Architecture reflects the utopia of a society, as well as its desires and contradictions.
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Born in 1969 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
Lives and works in Madrid, Spain, and Caracas, Venezuela

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Selected titles in our library

Photography in Argentina. Contradiction and continuity. Exhibition catalogue, J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA, September 16, 2017 - January 28, 2018, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March - May, 2018. Edited by Idurre Alonso, and Judith Keller, with contributions by Abel Alexander, Rodrigo Alonso, Natalia Fortuny, Valeria González, Ana Longoni, Carlos Masotta, and Luis Priamo. Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017.

Pulsions urbaines. 1962-2017. L'amérique latine en mouvement. Collection Leticia et Stanislas Poniatowski. Exhibition catalogue, Rencontres internationales de la Photographie, Espace van Gogh, Arles, France, July 3 - September 24, 2017. With texts by María Wills, and Alexis Fabry. Paris, Toluca, 2017.

Caleidoscopio y rompecabezas. Latinoamérica en la colección MUSAC. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno CAAM, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, June 9 - October 9, 2016. With texts by Orlando Britto Jinorio, Wendy Navarro (et al.). Las Palmas, CAAM, 2016.

Cruce de colecciones. 25. Aniversario del CAAM. Exhibiion catalogue, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno CAAM, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Obtober 16, 2014 - January 25, 2015. Texts by Larry Álvarez, Omar-Pascual Castillo and Ángel Mollá Román. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, CAAM, 2014.

El teatro del mundo. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, June 12 - September 28, 2014. With texts by Andrea Torreblanca. Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas ARtes y Literatura, 2014.

Freiheit!. Exhibtion catalogue, Kunstpalais, Erlangen, Germany, April 12 - August 4, 2013. With texts by Claudia Emmert and an interview by Ina Neddermeyer with Alexander Apóstol. Köln, Snoeck, 2014.

Realidades en conflicto = Realities in conflict. Exhibition catalogue, Espacio ArtNexus, Bogotá, Colombia, June 12 - September 9, 2014. With texts by Francine Birbragher, and Oscar Roldán-Alzate. Bogotá, Arte en Colombia, 2014.

Fuentes Guaza, Luisa. Lenguajes contemporáneos desde Centroamérica. Madrid, Turner, 2013.

Memorias de la obsolescencia. Selección de videos en la Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Centro de arte contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, September 1 - December 1, 2013. With texts by Jesús Fuenmayor (et al.). La Habana, Centro de arte contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2013.

En suspensión. Alexander Apóstol, Cinthia Marcelle, Héctor Zamora. Exhibition catalogue, Espai d'art contemporani, Castelló, Spain, September 28 - December 30, 2012. With texts by Iria Candela and John Rajchman. Castelló, Espai d'art contemporani, 2012.

Manifesta 9. The deep of the modern. A subcyclopaedia. Exhibition catalogue, Genk, Belgium, 2012. With texts by Cuauhtémoc Medina, Dawn Ades, Katerina Gregos (et al.). Milano, Silvana Editoriale, 2012.

54. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte - la Biennale di Venezia. Padiglione America Latina - IILA. Entre siempre y jamás. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale di Venezia, June 4 - November 27, 2011. With texts by Alfons Hug, Paz Guevara, and Patricia Rivadeneira. Roma, Instituto Italo-Latinoamericano IILA, 2011.

Patria o libertad! On patriotism, immigration and populism. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada, October 8 - November 20, 2010, COBRA Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, February 19 - May 8, 2011. With a text by Paco Barragán. Toronto, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, 2011.

Tate Latin American Acquisitions Committee. Celebrating 10 years. With texts by Nicolas Serota and Dawn Ades. London, Tate, 2011.

The future lasts forever = El futuro dura para siempre. Exhibition catalogue, Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden, 2011. With texts by Carlos Motta, Inti Guerrero (et al.). Gävle, Gävle Konstcentrum, 2011.

A carta da Jamaica. Exhibition catalogue, Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, August 3 - September 5, 2010, Museu da Maré, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, August 6 - September 18, 2010. With texts by Alfons Hug, Alonso Cueto (et al.). Rio de Janeiro, Aeroplano, 2010.

Alexander Apóstol. Modernidad tropical. Exhibition catalogue, MUSAC, León, Spain, 2010. With texts by Cuauhtémoc Medina, María Inés Rodríguez, González, Julieta and Juan Herreros. León, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León MUSAC, 2010.

Larrañaga Altuna, Josu (ed.). Arte y política (Argentina, Brasil, Chile y España, 1989-2004). Madrid, Editorial Complutense, 2010.

Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography 1990-2005. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, February 14 - May 2, 2010. With texts by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (et al.). Long Beach, California, Museum of Latin American Art MoLAA, 2010.

Colección CA2M. Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo de la Comunidad de Madrid. Volumen I. Collection catalogue. With texts by Ferran Barenblit and Mariano Navarro. Móstoles, Madrid, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo CA2M, 2010.

Contemporary Art in Latin America. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera, Luis Camnitzer, Guy Brett (et al.) and a conversation between Gabriela Salgado and Guillermo Gómez-Peña. London, Black Dog, 2010.

Deshabitable. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural de España, Lima, Peru, July - August 2010. With texts by Dermis P. León (et al.). Lima, Centro Cultural de España, 2010.

Inside out. Photography after form. Ella Fontanals-Cisneros collection. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA, December 1, 2010 - March 7, 2011. With texts by Simon Baker and Tanya Barson. Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2010.

Malas calles. Exhibition catalogue, Institut Valencia d'Art Moderne (IVAM), Valencia, February 10 - May 9, 2010. With texts by José Miguel G. Cortés (et al.). Valencia, IVAM,

Sinergias. Arte latinoamericano actual en España. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Unión Fenosa MACUF, La Coruña, and other venues in Spain, 2010. With texts by Carlos Jiménez, Fernando Castro Flórez (et al.). 2010.

Wolf, Sylvia. The digital eye. Photographic art in the electronic age. Munich, Prestel, 2010.

Hamilton, Patrick, Mónica Carballas, and Guillermo Machuca. Video otra vez. Once muestras de video arte contemporáneo. Santiago de Chile, Metales Pesados, 2010.

5a Bienal Ventosul Curitiba. Paraná - Brasil - 2009. Água grande: os mapas alterados = Large Water: The altered Maps. Exhibition catalogue, 5a Bienal Ventosul, Curitiba, Brasil, 2009. With texts Ticio Escobar, Leonar Amarante, Ferndando Castro Flóres (et al.). Curitiba, Bienal Ventosul, 2009.

After architecture. Typologies of the afterwards. Exhibition catalogue, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain, June 19 - September 6, 2009. With texts by Martí Peran. Barcelona, Actar, 2009.

En todas partes. Políticas de la diversidad sexual en el arte. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporânea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, May 14 - September 20, 2009. With texts by Justo Pastor Mellado, Elisabeth Lebovici, Manuel Olveira (et al.). Santiago de Compostela, CGAC, 2009.

MADC 94/09: Diálogos y correspondencias. Exposición del 15° aniversario del MADC. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo MADC, San José, Costa Rica, February 26 - May 8, 2009. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton and María José Monge. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2009.

Menos tiempo que lugar. El arte de la independencia = Weniger Zeit als Raum. Exhibition catalogue, Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Argentina; La Paz, Sucre, Bolivia; Santiago, Chile; Medellín, Colombia; Montevideo, Uruguay; Cuenca, Quito, Ecuador; Caracas, Venezuela, and other venues, 2009-2011. With texts by Alfons Hug (et al.). München, Goethe-Institut, 2009.

Matos, Dennys. Paisajes. Metáforas de nuestro tiempo. Barcelona, Lingkua, 2009.

Post-it city. Ciudades ocasionales = cidades ocasionais = occasional urbanities. Exhibition catalogue, Centre d'art Santa Mónica, Barcelona, Spain, 2008, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile, Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brasil, Espaço Casa de Cultura-La Prensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009. With texts by Martí Peran (et al.). Madrid, Turner, 2009.

Visionarios. Audiovisual en Latinoamérica. Catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, May 18 - June 15, 2009. Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2009.

2da Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe. Número cero 1. Mapa zero. Edited by Carla Zaccagnini. San Juan, Puerto Rico, Trienal Poli/Gráfica, 2008.

Bright, Susan. Art Photography now. Berlin, Edition Braus, 2008. (English original 2005)

Cortés, José Miguel G.. Cartografías disidentes. Madrid, SEACEX, 2008.

Casa del Lago Juan José Arreola. Memorias de exposiciones 08. Exhibition catalogue, Casa del Lago Juan José Arreola, 2008. With texts by Itzel Vargas Plata (et al.). Mexico City, UNAM, 2008.

Islands and Ghettos. Exhibition catalogue, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany, June 7 - August 31, 2008. With texts by Johan Holten, Alfredo Brillembourg, Herbert Klumpner (et al.). Heidelberg, Heidelberger Kunstverein, 2008.

La salvaje revolucionaria en horario estelar. Un proyecto de Alexander Apóstol a partir del ensayo político "Del buen salvaje al buen revolucionario" de Carlos Rangel (1976) = The savage revolutionary. A telenovela. Graphic design by Alvaro Sotillo. San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2da Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, América Latina y el Caribe, 2008.

Alonso, Rodrigo (ed.). No sabe / no contesta. Prácticas fotográficas contemporáneas desde América Latina. Buenos Aires, Arte x Arte, 2008.

Revisiting the Glass House. Contemporary art and modern architecture. Catalogue, published on the exhibition at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, March 9 - July27, 2008, Architecture Gallery, New Haven, February 11 - May 9, 2008, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, January 14 - March 22, 2009. Edited by Jessica Hough and Mónica Ramírez-Montagut, with essays by David Auburn (et al.). New Haven/London Yale University Press, 2008.

The prisoner's dilemma: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros-Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA, December 3, 2008 - March 1, 2009. With texts by Leanne Mella (et al.). Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2008.

Visionários. Audiovisual na América Latina. Exhibition catalogue, Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, August 5-10, 2008. With texts by Jorge de La Ferla, Arlindo Machado (et al.). São Paulo, Itaú Cultural, 2008.

Impasse 7. Ciudades negadas 2. Recuperando espacios urbanos olvidados. Lleida, Centre d'art la Panera, 2007.

Jump cuts. Venezuelan contemporary art. Colección Mercantil. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (Cifo), Miami, June 1 - July 15, 2007. With texts by Tahía Rivera (et al.). Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (Cifo); Caracas, Banco Mercantil, 2007.

La presencia. Latin American art in the United States. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, USA, June 10 - August 25, 2007. With texts by Gregorio Luke (et al.). Long Beach, California, Museum of Latin American Art MoLAA, 2007.

Lo[s] cinético[s]. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, March 27 - August 20, 2007. With texts by Osbel Suárez and Miguel Ángel García Hernández. Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2007.

Olivares, Rosa (ed.). 100 artistas Latinoamericanos = 100 Latin American artists. Madrid, Exit, 2006.

A principality of its own. 40 years of visual arts at the Americas Society. New York, Americas Society, 2006. Edited by José Luis Falconi and Gabriela Rangel. With texts by Andrea Giunta, Paulo Herkenhoff, Luis Camnitzer et.al.

Alexander Apóstol. Savage Modern = Moderno salvaje. Magdalena Fernández. Surfaces = Superficies. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, May 13 - June 18, 2006.With texts by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (et al.). Miami, Cifo, 2006.

Villanueva, Francisco, and Dulce Gómez (eds.). Arte contemporáneo de Venezuela. With texts by Julieta González (et al.). Caracas, Villanueva Editores, 2006.

Vitamin Ph. New perspectives in Photography. London, Phaidon, 2006.

Arte contemporáneo venezolano 1990-2004 en la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Colección Cisneros, Maracaibo, Venezuela, July 14 - October 2, 2005. With texts by Luis Pérez-Oramas (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2005.

Diccionario biográfico de las artes visuales en Venezuela. ABCDEFGHIJK. Caracas, Galería de Arte Nacional, 2005.

Emergencies. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castillo y León MUSAC, April 1 - August 21, 2005. With texts by Rafael Doctor Roncero (et al.). León, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León MUSAC, 2005.

Jump cuts. Venezuelan contemporary art. Colección Mercantil. Exhibition catalogue, Americas Society, New York, February 24 - May 21, 2005. With texts by Gabriela Rangel (et al.). New York, The Americas Society; Caracas, Banco Mercantil, 2005.

MUSAC. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León. Colección Vol. I = Collection vol. I. Collection catalogue, with texts by Rafael Doctor Roncero (et al.). León, MUSAC, 2005.

Casa de América - 2003. Anuario artes plásticas. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibitions at the Casa de América, Madrid, 2003. With texts by Rafael Doctor (et al.). Madrid, Casa de América, 2004.

Electric Earth. Cortos y videos del Reino Unido y Venezuela. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, September 16 - October 24, 2004. With texts by Ruth Auerbach, Mark Beasley and Colin Ledwith. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 2004.

Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo. Antología 1994-2004. Costa Rica. Published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

VIII Bienal Internacional de Pintura de Cuenca. Iconofilia. Exhibition catalogue, Cuenca, April 12 - June 10, 2004. With texts by José Roca, María Elena Ramos (et al.). Cuenca, Bienal de Cuenca, 2004.

Vida alterada. Fotografías Daniela Chappard, Fran Beaufrand, Alexander Apóstol. With a text by Boris Izaguirre. Caracas, Espacio Arte, 2004.

Casa de América 2002. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibitions at the Casa de América, Madrid, 2002. Edited by Rafael Doctor. Madrid, Casa de América, 2003.

Paul, Christiane. Digital art. London, Thames and Hudson, 2003.

Mapas abiertos. Fotografía latinoamericana. 1991-2002. Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Palau de la Verreina, Barcelona, November 2003 - January 2004 (simultaneous exhibitions). Edited by Alejandro Castellote, with texts by Alejandro Castellanos, Rubens Fernandes Junior, Juan Antonio Molina and Iván de la Nuez. Barcelona, Lunwerg, 2003.

Prague Biennale 1. Peripheries become the center. Exhibition catalogue, The Prague Biennial, June 26 - August 24, 2003. Edited by Giancarlo Politi, with contributions by Helena Kontova (et al.). Milan, Giancarlo Politi, 2003.

3 colectivas en el MADC. EX3 2000, Artistmo 2001, Arquetipos 2002. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2000 - March 3, 2001, May 10 - August 18, 2001, February 7 - March 23, 2002. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2002.

Carver, Antonia. Blink. 100 photographers, 10 curators, 10 writers. London/New York, Phaidon Press, 2002.

FotoGrafia. Primo Festival Internazionale di Roma. Exhibition catalogue, First International Festival, Roma, May-June 2002. With texts by Edoardo Albinati (et al.). Milan, Bruno Mondadori, 2002.

Ramos, María Elena. Fotociudad. Estética urbana y lenguaje fotográfico. Caracas, Cantv, 2002.

Fotofest 2002. Classicism and beyond. New technology, mixed media, classical photography. Exhibition catalogue, 9th International Biennial of Photography, Houston, Texas, 2002. Edited by Fred Baldwin and Wendy Watriss. Houston, Texas, Fotofest Inc., 2002.

Mundos creados. Latijn-Amerikaanse fotografie. Exhibition catalogue, Noorderlicht 2002, Fries Museum, De Manege and Princessehof, Leeuwarden, September 8 - October 13, 2002. With a text by Virginia Pérez-Ratton. Groningen, Stichting Fotografie Noorderlicht, 2002.

Fuenmayor, Jesús (ed.). Reformulación del modelo expositivo. Charlas y foros en torno a la curaduría de arte contemporáneo. With contributions by Carlos Basualdo, Ruth Auerbach, Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Mercantil, 2002.

Sala Mendoza 1956-2001. 45 años de historia del arte contemporáneo en Venezuela. Edited by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Aixa Sánchez, with Juan Calzadilla (et al.). Caracas, Asociación Civil Luisa de Mendoza para la Cultura, 2002.

Palenzuela, Juan Carlos. Fotografía en Venezuela 1960-2001. Caracas, Movilnet, 2001.

Primera Bienal de Fotografía Venezolana Daniela Chappard. Exhibition catalogue, Centro de Arte La Estancia, Caracas, Venezuela, 2001. Caracas, Fundación Daniela Chappard, 2001.

90 60 90. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas, May - June 2000. With texts by Alfons Hug (et al.). Caracas, Museo Jacobo Borges, 2000.

Alexander Apóstol. Pasatiempos. Exhibition catalogue, Galería de la Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado "La Esmeralda", Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, September - October 1999, Fototeca de Veracruz, Instituto veracruzano de Cultura, Puerto de Veracruz, Mexico, December 1999 - January 2000. With texts by Arturo Rodríguez Döring and Carlos-Blas Galindo. Mexico City, Centro Nacional de las Artes, 1999.

Koestenbaum, Wayne. MaleFemale. 105 photographs. Edited by Vince Aletti and an interview with MadonnaNew York, Aperture, 1999.

Alexander Apóstol. Pasatiempos. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, February 15 - March 8, 1998. With texts by Ruth Auerbach. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 1998.

El cuerpo en/de la fotografía. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, July 1 - August 25, 1998. With texts by Virginia Perez-Ratton (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 1998.

La resurrección del cadáver exquisito. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, June 14 - July 5, 1998. With a text by Vicente Leguna and Miguel Miguel. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 1998.

Hacer memoria. Registros de la nueva fotografía latinoamericana. Exposición No. 84.. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela, 1997. With texts by Ruth Auerbach and Tahía Rivero. Caracas, Museo Alejandro Otero, 1997.

Romantica. Immagini del cuore e della colpa. VII Biennale Internazionale di Fotografía. Exhibition catalogue, VII Biennale Internazionale di Fotografía, Torino, Italy, September 5 - October 12, 1997. With texts by Denis Curti (et al.). Milano, Leonardo Arte, 1997.

Sexta Bienal de La Habana. El individuo y su memoria / L'individu et sa mémoire. Exhibition catalogue, 6th Habana Biennial, Centro Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, May-June 1997. Edited by Nelson Herrera Ysla, with texts by Miguel Barnet (et al.). Paris, Association Française d'Action Artistique / La Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, 1997.

Coleman, A.D. Critical focus. Photography in the international image community. Munich, Nazraeli Press, 1996.

El espíritu de una colección. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica. With a text by Virginia Pérez-Ratton. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 1996.

II Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela, September - November 1995. With texts by María Luz Cárdenas and Luis Ángel Duque. Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, 1995.

Una visión del arte contemporáneo venezolano. Colección Ignacio y Valentina Oberto. Collection catalogue. With texts by Ignacio Enrique Oberto F., Luis Angel duque, María Luz Cárdenas (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Noa Noa, 1995.

Image and memory. Photography from Latin America 1866-1994. Edited by Wendy Watriss and Lois Parkinson Zamora, essays by Boris Kossoy and Fernando Castro. Houston, University of Texas Press; Fotofest, 1994.

I Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela, October - November 1993. With texts by María Luz Cárdenas and Ruth Auerbach. Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, 1993.

Fotofest 1992. The international month of photography. Exhibition catalogue, Fotofest, Houston, Texas, USA, March 7 - April 5, 1992. With texts by Wendy Watriss, and Frederick Baldwin. Houston, Texas, Fotofest Inc., 1992.

Boulton, María Teresa. Anotaciones sobre la fotografía venezolana contemporánea. Caracas, Monte Avila Latinoamericana, 1990.

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