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Luis Barragán

Work by Luis Barragán

Winner of the Pritzker Price, Mexican architect Luis Barragán was known for his regionally inflected designs, which featured lightweight ferro-concrete frames, steel-sash windows, unornamented facades, and roof terraces. In 2004, UNESCO named his Tacubaya house and studio a World Heritage Site, reflecting its importance as a representative example of modern Mexican architecture.

Conservation of textiles

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Professional textile conservation has its roots in the 1930s and became fully established in the second half of the 20th century, when countries throughout the world became keen to preserve their textile past. Environmental pollution, high temperatures, mold, and dust all tend to menace textiles, and slowing the process of degradation over time becomes the primary goal of conservation.

In this update, Grove Art publishes 149 emendations.

Dulwich Pink Gallery

Collection Guides

Join Oxford Art Online on a tour of unique art collections around the world! Written by experts and curators, our Collection Guides present the history and highlights of museums and galleries.

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Grove Guide to the Art Market

Explore the new Grove Art subject guide on the art market, which brings together articles related to finance, art law, provenance, cultural heritage, collecting, connoisseurship, galleries, auction houses, and dealers.

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Latin American Art

Grove Art continues a major initiative to revise and expand Grove’s content on Latin American art and architecture. Led by Tom Cummins at Harvard University, this project includes scholarship on topics from the Pre-Columbian period to present day.