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Carlos Cruz-Diez en su taller de diseño, Revista Momento, Caracas 1957. Ph: Estate of Carlos Cruz-Diez - Bridgeman Images, Madrid, 2021

El peso de la formaEl diseño gráfico de Carlos Cruz-Diez is the result of a collaboration between the Archivo Fotografía Urbana (Caracas, Venezuela) and the Cruz-Diez Art Foundation (Paris, France).

CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ, THE DESIGNER

EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS OF “ESTAMOS BIEN”, EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO’S TRIENAL 20/21

El Museo del Barrio is the first and leading museum in the country dedicated to preserving and presenting Latino art and culture. ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 is the Museum’s first large-scale national survey of Latinx art. Curated by El Museo del Barrio’s Chief Curator, Rodrigo Moura, Curator Susanna V. Temkin, and Guest Curator and Artist Elia Alba, the exhibition is on view to the public from March 13 to September 26.

EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS OF “ESTAMOS BIEN”, EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO’S TRIENAL 20/21

De la serie "Marcados", 1983, Claudia Andujar. // From the "Marked" series, 1983, Claudia Andujar.

Curated by Thyago Nogueira, coordinator of Contemporary Photography at the Moreira Salles Institute in Brazil, the exhibition covers the entire photographic production of one of the key figures in understanding the genocide of the aboriginal communities of the Amazon, mainly the Yanomami people.

CLAUDIA ANDUJAR AT THE KBr FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE PHOTOGRAPHY CENTRE

"Sin título", 1990, Félix González-Torres. Ph: cortesía MACBA.

The Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) presented its complete programme for 2021. Among the activities and exhibitions, two stand out: a retrospective of the Cuban visual artist Félix Gonzalez-Torres (Guaiamaro, 1957 - Miami, 1996) and the rescheduling of the exhibition of the Rafael Tous collection, originally scheduled for November 2020.

2021:MACBA REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN ART

PENUMBRA FOUNDATION NEW YORK PRESENTS “WHAT’S YOUR NAME WHEN YOU’RE AT HOME?”

Twelve artists living and working in Argentina, Brazil, Georgia, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Turkey, and the United States respond to the notion of home in this exhibition curated by Sabrina Mandanici. On view through April 19.

PENUMBRA FOUNDATION NEW YORK PRESENTS “WHAT’S YOUR NAME WHEN YOU’RE AT HOME?”

Pueblo de altares. Vista de la instalación en CA2M, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles.

On February 20th, the Dos de Mayo Art Cantre (CA2M), in collaboration with the Kunstinstituut Melly in Rotterdam, opened the solo exhibition Cecilia Vicuña. Veroir el fracaso iluminado (Cecilia Vicuña. Veroir the illuminated failure). Conceived as a retrospective exhibition of the Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña (Santiago de Chile, 1948), the project is curated by Miguel A. López (Lima, 1983) and has been supported by the Chilean Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage. This is the first exhibition of this size to showcase the artist in Spain.

CECILIA VICUÑA. VEROIR EL FRACASO ILUMINADO

Vista de exposición. Ph: Lukasz Michalak.

Under the curatorship of Cristina Carrillo de Albornoz  —art critic and curator with an international career that includes institutions such as the Hermitage Museum and the National Gallery of Berlin— in collaboration with the actress Lina Botero, the artist's daughter, the exhibition was scheduled to close its doors on February 7th. However, the public reception has been so good (more than 60,000 people have passed through CentroCentro to see Botero's work) that the date has been extended until Sunday 28th.

BOTERO. 60 YEARS OF PAINTING: A RETROSPECTIVE OF ONE OF THE GREAT LATIN AMERICAN MASTERS

"A black cloud over the waterfall in the forest", Ricardo Miguel Hernández. Ph: El Pran Projecten.

In El Pran Projecten —Aruba-based platform dedicated to exhibiting the production of artworks that question the present of the former European excolonies in Central America—, the Cuban artist Ricardo Miguel Hernández (Havana, 1984) exhibits a series of photographic collages. Curated by Nelson González, When The Memory Turns To Dust II will be on view until the 31st of March.

RICARDO MIGUEL HERNÁNDEZ: FROM PRIVATE SPACE TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF MEMORY

"Sin título", de Cristina Lucas (Jaén, 1973), 2004. Ph: Institución Ferial de Madrid (IFEMA)

As part of the celebration of the activities to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of ARCOmadrid, the exhibition ARCO. Recorridos Fotográficos (ARCO. Photographic Tours) is presented at the Centro Cultural Conde Duque. Curated by Rafael Doctor Roncero, the project brings together images produced by over eighty artists throughout the successive editions of the ARCOmadrid Art Fair, founded and inaugurated in 1982.

PHOTO TOURS: AN ARCHIVE OF ART BY ARTISTS

"Corrientes Paralelas", María Marta Fasoli. Acuarela y tinta rotring sobre papel.

The exhibition, conceived by the Argentinean artist María Marta Fasoli (Mar del Plata, 1964), consists of a series of watercolours that explore the symbolism of the sea from the perspective of personal identity and its capacity to represent the dynamic character of the creative process.

WALKING ON THE WAVES, THE SEA AS REPRESENTATION

El invernadero rojo, Patrick Hamilton, 2021. Ph: Centro Cultural Conde Duque.

The Chilean artist Patrick Hamilton exhibits an interactive sculpture in the Patio Sur of the Centro Cultural Conde Duque (Madrid, Spain) that questions the critical state of the current economic and climate crisis.

THE RED GREENHOUSE, AN INSTALLATION TO THINK ABOUT THE FUTURE

"Trasnochas, pulir y roer", vista de sala. Ph: Espacio Mínimo.

The young Mexican artist is exhibiting for the first time in Spain with a project conceived especially for the Madrid gallery.

"TRASNOCHAR, PULIR Y ROER": HÉCTOR JIMÉNEZ CASTILLO AT ESPACIO MÍNIMO

“METSÁ NETE” THE BEAUTIFUL VISIONARY WORLD OF CHONON BENSHO

In the exhibition presented by the Alliance Française Lima, the multiple worlds or netes that make up the Shipibo universe are united into one: The world of beauty and art.

“METSÁ NETE” THE BEAUTIFUL VISIONARY WORLD OF CHONON BENSHO

Ph: Guggenheim Bilbao Museum

The artwork by the emblematic artist Lucio Fontana (Rosario, Argentina, 1899 - Varese, Italy, 1968) was conceived by the artist in 1951 as a piece whose composition defies the limits of disciplines as diverse as drawing, sculpture, design and lighting.

THE GUGGENHEIM BILBAO MUSEUM INCORPORATES AN INSTALLATION BY LUCIO FONTANA

BEATRIZ GONZÁLEZ EXHIBITS IN NORWAY - “ACTIONS FOR ART AND SOLIDARITY”

The Colombian artist is showing her work “Mural para fábrica socialista” at the OCA (Office for Contemporary Art) in Oslo, Norway. The exhibition aims to catalyze solidarity against global conflicts and injusticies.

BEATRIZ GONZÁLEZ EXHIBITS IN NORWAY - “ACTIONS FOR ART AND SOLIDARITY”

"Palabras Vacías" (Empty Words), Ignasi Aballí, 2020. Ph: Luis Asín.

The choice of Aballí as the artist to benefit from the programme was made by a jury made up of two collectors and two directors of institutions related to artistic production in Spain —convened by the ARCO Foundation— who chose four Spanish artists and, subsequently, by the Meadow Museum's Selection Committee, constituted by the curatorial team and three collectors from the Meadows Museum's Advisory Council. Ignasi Aballí thus becomes the first participant in the MAS Programme.

By Matías Helbig, Corresponsal en Europa

IGNASI ABALLÍ, SELECTED ARTIST FOR THE MAS: MEADOWS/ ARCO ARTIST SPOTLIGHT PROGRAMME

NEW AUCTION ONLINE HILARIO VII

In an atypical summer, the Hilario Artes Letras Oficios auction house holds a special edition through its website and with the closing of bids on Thursday, February 18, from 6.30 p.m. in Argentina, with an interval of 2 minutes between lot and lot. 

NEW AUCTION ONLINE HILARIO VII

DEVOTEES: ART AND SPIRITUALITY IN MEXICO

Devotional objects play an important role in the daily life of communities and are admired both for their artistic value and for their spiritual importance.

DEVOTEES: ART AND SPIRITUALITY IN MEXICO

TERESA BURGA (1935-2021)

Teresa Burga was a precursor of Peruvian technological art. She was a conceptual multimedia artist and one of the most important exponents of the Peruvian non-objectualist artistic movement.

TERESA BURGA (1935-2021)

LIGHT, MATTER AND COLOUR. DAVID MAGÁN AT THE CENTRE DE ARTE CAJA DE BURGOS

Until February 21fst, at the Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos (CAB), the Madrid artist David Magán (Spain, 1979) presents the exhibition Matter Matters. Conceived especially for the CAB space, Magán's expansive sculpture transforms the centre's underground into an immersive experience through form, light and colour.

By Matías Helbig

LIGHT, MATTER AND COLOUR. DAVID MAGÁN AT THE CENTRE DE ARTE CAJA DE BURGOS

THE CITY OF CORAL GABLES IS TURNING ON THE LIGHTS

Illuminate Coral Gables(ICG) is a new public art initiative focusing on the intentional use of light and technology to transform public art by day into magical and mysterious work at night.

THE CITY OF CORAL GABLES IS TURNING ON THE LIGHTS

URBAN LANDSCAPE COMPOSITION

Galeria Leme and Central Galeria  are pleased to present a special project at the Marieloisa Building with works by José Carlos Martinat (Lima, Peru, 1974) and Rodrigo Sassi (São Paulo, 1981).

URBAN LANDSCAPE COMPOSITION

LOW VISIBILITY. HOW TO DISAPPEAR AND MAKE APPEAR

Works by Ana Mendieta, Martha Rosler, Hito Steyerl and others present at the new Walker Art Center exhibition.

LOW VISIBILITY. HOW TO DISAPPEAR AND MAKE APPEAR

NEW DIRECTOR OF SÍSMICA (CHILE)

Sísmica brings together Chilean galleries and artists on a single platform.

NEW DIRECTOR OF SÍSMICA (CHILE)

AMERICAS SOCIETY EXHIBITS JOAQUÍN ORELLANA: TH SPINE OF MUSIC

The first exhibition of the Guatemalan composer’s útiles sonoros (sound tools) in the United States. The exhibition, a collaboration between Visual Arts at Americas Society and Music of the Americas, presents these innovative instruments alongside the work of contemporary artists. On view through March 5, the exhibition is curated by Diana Flatto and Sebastián Zubieta.

AMERICAS SOCIETY EXHIBITS JOAQUÍN ORELLANA: TH SPINE OF MUSIC

Naomi Beckwith (Photo by Nathan Keay for MCA Chicago, courtesy the Guggenheim Museum)

Naomi Beckwith was announced as the museum's new deputy director and chief curator.

NEW CHIEF CURATOR OF THE GUGGENHEIM NEW YORK

OPENFILE: THE ARTISTS DISCUSS THEIR WORKS

The Pinta Group and their respective fairs, both Pinta Miami and BAphoto, introduced a series of videos in which the artists presented their works.

OPENFILE: THE ARTISTS DISCUSS THEIR WORKS

BUT STILL, IT TURNS – EXHIBITION AT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY NEW YORK

Guest curated by photographer Paul Graham, the show features nine contemporary photographers that present images made in the 21st-century United States, reflecting a movement towards a lyrical documentary practice. Their work fits the notion of “photography from the world”—photography that resists both narrative arcs and the drama of photojournalism and staged photography, grappling instead with the world as it is, in all its ambiguity and wonder.

BUT STILL, IT TURNS – EXHIBITION AT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY NEW YORK

ICA MIAMI EXHIBITS CUBAN ARTIST TOMÁS ESSON’S “THE GOAT”

The GOAT is the first solo museum presentation for Cuban painter Tomás Esson. On this occasion, ICA Miami brings together works spanning his thirty-year studio practice alongside a site-specific mural and a commissioned reinterpretation of his early painting installations. This exhibition is organized by ICA Miami and curated by Gean Moreno, Director, Knight Foundation Art + Research Center.

ICA MIAMI EXHIBITS CUBAN ARTIST TOMÁS ESSON’S “THE GOAT”

JAN MULDER COLLECTION ANNOUNCES “VIEWS ABOUT A LAND”

In a presentation that has Peruvian land as its protagonist, the Colección Jan Mulder features artworks and a book by photographers Linda Connor, Jero Gonzáles and Horacio Ochoa.

JAN MULDER COLLECTION ANNOUNCES “VIEWS ABOUT A LAND”

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