Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 represents the culmination of a herculean research project that resulted in a major traveling exhibition and substantial catalogue, led by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Andrea Giunta. The title is as provocative as it is descriptive and begs the questions: What is radical? How are women radical? Where is Latin America? And why 1960 to 1985? The term “radical” comes from the Latin radicalis, which refers to the root, base, or foundation of something. In contemporary usage, radical changes are those that significantly affect or alter those foundations. In this sense, the works selected for the exhibition and the accompanying catalogue represent those made by Latin...

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