As a part of the De gira por España (Touring Spain) cycle that the National Museum of the Prado celebrates for its bicentennial - during a month a painting of special relevance of the collection of the Prado Museum leaves its usual space to visit different museums of the country-, the Spanish Museum of Abstract Art of Cuenca receives in its rooms Francisco de Zurbarán’s San Francisco en oración (Saint Francis in prayer, 1659). Between the 22nd of January and the 17th of February Zurbarán’s artwork will give place to Un maestro antiguo entre artistas contemporáneos: Zurbarán en el Museo de Arte Abstracto Español (An ancient master among contemporary artists: Zurbarán in the Spanish Museum of Abstract Art) exhibition.
FRANCISCO ZURBARÁN'S "SAINT FRANCIS IN PRAYER" ARRIVES AT THE SPANISH MUSEUM OF ABSTRACT ART TO INAUGURATE AN EXHIBITION
Until February 11th, the Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (ICPNA) opens the call for the ICPNA Contemporary Art Award 2019. Destined for Peruvian and foreign artists residing in Peru, the winner of the 2019 edition will be awarded with S / 30,000 (thirty thousand soles) and an individual exhibition.
ICPNA CONTEMPORARY ART AWARD 2019
In its 23rd edition, the Arco Foundation "A" Awards for Collecting announced the winners. From individual private collectors to museums, the winners were six: Cleusa Garfinkel; CAAC MALI, Museum of Art of Lima; The Meadows Foundation; Bank of Spain Collection; H.E.F. Collection, Juan Entrecanales Azcárate, and Kells Collection (Juan Manuel Elizalde and Choli Fuentes).
ARCO FOUNDATION: 2019 "A" AWARDS FOR COLLECTING
Looking forward for the 34th São Paulo Biennial that will take place in 2020, the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo appointed Italian Jacopo Crivelli Visconti as the general curator of the biennial. Independent critic and curator, Crivelli Visconti lives in the Brazilian city where he completed a PhD in architecture at the Universidade de São Paulo.
SAN PABLO'S BIENNIAL APPOINTED CURATOR FOR IT'S NEXT EDITION IN 2020
With an inauguration on January 9th at Punta del Este space of Galería del Paseo, the Argentine painter Juan José Cambre exhibited a series of works made in recent times. Cambre's geometric paintings occupied Galería del Paseo until yesterday afternoon, forming part of a series of short-term exhibitions.
JUAN JOSÉ CAMBRE AT GALERÍA DEL PASEO
On January 22nd at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball (Mexico City, 1975) presents Finding Oneself Outside. Under Natalie Bell’s curatorship, the exhibition aims to describe the consequent sensations of study and experience in foreign cultures.
MARIANA CASTILLO DEBALL DEEPENS THE COGNITIVE EXCHANGE BETWEEN THE ARTWORK AND THE SPECTATOR
At El Museo del Barrio (New York, USA) February brings an unprecedented exhibition of the Chilean visual artist Alejandro Jodorowsky (Tocopilla, 1929). Best known for his filmography, under the curatorship of María Inés Rodríguez Jodorowsky will present at El Museo a series of literary works and visual archives that were never published. In addition, records of his theatrical works and performances made in Paris throughout the 50s within the Panic movement will be exhibited.
ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY'S ARTWORK WILL BE EXHIBITED AT EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO OF NEW YORK
Since January 2nd at Galería del Paseo (Punta del Este, Uruguay), Cynthia Cohen presents Un jardín sobre una playa, una playa sobre una ciudad, una ciudad sobre un cerro (A garden on a beach, a beach on a city, a city on a hill) exhibition.
CYNTHIA COHEN AT GALERÍA DEL PASEO
Since January 23rd at El Museo del Barrio (New York, USA) the year begins with Italian-Argentinean artist Lucio Fontana’s Ambiente Spaziale (Spacial Environment) exhibition.
LUCIO FONTANA'S MABIENTE SPAZIALE IS RECONSTRUCTED AT EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO
The renowned Spanish sculptor, Aurora Cañero, returns to Chile after 13 years, with a stunning exhibition of her sculptures. The exhibition will take place at Aninat Galería de Arte main room with its inauguration on January 16th and a closing on March 12th.
AURORA CAÑERO RETURNS BACK WITH HER SCULPTURES TO CHILE
Until February the 3rd, at La Virreina Center de la Imatge (Barcelona, Spain), a retrospective dedicated to Chilean artist Lorenza Böttner (Punta Arenas, Chile, 1959 - Munich, Germany, 1994) is exhibited. Consequence of a co-production between La Virreina Center de la Imatge and the Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany), the exhibition inaugurated in early November and was conceived under Paul B. Preciado’s curatorship with Viktor Neumann, Pere Pedrals and Andrea Linnenkohl collaboration.
LORENZA BÖTTNER, ART AS ACTIVISM
Saturday, January 5th is the last day to visit the Cuban artist Gustavo Pérez Monzón exhibition at the Richard Saltoun Gallery, located in London. This exhibition does not only mean the artist's debut in the United Kingdom, but it is also his return after a recess of artistic production of more than thirty years.
AFTER A LONG PAUSE IN ITS PRODUCTION, GUSTAVO PÉREZ MONZÓN EXHIBITED IN LONDON
With the aim of promoting the visualization of outstanding artists, the works of those who were awarded with the National Prize for Artistic Trajectory -recognition granted by the Argentine State through the Buenos Aires Fine Arts National Museum (MNBA) - are exhibited at the National Hall of the MNBA. After five decades, the museum takes up this experience.
NATIONAL PRIZE FOR ARTISTIC TRAJECTORY EXHIBITED AT THE BUENOS AIRES FINE ARTS MUSEUM
This afternoon at Galería del Paseo in Punta del Este (Uruguay), the gallery located in Manantiales neighborhood will screen THEM documentary record, a co-directed play by Liliana Porter and Ana Tiscornia. The play premiere had place a few weeks ago at The Kitchen (New York) theater, a stage that has seen some of the most important figures of the artistic avant-garde.
FROM NEW YORK TO PUNTA DEL ESTE: LILIANA PORTER´S AND ANA TISCORNIA'S NEW PLAY AT GALERÍA DEL PASEO
After a meeting of the Venice Biennale Board, the 17th International Architecture Exhibition to be held in 2020 has a new curator: Hashim Sarkis. Recommended by Paolo Baratta, director of the Venice Biennale Board, Sarkis was appointed director of the Architecture Sector of the Biennial.
HASHIM SARKIS: THE NEW DIRECTOR OF VENICE BIENNIAL'S ARCHITECTURE SECTOR
During Miami Art Week some of the most important fairs of the modern and contemporary art international scene were celebrated. This is the case of PINTA Miami, the fair committed to the support and visibility of Latin American art within the international focus. With a phenomenal growth during its fifth edition at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center, the results of PINTA Miami 2018 are the projection of its increasingly reputation in the international circuit.
PINTA MIAMI: AN ART FAIR THAT FINDS ITS PLACE
Since May 17th at the Jumex Museum (Mexico City, Mexico) they present an unprecedented exhibition. Apariencia desnuda: el deseo y el objeto en la obra de Marcel Duchamp y Jeff Koons, aun (Nude appearance: desire and object in the work of Marcel Duchamp and Jeff Koons, still) curated by Massimiliano Gioni, is an exhibition that explores the parallels between two of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
JUMEX MUSEUM: MARCEL DUCHAMP AND JEFF KOONS DIALOGUE IN PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME
During yesterday and today afternoon, with the purpose of celebrating the UTDT 2018 Film Program held at the Torcuato Ditella University (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Con la vista nublada no se ve nada (With a cloudy sight nothing is seen) is a collective exhibition where the program participants project and exhibit the work during the year. Also, works of artists invited to the 2018 edition and previous years are exhibited.
UTDT 2018 FILM PROGRAM: WITH A CLOUDY SIGHT NOTHING IS SEEN
At Diablo Rosso think tank and art space located in the center of Panama City in Panama, the Costa Rican artist Fabrizio Arritea (Costa Rica, 1982) presents since December 1st La Tierra era Plana (The Earth Was Flat), an individual exhibition that explores the meaning production generated by social media and their effects over people acting or thinking.
MEDIA AND ITS EFFECTS THROUGH FABRIZIO ARRIETA'S PAINTINGS
In order to celebrate the opening of its second space in Miami, Florida, Pablo Atchugarry Foundation (Uruguay) presents a retrospective exhibition of the Uruguayan artist José Pedro Costigliolo (1902-1985). Forerunner of non-figurative art, Costigliolo's contribution to geometric abstraction development -movement emerged mainly in Latin America- has been recognized internationally. Raised as a retrospective that explores the changes and evolutions of the Uruguayan artist, La Vida de las Formas (The Life of The Forms) opens the foundation new headquarters at Miami on December 29.
A RETROSPECTIVE OF JOSÉ PEDRO COSTIGLIOLO INAUGURATES THE NEW SPACE OF PABLO ATCHUGARRY FOUNDATION IN MIAMI
From December 14th to February 21st at Sala Gasco Contemporary Art, in Santiago de Chile, the artists Jorge Brantmayer, Víctor Castillo, Catalina González, Angie Saiz and Joaquín Segura present Postrauma. Under Saiz curatorship the exhibition aims to illustrate the multiple expressions after traumatic experiences.
HOW TO SURVIVE A TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE IN A POST-CAPITALIST SOCIETY?
In addition to Clorindo Testa’s individual exhibition the Fine Arts National Museum (MNBA) of Buenos Aires (Argentina) inaugurates En Tránsito. Fotografías de la colección del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (In Transit. Photographs from the Fine Arts National Museum collection). After passing through Córdoba and Mendoza provinces, the photographs of Henri Cartier Bresson, Graciela Iturbide and Sara Facio, among other renowned artists who make up the MNBA collection, will be exhibited since tomorrow on the second floor of the museum.
BUENOS AIRES: THE FINE ARTS NATIONAL MUSEUM PRESENTS IT'S PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION
Tomorrow at the Jumex Museum, the North American artist Michael Smith presents ¡Imagina la vista desde aquí! (¡Imagine the view from here!), an exhibition that represents aging, failure and enthusiasm based on the aspirational construction of corporate and institutional culture.
MICHAEL SMITH THINKS ABOUT THE CORPORATE CULTURE ASPIRATIONS AT THE JUMEX MUSEUM
On December 11th, at the Fine Arts National Museum (MNBA) of Beuenos Aires (Argentina), inaugurates an exhaustive exhibition of Italian-Argentinean plastic artist and architect, Clorindo Testa. Bringing together artworks from 1968 onwards the aim of the exhibition is to pay tribute to one of the most important figures of the Argentinean 20th century, his work and legacy in the South American country.
CLORINDO TESTA, THE ARCHITECT THAT LIVES IN THE MUSEUMS
In the framework of Art Basel Miami, Doral government inaugurated yesterday the Urban Art Project for pedestrians Pedestriart conceived by Cuban artist Leonel Matheu. Stimulating the awareness of pedestrians through iconographies, the project aims to represent traffic signals from their shapes and color coding. With the inauguration at Downtown Doral Park yesterday afternoon the installation proposes a creative and interactive experience for the community.
ART BASEL MIAMI: DORAL GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES A PROJECT OF URBAN ART
Inaugurated on November 13th, the New York gallery Kurimanzutto presents Signals: If You Like I Shall Grow (Part II), a collective exhibition that brings together the work of artists such as David Medal, Mira Schendel, Alejandro Otero, Jesus Rafael Soto, Sergio de Camargo , Lygia Clark and Liliane Lijn, among others. On exhibition until January 21st, the show commemorates the innovative spirit of the consecrated Signals London gallery (1964-1966).
KURIMANZUTTO TRIBUTE IN NEW YORK TO THE EMBLEMATIC SIGNALS LONDON
The Artbook Editions, Unlimited-Limited # 6, print by Antoni Miralda, New World Foods lighting the Old World pays homage to the creative community that frequented El Internacional Tapas Bar & Restaurant, the now legendary postmodern restaurant which the artist launched in Tribeca with Chef Montse Guillén in 1984. El Internacional combined avant-garde artistry and food, becoming an iconic symbol of New York in the 1980s through its nightly explorations of cross-cultural, trans-disciplinary aesthetics.
ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH: THE SPANISH ARTIST ANTONI MIRALDA PRESENTS HIS NEW BOOK
The Chilean AMA Foundation, better known as FAMA, donated to New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Ocean, 33 ° 02'47 "S / 51 ° 04'00" N, the Chilean artist Enrique Ramírez artwork. The reason for the donation is the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the foundation.
THE AMA FOUNDATION DONATED ENRIQUE RAMÍREZ CHILEAN ARTIST ARTWORK TO NEW YORK'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
At Henrique Faria Gallery of Buenos Aires, the artist and curator Osvaldo Romberg (Buenos Aires, 1938) presents Estudios de color: Del análisis a la metáfora (Color Studies: From analysis to metaphor). Product of a formal search during a specific period of the Argentine artist, the exhibition exhibited at the gallery located in Retiro neighborhood joins together more than fifteen exceptional artworks of Romberg's career.
OSVALDO ROMBERG EXHIBITS A HISTORICAL REVISION OF COLOR
At the HACHE gallery in Buenos Aires, an individual exhibition by Diego Figueroa inaugurated. Mi Reina (My Queen) is the first exhibition of the Argentine artist exhibited in the gallery. From intertextualities with canonical works of art history, Figueroa wanders between the "legitimate" concept –introduced by the French thinker Pierre Bourdieu- and the popular.