The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao will present, between February 14 and June 21 2020, and in collaboration with the Tate Modern, the exhibition Olafur Eliasson: in real life, a journey through the trajectory of Olafur Eliasson (1967), one of The most prominent artists of our time.
OLAFUR ELIASSON AT THE GUGGENHEIM BILBAO
Titled Faz escuro mas eu canto (Though it’s dark, still I sing), the 34th Bienal de São Paulo starts in February 2020 with solo shows and performances. Activity inaugurates with solo shows by artists Ximena Garrido-Lecca, Clara Ianni and Deana Lawson, and performances by Neo Muyanga, León Ferrari and Hélio Oiticica.
THOUGH IT’S DARK, STILL I SING: 34th BIENAL DE SÃO PAULO
Recognized for her career as a performance artist, the Colombian artist will make a new large-scale work for the hall of this renowned museum in Cali, at the end of 2020.
FIRST EDITION OF LA TERTULIA MUSEUM AWARD GOES TO MARÍA JOSÉ ARJONA
The Royal Academy of Arts in London announced that Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias (San Sebastian, 1956) has been awarded this year’s prize, honoring her inspiring contribution to the culture of architecture.
CRISTINA IGLESIAS AWARDED THE 2020 ROYAL ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE PRIZE
On January 31st, the exhibition of the architect, designer, curator and writer Lina Bo Bardi opens at Jumex (Mexico City). It will be a review of the work of this renowned Italo-Brazilian, icon of modernism.
LINA BO BARDI: HABITAT
From December 2019, Gertrude Goldschmidt (1912-1994), known as Gego, receives her first solo show in Brazil. The exhibition titled Gego: The Emancipated Lines will be on display until March 1st, 2020. Along with leonor antunes: joints, voids and gaps, they both close the curatorial cycle titled Women’s Histories, Feminist Histories.
NEW EXHIBITONS AT MUSEU DE ARTE DE SÃO PAULO (MASP)
The 39th edition of this traditional contemporary art fair will be held at the end of the coming February, with the presence of 203 galleries.
EVERYTHING SET FOR ARCOmadrid 2020
The new independent press, specialized in Brazilian contemporary art, continues to grow and presents itself at Pinta Miami.
FAMILIA EDITIONS: THE BOOK AS AN ART OBJECT
Another edition of the Faena Festival: The Last Supper will be held during this year’s Miami Art Week (December 2-8). Curated by Zoe Lukov, it proposes a fusion between art and food.
FAENA FESTIVAL MIAMI: THE LAST SUPPER
Through specially commissioned sculptures and a film, the Spanish artist draws attention to climate change from faraway Svalbard, during the second edition of Artica Listens.
CRISTINA LUCAS: ART AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN NORWAY
The Argentinean artist, who calls London her home, will hold her first big exposition in Spain. With a selection of some of her most well-known works, she reflects on themes like censorship and her country’s traumatic past, celebration and protest, and listening and silence.
AMALIA PICA AT THE ANDALUCIAN CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY ART
The exhibition Parábolas, by Mexican artist Sergio Hernández (Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, 1957) inaugurates on November 22nd at the Durban Segnini Gallery in Miami. For the first time in 20 years, the renowned plastic artist will display in the United States a rich collection of recent works.
SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ PRESENTS PARÁBOLAS IN MIAMI
The Colombian artist, renowned for her work on victims of civil conflict in her home country, received the first edition of the Nomura award, the world’s most lucrative contemporary art prize.
DORIS SALCEDO RECEIVES THE NOMURA ART AWARD
Argentine artist Cotty Oxenford presents the Sinapsis series at Argentina's embassy in Washington.
"SINAPSIS" IN WASHINGTON
Twelve years after the Emergency Room exhibition, the MoMA PS1 summons writers, specialists and donants to create a catalog that analyzes the ways in which some of the most critical issues today -the climate crisis, armed conflicts and xenophobia, among others- were addressed then.
"EMERGENCY ROOM" TWELVE YEARS LATER
The Museum of Modern Art in New York celebrates its reopening and dedicates a room to Latin American art. Conceived by the Curator of Latin American Art of the museum, Inés Katzenstein, Sur moderno brings together more than one hundred artworks of abstract and concrete art from the region.
MoMA IS RENEWED AND WITH LATIN AMERICAN ART AS ONE OF ITS PROTAGONISTS
Galerie Templón French art gallery announced that it will represent the Chilean artist Iván Navarro (Santiago, Chile, 1972) in America and Europe.
IVÁN NAVARRO WILL GET TOTAL REPRESENTATION BY THE TEMPLON GALLERY
The UNAM University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC, México) presents an exhibition of the famous Mexican contemporary artist Rubén Ortiz Torres. Conceived as a retrospective, Customatismo highlights the fundamental role of Ortiz Torres within the Latin American scene during the 80s and 90s.
CUSTOMATISMO: RUBÉN TORRES ORTIZ AT THE MUAC
Within the framework of Miami Art Week, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) presents two individual extensive exhibitions. One by Franco-Mexican artist Alice Rahon (1904-1987), the other by Chilean contemporary artist Cecilia Vicuña (1948).
HYBRIDIZATION AND INTERDISCPLINARITY: ALICE RAHON AND CECILIA VICUÑA AT MOCA
The artist Rubie Rumié (Cartagena, 1958) reproduces her Divine Breath project, originally developed with Colombian women, and takes it to New York City. A dialogue that highlights the universality of domestic violence and the need to stand against it.
RUBIE RUMIÉ: DIVINE BREATH NYC
The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and the Phoenix Art Museum present Teresita Fernández: Elemental, a large-scale retrospective exhibition of one of the contemporary North American artists with the greatest international projection: Teresita Fernández (1968).
TERESITA FERNÁNDEZ: ELEMENTAL AT THE PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI
Alice Miceli (Brazil, 1980) presents Projeto Chernobyl at the Americas Society gallery in New York. Made up of thirty photographs and radiographs, the Brazilian artist makes visible the invisible violence and neglect of state and private powers over the regions that operate.
"PROJETO CHERNOBYL": A SPEECH ON INVISIBLE VIOLENCE
The exhibition On raul la realitat? (Where does reality reside?) in the Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma (Spain), makes a rereading of artists born during the 70s, 80s and 90s, and who have oriented their production towards figurative realism.
WHERE DOES REALITY RESIDE ?: A DIALOGUE FOUNDED IN FIGURATIVE REALISM
In the framework of the 34th São Paulo Biennial to be held in 2020, the Iberê Foundation invited the Italian critic and curator Jacopo Crivelli Visconti to present the biennial program in Porto Alegre on March 10. The conference will be open to the public and free access.
JACOPO CRIVELLI VISCONTI WILL ANNOUNCE THE PROGRAMMING OF THE 34th BIENNIAL OF SAN PABLO
Teresa Margolles presents her first solo exhibition in Belgium. Under the curatorship of Nancy Casielles, You fall in line or they put you in line illustrates economic violence in the marginalized sectors of the cities.
TERESA MARGOLLES AND THE ART OF RESISTING VIOLENCE
In October 5 at Foundation PROA 21 (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Yeguas del Apocalipsis is exhibited. A controversial exhibition that revolves around two of the most important figures of the contemporary Chilean cultural scene: Francisco Casas (Chile, 1959) and Pedro Lemebel (Chile, 1952-2015). Conceived by the MUTANTE Project ―a program curated by Daniel Link for the dialogue between artists and writers who have run the systems of legitimization of art― as an inquiry into the new grammar created by these artists, the exhibition exhibits artwork both of them alone and in duet and within the collective they formed.
FRANCISCO CASAS AND PEDRO LEMEBEL’S ARTWOR ARRIVES TO PROA 21
YES Contemporary, the program dedicated to contemporary artists of El Salvador, celebrates its fifth anniversary. Created by The Robert S. Wennet and Mario Cader-Frech Foundation, the platform has been making exhibitions, loans and publications for half a decade with the aim of expanding and making visible the contemporary Salvadoran scene; In addition to the recognized travel program aimed at bringing international curators closer to the region.
YES CONTEMPORARY CELEBRATES 5 YEARS OF EVOLUTION
Vanessa Davidson, former curator of Latin American art at the Phoenix Art Museum for eight years, has been selected by the Blanton Museum of Art to hold the same position.
VANESSA DAVIDSON: THE NEW LATINAMERCAN ART CURATOR AT THE BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART
After fifteen years living abroad, Miguel Aguirre presents a historical review of the features that have characterized the Peruvian political class since the founding of the republic.
NOTHING HAPPENS HERE: AN ILLUSTRATION OF THE PERUVIAN POLITICAL CLASS
The artwork of American artist Gordon Matta-Clark, pioneer in urban intervention as an expressive form, is exhibited in the Rose Art Museum (Massachusetts, USA).