Born in Buenos Aires in 1932, Paksa died on July 5, 2020. The artist dedicated much of her career to the intersection between art and technology that, in her own words, had become the pillars of her life. Throughout her career she ventured into different techniques such as sculpture, drawing, design, installations, painting, objects, digital art and video-art.
MARGARITA PAKSA, PIONEER OF CONCEPTUAL ART IN ARGENTINA, DIED AT 88 YEARS OLD
An unprecedented series of three auctions, conducted remotely by Chairman and auctioneer Oliver Barker in London, took bids from Sotheby's specialists on phone banks in New York, Hong Kong & London, as well as online bidders. The ongoing sales were gloablly live streamed, and it was led by Francis Bacon’s “Triptych Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus”, sold for $84.6 Million
NEW AUCTION RECORD AT SOTHEBY’S FOR WIFREDO LAM AT $9.6 MILLION FOR HIS OMI OBINI
Latitude is an angle which ranges from 0° at the Equator to 90° at the poles. Lines of constant latitude, or parallels, run east–west as circles parallel to the equator and never touch. In Latitudes // Parallels, Juana Valdes utilizes the strategies of anthropological research to consider how the legacy of colonization is entrenched in institutions, hierarchies and, most importantly, objects.
MIAMI - art@work PRESENTS LATITUDE // PARALLELS BY JUANA VALDES
Claire Breukel is the Curator for Dacra, where she’s responsible for managing Dacra’s diverse and expansive cultural programming in the Miami Design District.
CLAIRE BREUKEL “THE WAY ARTISTS PUSH US TO THINK OUTSIDE OF OUR COMFORT ZONE IS WHAT DRIVES ME”
Montevideo - The new podcast channel is developed entirely by the ESTE ARTE team, curated by Laura Bardier and led by Elisa Valerio, and is part of the Cultural Program of the ESTE ARTE International Art Fair, with activities and cultural programs developed throughout the year.
ESTE ARTE LAUNCHES A NEW CULTURAL INICATIVE: ESTE PODCAST
Open now until July 25th, PLACE Miami - Preview Edition is an art + design pop up exhibit in the heart of the Miami Design District, featuring the work of Vivian Carbonell (furniture design), Gavin Perry (painting), Tawnie Silva (textile) and Hush Fell (video).
PLACE PROJECT GROUP LAUNCHES EXHIBIT IN THE MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT TO CELEBRATE THE REOPENING OF CULTURAL EVENTS
The chosen artwork is Entierro from the DECIERTO series (2011), a digital Print on cotton paper of 80 x 180 cms.
MUSUK NOLTE NOMINATED IN Ch.ACO ART FAIR FOR THE EFG LATIN AMERICA ART AWARD
On view 24 June - 15 November, 2020, the exhibition is curated by Roland Wetzel. It features the upcycling of death instruments into musical instruments
BASEL’S MUSEUM TINGUELY PRESENTS MEXICAN ARTIST PEDRO REYES: RETURN TO SENDER
Join Portrait Gallery curator Dorothy Moss for a conversation with artists María Magdalena Campos-Pons and Jeffrey Gibson about issues of identity and strategies for reinserting BIPOC histories into museum spaces through live performance and object making. Presented by PORTAL, the National Portrait Gallery’s Scholarly Center.
THE SMITHSONIAN’S NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY PRESENTS IDENTIFY, A WEBINAR WITH MARÍA MAGDALENA CAMPOS PONS AND JEFFREY GIBSON
In order to have its realization made possible in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Biennial 12 Feminine(s): visualities, actions and affects had to be reset in a new way, allowing significant exchanges and reflections even without physical space
MERCOSUR BIENNIAL REINVENTED: MAKING ART CIRCULATE IN TIMES OF SOCIAL DISTANCE
The Jumex Contemporary Art Foundation presents a 3 classes course that explores the work of Vija Celmins, Liliana Porter and Beatriz González, and which will be imparted by Tobias Ostrander
TO FIX THE IMAGE IN MEMORY: THE SHIFTING ROLES OF THE PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE
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STERNBERG PRESS AND e-flux PUBLISH LUIS CAMNITZER’S ONE NUMBER IS WORTH ONE WORD
How do you portray crisis situations in an accessible way? Artist Francis Alÿs and curator Hilde Teerlinck are looking for an answer to this question in the Belgian pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2022.
FRANCIS ALŸS, BASED IN MEXICO, WILL REPRESENT BELGIUM IN THE BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
PARIS - the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac presents an exhibition which includes important Latin-American artists: José Luis Cuevas, José-Alejandro Restrepo, Rosangela Renno, Yoshua Okon, Mario García Torres and Carlos Garaicoa
“THE GAZE AND THE INFINITE RELATION BETWEEN THINGS BELONG TO YOU”
Martín Reyna, Del Infinito gallery, is one of the eight artists who is part of the collective exhibition Champ Libre at the Clairefontaine Chapel Art Center, curated by Raphaël Ocampo.
FRANCE - MARTÍN REYNA IN BLACK AND RED
The series presents a short film every week—all of them freely available online. You can watch them here:
AIMING TO BRING US CLOSER, A SPECIAL SERIES IS PRESENTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OBERHAUSEN AND E-FLUX
On Friday, June 19, join an Art Basel Virtual Talk with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of Serpentine Galleries in London, and Cecilia Vicuña, whose artistic practice engages with critical issues of environmental justice.
CECILIA VICUÑA & HANS ULRICH OBRIST: ON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
The COVID 19 emergency isn’t over yet. The health crisis requires the continuous renewal of sanitary protection material in the coming months for those who are at the forefront of patient care: professional masks, sterile suits, gloves, face shields. We must act now.
200 ARTISTS FOR PERU - AN INITIATIVE TO PROTECT THOSE WHO PROTECT US
The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (maat) inaugurated on June 10 a new season under its new director Beatrice Leanza with a museum-wide architecture intervention commissioned to the New York based studio SO – IL of Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu.
PROTOTYPING AND REOPENING THE MUSEUM: EPHEMERAL ARCHITECTURE IN LISBON
Confinement Sessions. Artistic Projects Marathon is a program of the MAMM (Museum of Modern Art of Medellín) to give visibility to the artistic practices that occur in the local scene. The broadcast will take place on Sunday, June 14 on the Museum's YouTube channel starting at 3 in the afternoon. 30 projects by visual, sound, electronic, audiovisual and performance artists from the Valle de Aburrá Metropolitan Area participate.
THE MAMM PRESENTS AN ARTISTIC PROJECTS MARATHON CARRIED OUT BY ARTISTS IN CONFINEMENT
Over the course of its fifty year history, El Museo del Barrio has published numerous exhibition catalogues and brochures in keeping with the institution’s commitment to education and the promotion of Latino arts and culture.
LATINO ARTS AND CULTURE FROM THE ARCHIVES OF EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO
Fundación Proa of Buenos Aires inaugurates together with the collaborative project Artists’ Film International a new OnLine edition. From May 14 to September 20, 2020 Proa presents a selection of artists who explore the limits of video art, addressing LANGUAGE as a theme. There’s a new film every Thursday on the PROA website
DARKNESS AND VERTIGO - VIDEO ART AND GEOLOGY IN A PRESENTATION BY PROA
Until June 27, the Chilean fair will present activities for Ch.ACO fans and art lovers to get closer to the world of visual arts.
Ch.ACO INAUGURATES ITS VIRTUAL PLATFORM ON ARTSY
In contemporary art, the Caribbean is often seen through the lens of its traumatic, colonial past and socioeconomic problems that linger in the present. The Other Side of Now seeks to think beyond narratives of catastrophe—both geographical and political—that continue to frame the region, asking instead: What might a Caribbean future look like? The exhibition invites artists from the English, French, Dutch, and Spanish-speaking Caribbean to capture the future of the region as a tangible time and space.
THE OTHER SIDE OF NOW, A LOOK INTO CARIBBEAN FUTURE – PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI
ZⓈONAMACO, the Mexican art fair, welcomes Juan Canela (Spain, 1980) as its new Artistic Director, taking the position that was held by Tania Ragasol (Mexico, 1972) in previous editions.
ZⓈONAMACO WELCOMES ITS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JUAN CANELA
More than 70 artists and collectives gathered in an exhibition that reflected on the experiences and social processes in times of quarantine. The show was made from their own places of confinement on May 16 and 17, and it can be seen in www.alaire-libre.com
BEYOND THE HORIZON: CHILEAN ARTISTS REFLECT ON THE MASSIVE EXHIBITION “AL AIRE, LIBRE”
Interconnection with the art world, productive sales, dynamic conversation cycles, and more than 76,000 visitors – these are some of the results of Peru Contemporary Art 2020.
PArC 2020 – EN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES
Alexander Gray Associates and ADAA (Art Dealers Association of America) present Chance and Order in an online viewing room on view June 1 – August 31, 2020
ALEXANDER GRAY ASSOCIATES INCLUDES IMPORTANT LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS IN "ADAA: ONLINE VIEWING ROOM"
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff passed away Sunday 31 May, according to a statement made on the artist's official twitter account: “Christo passed away today, on May 31, 2020, at his home in New York City. Christo and Jeanne-Claude have always made clear that their artworks in progress be continued after their deaths. L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped (Project for Paris) is still on track for Sept. 18–Oct. 3, 2021”
CHRISTO, KNOWN FOR HIS MONUMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL ARTWORKS, HAS DIED AT 84 YEARS OLD
In light of past events and tensions rising high in the United States, Patrick Charpenel, Executive Director of the New York based Museo del Barrio, sent out a letter to the public.