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Arts of Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean

Works of art from Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean range from ancient cultures to cutting-edge artists of today. Among the highlights are the Glassell Collection of Pre-Columbian Gold and the museum’s growing collection of modern and contemporary art by Latin American and Latino artists.

 
© Alexandre Dacosta
 
 
Milton Dacosta
Brazilian, 1915 - 1988
Em vermelho
In Red
1958–59
Oil on canvas

Canvas: 28 3/4 x 36 1/8 in. (73 x 91.8 cm); frame: 30 3/8 x 37 3/4 x 2 in. (77.2 x 95.9 x 5.1 cm)

 
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Adolpho Leirner Collection of Brazilian Constructive Art, Museum purchase funded by the Caroline Wiess Law Accessions Endowment Fund

Arts of Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean