes, though produced in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rican art plays an important role in this internationally oriented magazine which was published on paper 34 times before limiting itsself to a website in December 2010. The old domain artesrd.com was substituted by artessd.com
  • arte POR EXCELANCIAS - Caribbean and Latin American Contemporary Art News and Promotion, arteporexcelencias.com
  • Art Nexus, El nexo entre América Latina y el resto del Mundo, Arte En Colombia, Inc., Florida, artnexus.com
  • El Nuevo Día, endi.com
  • El Vocero, vocero.com
  • Claridad, claridadpuertorico.com
  • Primera Hora, primerahora.com
  • The San Juan Star/El San Juan Star
  • Dialogo/Dialogo Digital, the critical newspaper of the University of PR (since 1986)


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On Puerto Rican Art: Museums, Cultural Institutions & Universities


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On Puerto Rican Society: Language and Heritage

  • Language and the American education of Puerto Ricans: a historical study of the island's sociology of education / Herminio Vargas-Tollents. - [ Philadelphia ]: Xlibris, 2002. [004664446]
  • El impacto del inglés en el español puertorriqueño: un análisis comparativo / Carmen Jany. - Bern : Lang, 2001. (Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe 24, Ibero-romanische Sprachen und Literaturen ; vol. 68) [004205359]
  • The Lost Taino Tribe website, losttainotribe.com


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On Puerto Rican Society: Politics & History

  • "El Status", thesis by el-status.com founder Lisa Ladner, Zurich, 2006
  • America 's colony: the political and cultural conflict between the United States and Puerto Rico / Pedro A. Malavet. - New York : New York University Press, c2004. (Critical America ) [004892293]
  • Toward a discourse of consent: mass mobilization and colonial politics in Puerto Rico, 1932-1948 / Gabriel Villaronga. - Westport , Conn. : Praeger, 2004. (Contributions in Latin American studies ; no. 23) [004657218]
  • The Puerto Ricans: a documentary history / edited by Kal Wagenheim and Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim. -  Updated and expanded edition - Princeton : Markus Wiener Publishers, 2002. [004679608]
  • Constructing a colonial people: Puerto Rico and the United States , 1898-1932 / Pedro A. Cabán. - Boulder , Colo. : Westview Press, 1999. [003847504]
  • Language, elites, and the state: nationalism in Puerto Rico and Quebec / Amílcar A. Barreto. - Westport , Connecticut [etc.] : Praeger, 1998. [002026276]
  • Puerto Rican women and work: bridges in transnational labor / ed. by Altagracia Ortiz. - Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1996. (Puerto Rican studies series) [001584427]
  • Island paradox: Puerto Rico in the 1990s / Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, Carlos E. Santiago. - New York : Russell Sage Foundation, cop. 1996. [001684666]
  • "Subject people" and colonial discourses: economic transformation and social disorder in Puerto Rico , 1898-1947 / Kelvin A. Santiago-Valles. - Albany : State University of New York Press, cop. 1994. (SUNY series in society and culture in Latin America ) [001619541]
  • The political economy of colonialism: the state and industrialization in Puerto Rico / Sherrie L. Baver. - Westport , Conn. [etc.]: Praeger, 1993. [001348840]
  • The disenchanted island: Puerto Rico and the United States in the twentieth century / Ronald Fernandez; forew. by William M. Kunstler and Ronald L. Kuby. – New York , N.Y. [etc.] : Praeger, 1992. [001282125]
  • Puerto Rico 's statehood movement / Edgardo Meléndez. - New York , N.Y. [etc.] : Greenwood Press, 1988. (Contributions in political science ; 220) [001057312]
  • The United States and Puerto Rico : decolonization options and prospects / Roland I. Perusse; forew. by Gerald R. Ford. - Lanham [etc.] : University Press of America , cop. 1987. [001058003]
  • Elecciones y Partidos Políticos de Puerto Rico 1809 – 2000, Fernando Bayrón Toro, Editorial Isla, 2000
  • The Puerto Rican Syndrome, Patricia Gherovici, 2003
  • Puerto Rico . A Political and Cultural History, Arturo Morales Carrión, American Assoc. for State and Local History/W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1983
  • Die demokratische Verfassung – zwischen Verständigung und Revolte, Jörg Paul Müller , Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 2002
  • La tercera raiz – presencia africana en Puerto Rico, Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Puertorriqueña (CEREP), 1992
  • La otra cara de la historia – la historia de Puerto Rico desde su cara obrera, Vol. I 1800 - 1925, Lydia Milagros González, Angel G. Quintero Rivera, Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Puertorriqueña (CEREP), 1984
  • Puerto Rico mio. Four decades of change/cuatro decadas de cambio, Jack Delano (Fotograf), Smithsonian Insitution Press, 1990
  • Puerto Rico, Borinquen Querida – A loving portrait of an island (In Celebration of the Fifth Centennial of the Discovery of Puerto Rico and The Americas), Roger A. LaBrucherie, Imágenes Press, 1993


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On Puerto Rican Society: Tourism


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The Americas: Books and more

  • The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas, Edward J. Sullivan, Yale University Press, 2007
  • Enzyclopedia of Latin American & Caribbean Art, Edited by Jane Turner, Macmillan Reference Limited UK/Grove’s Dictionaries, Inc. USA, 2000
  • List of doctoral thesis projects (in Spanish)


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