La historia como rumor (History as rumor) is an annual program of online exhibitions conceived by the director Gabriela Rangel with the aim of documenting and contextualizing a set of performances that occurred at different times and places in America and the Caribbean. This occasion, the fifth exhibition of the program, will be dedicated to Helado de agua de mar Caribe (Caribbean Sea Water Ice Cream) (2002), by the artist Quisqueya Henríquez who will have a conversation with Sara Hermann moderated by Gabriela Rangel and broadcast on YouTube.
MALBA - INAUGURATION OF "CARIBBEAN SEA WATER ICE CREAM" IN THE CONTEXT OF "HISTORY AS RUMOR"
Their recent catalogue "Jan Mulder collection: Contemporary Photography" has been nominated in the section Special Editions/Literature.
JAN MULDER COLLECTION NOMINATES FORT HE LUCES AWARDS OF THE EL COMERCIO NEWSPAPER
Meleko Mokgosi (b. 1981, Francistown, Botswana; lives in New York) wields the traditions of Western European painting to deliver sharp political critiques relating to the postcolonial condition. Exhibited at the museum is a large-scale, newly commissioned work by Mokgosi created for the museum’s distinctive 30-foot double-height project gallery.
PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI EXHIBITS MELEKO MOKGOSI: YOUR TRIP TO AFRICA
Following its debut in Seoul, OSGEMEOS’ exhibition You Are My Guest is now on view at the Fosun Foundation in Shanghai, featuring a selection of paintings, installations, and sound pieces by the Brazilian artist duo. OSGEMEOS is known internationally for their unique, dreamlike visual language that brings together influences from Brazilian folklore, hip hop, graffiti, and street art.
FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION IN CHINA OF BRAZILIAN ARTIST DUO OSGEMEOS
The exhibition presents rarely seen examples of Latin American abstraction alongside works by American and European modernists and Phoenix-based contemporary artists. It explores how the visual language of abstraction has generated profound insights into Latin American culture and politics and how Latin American artists have drawn on abstraction’s parallel history in the United States and Europe.
PHOENIX ART MUSEUM EXHIBITS CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN ART IN STORIES OF ABSTRACTION
Tomorrow, Saturday 9th, The Bass, the de la Cruz Collection and the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Family Archive collaborate to present a celebration day honoring the personal and artistic legacy of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of his death in Miami, Florida. The virtual celebration will feature a series of three conversations joined by a panel of colleagues and scholars with distinct views and perspectives, memorializing the life of Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Live on Zoom.
THE BASS PRESENTS “FELIX GONZALEZ-TORRES: WHAT REMAINS”, A CELEBRATION OF THE ARTIST'S LIFE AND LEGACY
Organized by Megan Fontanella, the exhibition reflects on several of the varied and complex courses nonrepresentational art followed in the 1960s and into the 1970s, and includes works by Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, and others.
“THE FULLNESS OF COLOR: 1960S PAINTING” AT THE GUGGENHEIM NEW YORK
The Pinacoteca de São Paulo presents Joan Jonas: Five Decades, the first solo exhibition in South America by the American pioneer of performance and video art Joan Jonas. The exhibition is curated by Berta Sichel, and is part of the network of collaborations of the 34th Bienal de São Paulo.
FIVE DECADES OF JOAN JONAS – EXHIBITION AT THE PINACOTECA OF SÃO PAULO
The Reina Sofia Museum presents "To a raven and hurricanes that from unknown places bring back smells of humans in love", the first solo exhibition of Petrit Halilaj (Kostërrc, Kosovo, 1986) in Spain. The exhibition, with large-scale installations, is located in the Palacio de Cristal.
TO A RAVEN AND HURRICANES THAT FROM UNKNOWN PLACES BRING BACK SMELLS OF HUMANS IN LOVE
“A journey, an exploration and an homage to private collecting in Colombia.” I Wanna Be With You is a group exhibition that investigates the concepts of contact, interaction, communication, proximity, exchange, strategies of collaboration. On the other hand, isolation, seclusion, social distance, detachment, and separation. The project pays homage to some of the most prestigious Colombian private collections while offering an unusual itinerary of Colombian and international art history from the 1970s till now. Therefore, highlighting how private collections are a vital part of the art-system and an alternative yet exciting way of approaching and experiencing art.
BOGOTA – A DICHOTOMY BETWEEN THE PUBLIC AND THE PRIVATE, MAMBO PRESENTS “I WANNA BE WITH YOU”
The new research institute, established with a gift from the Legacy Emilio Ambasz Foundation, will be dedicated to understanding the interaction between architecture and ecology in order to highlight the urgent need for an ecological transformation. The goals of the Institute, through a range of curatorial programs and research initiatives, are to foster dialogue, promote conversation, and facilitate research around the relationship between the built and the natural environment.
ARCHITECTURE AND ECOLOGY - EMILIO AMBASZ INSTITUTE FOR THE JOINT STUDY OF THE BUILT AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AT MoMA
Curated by Alastair Fuad-Luke, the 2021 edition of Porto Design Biennale aims to think and intervene in the current moment, under the theme Alter-Realities: Designing the Present.
PORTO DESIGN BIENNALE
Architecture with plant fibres has high sensual and haptic qualities, and in terms of the selection criteria of the FIBRA Award also high aesthetic quality. The FIBRA Award is given by amàco, the research and experimental centre for natural building materials in Villefontaine in France, and curator Dominique Gauzin-Müller.
ifa GALLERY STUTTGART PRESENTS FIBRA: CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE WITH PLANT FIBERS
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes will present, starting on January 8, the exhibition "Tres miradas sobre Mar del Plata", made up of a selection of photographs by Annemarie Heinrich, Ataúlfo Pérez Aznar and Alberto Goldenstein that can be seen at the MAR Museum (Museum of Contemporary Art of the Province of Buenos Aires) in Mar del Plata until June.
THREE LOOKS OVER MAR DEL PLATA - PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT THE MUSEO MAR
Curated by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro and Lara Marmor, the show radically exhibits new installations and drawings from different series made throughout Duville's career. "We invite the public to immerse themselves and perceive the strangeness generated by the timeless landscapes made by the artist, graphic representations of the earth created from reconstructions, some made by memory and others invented", state the curators. It is also complemented by a story written by César Aira in relation to the exhibition.
BUENOS AIRES – THE AMALIA LACROZE DE FORTABAT ART COLLECTION PRESENTS MATIAS DUVILLE: HOTEL PALMERA
Terapia Fotográfica (Photographic Therapy), a Latin American photography community created in the wake of the pandemic, presents an urban gallery with photography on the facade of the Víctor Larco Herrera Hospital, in the Magdalena del Mar district. Curated by Sophia Durand, the exhibition evokes the viewers and makes of them the protagonists "with a look that welcomes and cures with art the symptoms of a pandemic society."
ANTICOVID-19: FIRST LARGE FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION IN PERU
The artist received the award from the Spanish insurance company for the work Mirage II, from the Mecánica Celeste exhibition. The work of Glenda León affects with sensitivity and poetic acuity in that need of the human being (following Ernst Fischer) to complete its individuality. In this search for intimate nature, she resorts to exploring the Nature that surrounds us.
GLENDA LEÓN RECEIVES DKV AWARD AS EMERGING ARTIST WITH THE BEST GALLERY EXHIBITION
On the occasion of the celebration of its nineteenth anniversary and in the context of the (on-site) museum closed by the confinement decreed in March, Malba presents La historia como rumor, an annual program of online exhibitions conceived by director Gabriela Rangel with the aim of documenting and contextualizing a set of performances that occurred at different times and places in America and the Caribbean, in a historical transition marked by the end of the Cold War and the beginning of the internet.
MALBA PRESENTS PERFORMANCES OF MULTIPLE MOVEMENT IN “HISTORY AS RUMOR”
The exhibition La luz del fragmento (The Light of the Fragment) presents for the first time a selection of works by Rafael Tur Costa ranging from the 1950’S to our days. The exhibition not only recomposes the artist’s body of work, it leads us to that private space in which every detail correlates with a life experience. It is in this invisible dialogue that new meanings appear and shed light on the manner in which Tur Costa’s artistic practice is to be understood.
ES BALUARD MUSEU EXHIBITS “LA LUZ DEL FRAGMENTO”, A RETROSPECTIVE OF RAFAEL TUR COSTA
The Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, dependent on the Ministry of Culture of the City, announces the donation of 60 works by Aldo Sessa (Buenos Aires, 1939) that go through its 50-year bond with the museum. Thus, they will become part of the collection of the institution, adding to the history of the donations made to the museum by the great Argentine artists.
BUENOS AIRES - THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART RECEIVES A DONATION OF 60 WORKS BY ALDO SESSA
In a ceremony held on Wednesday, December 16 in the Reception Hall of the National Palace of Culture, the Ministry of Culture and Sports presented the 2020 “Carlos Mérida” Award to visual artist Darío Escobar.
GUATEMALA - “CARLOS MÉRIDA” NATIONAL ART PRIZE RECOGNIZES DARÍO ESCOBAR
Art Dubai taking place from March 17-20 at Madinat Jumeirah will present exciting new global perspectives across gallery halls, new artist-led initiatives activating the city of Dubai, UAE-wide programming across the cultural institutions ecology, and exclusive events across outdoor settings, adapted with all the appropriate health and safety measures.
ART DUBAI JOINS THE LIST OF IN-PERSON FAIRS TO BE HELD NEXT YEAR
Art Focus Latin America is the ﬁrst Association of Art Galleries in Latin America, comprised of galleries from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, México, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and the United States. Along with Juan Canela’s curatorial text, the participating artists in the exhibition are Eugenio Merino, Avelino Sala, Alejandro Thornton, Hugo Vidal, Cristina Castagna, Iván Hurtado, Pablo Uribe, Miguel Aguirre, Andre Penteado, Romy Pocztaruk, Cecilia Barreto y Fernando Poyón
DEMOCRACY – INAUGURAL EXHIBITION OF ART FOCUS, A LATINAMERICAN GALLERIES COLLECTIVE
Miguel Miguel García was a passionate promoter of the visual arts in Venezuela, with nearly 50 years of tireless work as a curator, museum expert, researcher, and art critic.
MIGUEL MIGUEL GARCÍA, OUTSTANDING VENEZUELAN CURATOR OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART, PASSED AWAY
Celebrating its first anniversary and an expansión program, the Rubell Museum has presented four major exhibitions, including Hernan Bas’.
MIAMI- LAST DAYS TO VISIT THE HERNAN BAS EXHIBITION AT THE RUBELL MUSEUM
Recognized artist, Borea distinguished himself with his openness to diverse media where time, memory and history become of fundamental importance in his visual discourse.
FAREWELL TO ALBERTO BOREA, PERUVIAN ARTIST
The works exhibited are known as “Outsider” art, and belong to the permanent collection of NAEMI (National Arts Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill).
NAEMI AND ART CODE SPACE PRESENT “I THOUGHT I WAS SLEEPING”, BY CUBAN ARTISTS
Curated by Direlia Lazo, Dreaming with Lions is a large-scale outdoor public artwork by renowned Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea. The commissioned, monumental site-specific installation will on view until December 6. For Miami Art Week 2020, Faena Art aims to inspire hope and reinforce its commitment to shaping Miami’s cultural landscape through art. The public spaces within the Faena District will allow for a safe environment to view and interact with the artworks, bringing together the local community.
MIAMI ART WEEK – FAENA ART PRESENTS ALEXANDRE ARRECHEA: DREAMING WITH LIONS
The installation is free and presented outdoors from November 29 to April 18. Curated by Silvia Karman Cubiñá (Executive Director and Chief Curator) and Leilani Lynch (Curator), from The Bass, it utilizes a selection of over 1,000 native plant species, fauna and mineral to form a planted environment in front of the museum.
AGUA DULCE – COMMISSIONED BY THE BASS MUSEUM TO ABRAHAM CRUZVILLEGAS
Curated by Ariel Jiménez, the exhibition will be on view until March 20, 202. With the title Iridescent Geometries, the Collection gives continuity to the exhibition project that began six years ago. Since then, its objective has been to promote the study of modern and contemporary art at an international level, emphasizing abstract-geometric practices.