Trailblazing Latina Artists

Curated by Gabriela Brown

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Artsy is launching a series of curated online group exhibitions that showcase the talent of female-identifying artists. 

Women artists have broadly been overlooked in art history, and Latina artists are no exception. While fighting against the realities of a male-dominated art world, Latina artists have also been ostracized due to their ethnicity, leading to fewer opportunities and a lack of representation. As of 2019, Latina artists represent less than one percent of the art being acquired by U.S. art institutions.

Female-identifying Latin American artists and their work have been consistently typecast and overshadowed. This context has often kept Latina artists from …

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