Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month at MUAM

Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month Featured Art

By Collections Manager / Registrar, Laura Stewart

Since 1968, Americans have celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month. This 30-day period
runs from September 15 – October 15, and recognizes the contributions of Americans with
Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, Central and South American ancestry.

In celebration of this important heritage month, Miami University Art Museum presents here a
handful of Hispanic/Latinx artists who are represented in its permanent collection.

Emilio Amero (Mexican-American, 1901-1976)
Harmonica Blues, 1950
Lithograph, Edition 18/25. Overall 9 ¾” x 12 ⅞”, Miami University Purchase

Arthur-Luiz Piza (Brazilian, 1928-2017)
Lune Verte, 1961
Etching, Edition 7/50. Overall 32 ¼” x 24 ½”, Miami University Purchase

Jesús Raphael Soto (Venezuelan, 1923-2005)
Relazione nero e azzurro (Black and Blue Relations)
Silkscreen, Edition 67/95. Overall: 27 9/16″ x 18 7/8″, Gift of Mark and Sandy S. Kelly