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THROUGH HER WORK, COCO FUSCO EXPLORES CUBAN PRESENT

On October 11, with a preview, The Ringling State Art Museum of Florida presents an individual exhibition of the Cuban-American artist and writer Coco Fusco. Twilight, compiles a series of works made by the artist in relation to the Cuban political and social situation during the process of progressive disintegration of the revolution.

THROUGH HER WORK, COCO FUSCO EXPLORES CUBAN PRESENT

URBANITY AND MYSTICISM AT LABOR GALLERY

Mexican LABOR art gallery opens this afternoon Cenote, the fourth solo exhibition that Pablo Vargas Lugo (1968) will hold in this space. On this occasion, the Mexican artist immerses himself in the social imaginary of his country, appropriating esoteric and ritual elements for its later materialization.

URBANITY AND MYSTICISM AT LABOR GALLERY

ELLS I NOSALTRES: A CURATORIAL PROJECT THAT EXPLORES THE LINK BETWEEN MEN AND ANIMALS

At Es Baluard Modern and Contemporary Art Museum of Palma (Mallorca, Spain) inaugurates an unprecedented exhibition tomorrow. Ells i nosaltres (They and us), puts into dialogue works of different periods -from baroque to contemporary art- focused on the analysis of the figure and conception of the animal and the human throughout the history of humanity through art.

By Matías Helbig

ELLS I NOSALTRES: A CURATORIAL PROJECT THAT EXPLORES THE LINK BETWEEN MEN AND ANIMALS

Sarah Lucas, Aun Naturel, 1994. Ph: Sadie Coles.

From September 25th at the New Museum in New York, Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel, great retrospective of the controversial and diverse work of the British artist Sarah Lucas will take place. Recognized from her participation in the Young British Artists (YBA's), Lucas is one of the pioneers and referents of the ready-made, mainly addressing gender and cultural identity issues.

SARAH LUCAS AT THE NEW MUSEUM OF NEW YORK

CHILE: ROSER BRU AT EL TRANQUE CULTURAL CENTER

At El Tranque Cultural Center (Chile), since August 31, an individual exhibition is held in honor of Roser Bru, the Catalan artist recognized in 2016 with the National Prize of Plastic Arts. Vínculos y complicidades (Links and complicities), carried out in the neighborhood of Lo Barnechea has the curatorship of Beatriz Huidobro Hott.

CHILE: ROSER BRU AT EL TRANQUE CULTURAL CENTER

Pullitzer Arts Foudation.

On September 14th at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation (Washington), two exhibitions inaugurate at the same time: Ruth Asawa's Life's Work, and Lola Álvarez Bravo's Picturing Mexico.

TWO EXCEPTIONAL RETROSPECTIVES AT THE PULITZER ARTS FOUNDATION

PATRICIA CAMET QUESTIONS MASSIVE PRODUCTION PROCESSES

From damages -ecological, social, human, etc.- generated by the mass consumption system that currently prevails, Patricia Camet exhibits in PONCE + ROBLES a unique work. Composed of plastic waste, Emoticons x M2, the work of the Peruvian artist consists of more than 1300 objects grouped into small "communities" that evoke symbols.

PATRICIA CAMET QUESTIONS MASSIVE PRODUCTION PROCESSES

INFINITO VÃO: A JOURNEY THROUGH BRAZILIAN ARCHITECTURE

In the Portuguese architectural space Casa da Arquitectura, Infinito Vão will open on September 28: a collective exhibition that covers ninety years of Brazilian architecture. Curated by Fernando Serapião and Guilherme Wisnik, the exhibition will be accompanied by a program of bilateral activities (Brazil and Portugal) curated by Nuno Sampaio, executive director of Casa da Arquitectura.

INFINITO VÃO: A JOURNEY THROUGH BRAZILIAN ARCHITECTURE

GIROVAGO: VICENTE MATTE’S SOLO SHOW INAGURATES NEW SPACE AT THE CHILEAN CAPITAL

In the new contemporary art space The Intuitive Machine -art gallery located in Santiago, Chile-, Giróvago, by Vicente Matte. Constituted by a series of paintings, the exhibition that inaugurated the new Chilean gallery will remain until September 14.

GIROVAGO: VICENTE MATTE’S SOLO SHOW INAGURATES NEW SPACE AT THE CHILEAN CAPITAL

BAPHOTO 2018: AUDITORIUM , A SPACE OF RELFEXION AND DEBATE

With a complete program BAphoto auditorium was one of the main attractions of the fair. Figures such as Matías Feldman, Mercedes Funes, Marina Font and Andrés Ditella made of the the auditorium a center for debate and reflection.

BAPHOTO 2018: AUDITORIUM , A SPACE OF RELFEXION AND DEBATE

Ph: Roberta Bayley.

Within Dr. Emilio Solanet pavilion, at the background there are two sections that seek to integrate photography through other perspectives.

On the one hand, using the photographic medium to understand music world, Fine Art Music Show is a new section of BAphoto aimed at establishing relationships between photography and music history.

BAPHOTO 2018: TWO SECTIONS THAT EXPLORE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM OTHER ARTS

Avelluto, Costa Peuser y Avogadro cortando la cinta en la inauguración de BAphoto 2018. Ph: Francisca Etchegaray.

Officially inaugurates BAphoto 2018, the most important photography fair in Latin America. After a lunch between gallerists, collectors and artists, Diego Costa Peuser, director and founder of the fair, Enrique Avogadro, minister of culture of the city of Buenos Aires, and Pablo Avelluto, secretary of culture of the Nation, made the traditional cut of tape.

BAPHOTO 2018, THE MOST IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHY FAIR IN LATIN AMERICA INAUGURATES

WOMEN WEAVERS, A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION THAT EXPLORES THE CONSTRUCTION OF WORLDS THROUGH WEAVE

On September 14th, TBBox Art & Ideobox ArtSpace inaugurates Women Weavers: The Warp of Memory, a collective exhibition that includes artists from all over America curated by the Aluna Curatorial Collective. 

WOMEN WEAVERS, A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION THAT EXPLORES THE CONSTRUCTION OF WORLDS THROUGH WEAVE

Render del nuevo espacio Galería Athena.

Brazilian galleries Galeria Athena Contemporânea and Athena Galeria recently announced the creation of the new headquarters at Botafogo neighborhood, in the city of Rio de Janeiro: both spaces will be now united under the name of Galeria Athena.

ATHENA GALLERY, A NEW SPACE FOR BRAZILIAN CONTEMPORARY ART

BAPHOTO 2018: AN ODE TO PHOTOBOOKS

Within the framework of BAphoto fourteenth edition that inaugurates on Thursday, Larivière Foundation will hold an award for photobook projects for Latin American artists.

BAPHOTO 2018: AN ODE TO PHOTOBOOKS

Ph: Televisa.

September 2 marked a tragic day for the Brazilian and world cultural heritage: the National Museum of Brazil, located in the center of  Rio de Janeiro was devoured by flames. According to the statement of officials and members of the museum, this was a foreseeable tragedy given the budget cuts that the museum had been suffering for years.

200 YEARS OF HISTORY CONSUMED BY THE FIRE

LIMA, PERU: MARIAISABEL ARIAS AT CRISIS GALLERY

Until September 28 at Crisis Galería, Marisabel Arias presents Karaoke Autoortográfico F.S.L. (First Spanish Lesson), an individual exhibition of the Peruvian artist. Under the curatorship of Giselle Girón, the work that Arias presents at Lima’s Gallery is the product of a six months exhaustive work that the artist did in a fictitious Spanish language learning company.

LIMA, PERU: MARIAISABEL ARIAS AT CRISIS GALLERY

AURAS ANÓNIMAS, AN ARTWORK AGAINST OBLIVION

In the year 2000, a photograph of Cesar Herrera illustrated the sad news of three men deceased by the armed conflict in Colombia. That day, the artist Beatriz González cut out that image and deposited it with many others previously published in the newspapers. It is from these photographs that in 2009, the Colombian artist would intervene the popular columbarium of the Bogotá cemetery to carry out her work Auras Anónimas (Anonymous Auras).

AURAS ANÓNIMAS, AN ARTWORK AGAINST OBLIVION

Shoeboats, 2007-2008.

The Art Sonje Center of Korea presents Francis Alÿs work The Logbook of Gibraltar, the first individual exhibition of the artist in this country. The Belgian artist who lives in Mexico since the 80s inaugurates the exhibition this afternoon.

FRANCIS ALŸS EXPLORES GEOPOLITICAL BORDERS

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM HAS A NEW CURATOR-AT-LARGE

The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum (USFCAM) announced the incorporation of Christian Viveros-Fauné as Curator-at-Large. According to the USFCAM statement, Viveros-Fauné took office on August 7th. In addition, he will be in charge of the Kennedy Family Visiting Scholar of the USF School of Art and Art History during the 2018-2019 periods.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM HAS A NEW CURATOR-AT-LARGE

BAPHOTO PRESENTS WUNDERKRAMMER AND SPECIAL ROOMS

Dedicated to photography origins, the Wunderkrammer space aims to highlight the different materialities, technological processes and social uses of the medium assuming the challenge of stimulating a new type of collection in emergency.

BAPHOTO PRESENTS WUNDERKRAMMER AND SPECIAL ROOMS

ALEXANDER AND BONIN AT THE WEEK OF ART OF SAO PAULO

Occupying booth 20 of the Pavilhão das Culturas Brasileiras at Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, the New York gallery Alexander and Bonin will be part of the Brazilian Art Week that takes place from August 31st to September 3rd.

ALEXANDER AND BONIN AT THE WEEK OF ART OF SAO PAULO

Martín Chambi: Vista panorámica de Cuzco. Circa 1930. Fotografía, gelatina de plata.

After six days of exhibition, Hilario. Art, Letters & Crafts Gallery of Buenos Aires fourth edition of its special auctions will take place this afternoon, starting at 19 o’ clock. Constituted by masters such as Max T. Vargas, Martín Chambi and Benito Panunzi artworks, among others, the lots of the auction have been rigorously selected and put in value.

HILARIO IV EXPERIENCE: AN ECLECTICAL AUCTION FOR THE FINEST COLLECTING

PATRICK CHARPENEL: THE FACE BEHIND EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

In the middle of Museo del Barrio’s (MB) renovation and professionalization of Las Galerías (Galleries) and El Teatro (Heckscher Theater) carried out since November of the past year, this institution delegated the general direction to Patrick Charpenel. Figure with trajectory, Charpenel assumed the direction of the museum located in New York focused on Latin American art, so to transmit from his management his extensive curatorial career in relation to Latin American contemporary art.

PATRICK CHARPENEL: THE FACE BEHIND EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

Jesu Antuña.

Perhaps one of the most interesting sections at BAphoto 2019, Fuera de Foco (Out of Focus) - sponsored by OMINT - creates a space where photography goes beyond canons, merging with other expressive forms and their formalities.

FUERA DE FOCO, BAPHOTO’S EXPERIMENTAL SECTION

OSLO BIENNIAL 2019

In May 2019, the capital city of Norway, Oslo, will hold the first edition of the Oslo Biennial. Curated by Eva González-Sancho and Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk, sui generis biennial is the product of a research project carried out by the curators themselves: OSLO PILOT.

OSLO BIENNIAL 2019

Coco Fusco, The Couple in the Cage: A Guatinaui Odyssey, 1993.

The New York art gallery Alexander Gray Associates announced that starting tomorrow at the Contemporary Arts Museaum Houston, in Texas, Luis Camnitzer and Coco Fusco will participate at Walls Turned Sideways, a collective exhibition that critices criminal justice system, mass incarceration and the industrial penitentiary complex.

LUIS CAMNITZER AND COCO FUSCO ARE PART OF A COLLECTIVE MUTE IN THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON

 BAPHOTO: WHAT GALLERIES ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE MAIN SECTOR?

In two weeks, BAphoto, the most important photography art fair in Latin America, open La Rural (Ferial Space of Buenos Aires) doors. From September 7th to September 9th, the, the fair celebrates its fourteenth edition. Within a few days, the BAphoto team describes the Main Sector attractions.

BAPHOTO: WHAT GALLERIES ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE MAIN SECTOR?

Ph: Art Basel courtesy.

From September 6 to September 12, in BAphoto and the Gallery Weekend BA framework, Buenos Aires City participates in one of the most important weeks through the international art scene. That's what the Art Basel Cities Week is about: a window into the world for the local art market.

BUENOS AIRES ART BASEL CITIES WEEK

Ph: Rolf Art Galería.

On the eve of BAphoto - the Argentine photography fair that will take place on September 6, 7, 8 and 9 at La Rural space- the Argentinean art scene, specially photography scene, is tied by hands: according to the International Works of Art Circulation Law (Nº 24633) photography is not considered as such. What does this imply? The medium, unlike other artistic expressions such as painting, sculpture, or installations, among others –all of them benefited by the Need and Urgency Decree (DNU) established in January- has the obligation to hire an expensive customs broker to send a work abroad (without mentioning the annoying and bureaucratic process that artists, collectors and gallerists must go through). Otherwise, they should translate the work outside the country informally.

By Matías Helbig

THE ARGENTINE PHOTOGRAPHY STAGNATED BETWEEN THE WALLS OF THE LEGISLATIVE POWER

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