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EDISON PEÑAFIEL WINNER OF THE FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART

The 2019 edition of the Florida Prize in Contemporary Art was held in Florida. After the selection of the ten most relevant artists of the local scene, Edison Peñafiel was awarded by the jury.

By Jonathan Clark

EDISON PEÑAFIEL WINNER OF THE FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART

CHERNOBYL IN CUBA

Within the 500 years of the foundation of Havana City, the Peruvian artist Sonia Cunliffe exhibits Lost Documents: Chernobyl Children in Cuba, an exhibition that reveals the transition of the victims of the most shocking nuclear tragedy in history as pacients in the humanitarian assistance program provided by the Central American country.

CHERNOBYL IN CUBA

Image © Morgan Art Foundation Ltd. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, DACS, London 2019

Christie’s Education I New York opens the call for its Modern and Contemporary Art Certificate. Located at 1230 Avenue of the Americas, Christies’s Education offers the part-time certificate program on modern and contemporary art through academic and research study, and insertion into the New York agenda.

CHRISTIE'S EDUCATION CALL FOR APPLICATION!

Brasilia: life after design.

Within the framework of City of The People program, the MDC Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) projects a series of feature films that reflect on the condition of urban communities and the implications of living in cities. Under the title of Real Utopias, every month a film will be screened until December.

REAL UTOPIAS, THINK CITIES THROUGH MYTH

"Telón de Boca", Pia Camil. Ph: Museo Universitario del Chopo, Ciudad de México.

Within the fourth edition of the Aichi Triennale, Mexican artist Pia Camil exhibits her curtain-installation Telón de Boca.

PIA CAMIL AT THE AICHI TRIENNALE

HILARIO EXPERIENCE: TWO EXTRAORDINARY NUMBERS OF BORGES "PRISMA" MAGAZINE

The auction house Hilario. Arts, Letters & Crafts presents the catalog of its winter auction: two issues of Borges Prisma magazine, a copy of The language of the Argentines, written by Borges and illustrated by Xul Solar, photographs by Martín Chambi and Marcos Zimmermmann and much more.

HILARIO EXPERIENCE: TWO EXTRAORDINARY NUMBERS OF BORGES "PRISMA" MAGAZINE

TRain, Jorge Macchi.

In the gallery Ruth Benzacar, Jorge Macchi's Cámara Traslúcida (Translucent Chamber) inaugurates the 3 of August. 

JORGE MACCHI IN RUTH BENZACAR

Ph: Atelier Cruz-Diez.

On Saturday, July 27, Carlos Cruz-Diez died in Paris. Recognized as one of the referents of Latin American kinetic art, the Venezuelan artist has made an invaluable contribution to theories of color and op art.

MODEL OF ART AND LIFE CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ PASSED AWAY

MUTILATION: THE PICTORIC GESTURE

In Espacio Ftalo, Diego Cirulli reflects over the pictorial gesture and the "true" painting.

MUTILATION: THE PICTORIC GESTURE

"Proyecto Plaza Vieja",1986, Felicia Chanteloin y Patricia Rodríguez.

Since the beginning of the 80s, with the de-freezing of left wing projects, Cuban youth imagined a citizen urbanization. Between the traditional left and the imminent liberal capitalism, the so-called "sons of utopia" traced an absolutely original alternative. La utopía paralela (Parallel Utopia), in La Virreina Centro de la Imagen, brings together the heritage of a critical and partially forgotten generation.

CUBAN UTOPISM, THE PICKINGS OF ANOTHER IMAGINED HORIZON

MAGDALENA FERNÁNDEZ INTERVENES THE AMPARO MUSEUM

Consecrated as one of the most relevant contemporary artists of the Latin American scene, Magdalena Fernández exhibits more than twenty artworks from her last decade and two site-specific installations at the Museo Amparo.

MAGDALENA FERNÁNDEZ INTERVENES THE AMPARO MUSEUM

Gold- The Serra Pelada Gold Mine, Sebastián Salgado.

A series of photographs by Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado will be shown at the Sesc exhibition space in São Paulo.

SEBASTIÂO SALGADO EXHIBITS PHOTOGRAPHS OF SERRA PELADA IN SAN PABLO

Pedro Figari, "Fantasía" (Fantasy).

In the National Museum of Fine Arts, in Buenos Aires, a retrospective exhibition honors one of the greatest exponents of Latin American painting. Pedro Figari: myth and creation.

FIGARI: MYTH AND CREATION

"El color haciéndose", exhibition view at MAC Panamá

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Panama presents El Color haciéndose, a retrospective exhibition by the Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez, one of the greatest referents of kinetic art.

THE MAC OF PANAMA HOSTS THE ARTWORK OF ONE OF KINETIC ART MASTERS

"Nube", 2018. Impresión digital de tinta cerámica sobre vidrio extra claro, vitrina de madera, luces led .

At the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), Leandro Erlich presents an exhibition that brings together his most important artworks since the mid-90s to the present.

LIMINAL, LEANDRO ERLICH'S ANTHOLOGY AT THE MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN ART OF BUENOS AIRES

"Huaca", 1999-2019, Germán Botero.

Germán Botero's sculpture in the Memory Park of the City of Buenos Aires inaugurated. The Colombian artist artwork, Huaca, is the ninth sculpture placed since the creation of public space.

"HUACA", THE NINTH SCULPTURE EMPLACED IN THE MEMORY PARK OF BUENOS AIRES

"CONTINUOUS PAST": THE CATALYST LANDSCAPE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

The Es Baluard Collection presents an exhibition at the EACC Espai d'Art Contemporani in Castelló that explores the connotations around the Mediterranean Sea.

"CONTINUOUS PAST": THE CATALYST LANDSCAPE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

Flowers for Africa, Kapwani Kiwanga.

Artists from all over the world gather at the Museu D'art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) to re-read the colonial past of Africa, Asia and America countries that suffered the submission to the European empires since the fifteenth century onwards.

A REFLECTION OVER COLONIAL INHERITANCE

COMING SOON: LEANDRO ERLICH BETWEEN PAINTINGS AND VIDEOTAPES

Ruth Benzacar Gallery presents Próximamente (Coming Soon), an individual exhibition by the Argentine artist Leandro Erlich. Doing a retrospective in his own creative process, the renowned contemporary artist turns to painting and the world of cinema, the two fields he went through in his adolescence.

COMING SOON: LEANDRO ERLICH BETWEEN PAINTINGS AND VIDEOTAPES

Marcela Marcuzzi Court Memoir, mixed media on rare antique books, installation. 2019.

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Bauhaus, the Coral Gables Museum (Miami, Florida) presents America Weaves, a collective exhibition that brings together textile artists from all over the Americas.

AMERICA WEAVES IN HONOR TO THE 100th BAUHAUS ANNIVERSARY

In the emblematic city of Venice, the Uruguayan artist Pablo Atchugarry presents more than twenty sculptures in the Contini Art Gallery located in the San Marco neighborhood.

PABLO ATCHUGARRY, THE MOVEMENT OF LIGHT

La entrega (The Surrender), 1976, oil on canvas/óleo sobre lienzo.  Rafael Soriano Family Collection/Colección de la Familia Rafael Soriano.

More than twenty artworks of Rafael Soriano's figurative period are exhibited in the Art Museum of the Americas. Putting  focus on the mystical and spiritual conception of the Cuban painter, Rafael Soriano: Cabezas (Heads) highlight the metaphysical language of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.

RAFAEL SORIANO AT THE ART MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS

Installation view of Rafael Domenech.

An exhibition at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum of the Florida International University (FIU) brings together a series of books made by artists from diverse disciplines.

THE ARTIST BOOK AS AN OBJECT, AS A SPHERE OF MEANINGS

La superación de la guerra, registro de exposición en waldengallery, Buenos Aires, 2019.

Magdalena Jitrik presents in waldengallery a dialogue between paintings made in the 90s and her most recent works.

By Matías Helbig

THE OVERCOMING OF WAR

Trabajadora sexual transgénero de pie sobre la pista de baile de un club demolido en Ciudad Juárez, México C print en papel de algodón. Ph: Teresa Margolles.

Conceptual artist Teresa Margolles (Mexico, 1963) and the Patricia Phelps of Cisneros Research Institute presents On Human Displacement, at MoMA. A lecture on artistic and cultural production related to urban centers with armed border conflicts.

"ON HUMAN DISPLACEMTENT": TERESA MARGOLLES CONFERENCE AT MoMA

Ph: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

The Buenos Aires National Museum of Fine Arts exhibits a retrospective exhibition of the renowned painter Carlos Alonso (Mendoza Province, 1929).

CARLOS ALONSO AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS OF BUENOS AIRES

End Trilogy, exhibition view.

The filmmaker and visual artist Carlos Casas presents a retrospective exhibition of all his artwork in the last two decades.

CARLOS CASAS AT MATADERO MADRID

Exhibition view. Ph: Felipe Berndt.

At Leme gallery, the artworks of Luciano Figueiredo and Raymundo Collares trace a parallel journey through the Brazilian art of the 70s.

FIGUEIREDO AND COLLARES AT LEME GALLERY

Carolina Caycedo, Aguas Para A Vida, 2016. Collective action, Incerteza Viva, 32 Bienal de São Paulo. Courtesy the artist.

In the quest to understand one of the functions of art in the 21st century, the Istitute of Contemporary Art of Miami opens the inscriptions for its summer intesivo of the Art + Research Center.

ICA MIAMI OPENS ITS REGISTRATIONS TO THE THIRD EDITION OF THE ART + RESEARCH CENTER PROGRAM

THE MODERN ART MUSEUM OF MEDELLÍN EXHIBITS THE LAST DECADE OF ITS COLLECTION

The Modern Art Museum of Medellin dedicates an exhibition to its collection. Initiated thirty years ago with the founding gesture of artists and entrepreneurs, the last decade of the Museum in its current location in Cuidad del Río, was based on giving continuity and expansion to its collection.

By Matías Helbig

THE MODERN ART MUSEUM OF MEDELLÍN EXHIBITS THE LAST DECADE OF ITS COLLECTION

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