City/Art: The Urban Scene in Latin America

City/Art: The Urban Scene in Latin America

by Rebecca Biron
     
 

ISBN-10: 082234470X

ISBN-13: 2900822344703

Pub. Date: 07/17/2009

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900822344703
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/17/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................1
PART 1 URBAN DESIGNS....................37
Néstor García Canclini, What is a City?....................61
Adrián Gorelik, Buenos Aires is (Latin) America, Too....................85
PART 2 STREET SIGNS....................115
Nelly Richard, City, Art, Politics....................127
Marcy Schwartz, The Writing on the Wall: Urban Cultural Studies and the Power of Aesthetics....................145
José Quiroga, Miami Remake....................165
PART 3 TRAFFIC....................185
Hugo Achugar, On Maps and Malls....................211
George Yúdice, Culture-Based Urban Development in Rio de Janeiro....................233
Nelson Brissac Peixoto, Latin American Megacities: The New Urban Formlessness....................251
Bibliography....................267
Contributors....................271

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