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ALBA FERNANDA TRIANA: THE BEGINNING OF AN INTENSIVE JOURNEY

Convened by COINCIDENCIA- Pro Helvetia program, the Colombian artist Alba Fernanda Triana begins a two-year creative project. With a first journey to the CERN institute - the world's most important particles research center - and the University of Zurich for the Arts (ZHdK) during October, the artist embarks on an extensive research project.

ALBA FERNANDA TRIANA: THE BEGINNING OF AN INTENSIVE JOURNEY

Joao Ribas, curador de Robert Mapplethorpe: Pictures. Ph: Serralves Museum.

At the Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto (Portugal), a controversial North American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe`s (1946-1989) exhibitiom is held since September 20. However, artists, gallery owners and collectors announced their rejection to a series of censorship measures taken by the institution causing the resignation of the Artistic Director of the Serralves Museum and curator of the exhibition, Joao Ribas.

By Matías Helbig

CENSORSHIP AND CONTROVERSY AT THE SERRALVES CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM OF PORTO

Memorial, installation view, 2009. Ph: Alexander Gray Associates

At the Skissernas Museum (The Museum of Sketches for Public Art) of Sweden opens today, October 4, a collective exhibition dedicated to memory. Based on the works of a diversity of artists, including Uruguayan Luis Camnitzer, Memory Matters emphasizes the importance of collective memory in societies.

MEMORY AS A CENTRAL THEME

LINA BO BARDI AT JUAN MARCH FOUNDATION

In the framework of the exhibition Lina Bo Bardi: Tupí or not tupí. Brazil, 1946-1992 inaugurating tomorrow, on October 8th at Juan March Foundation (Madrid, Spain) The exhibition explained will be held. In conversation with Mara Sánchez Llorens -curator- and Juan Manuel Bonet -an artistic critic specialized in Brazilian art of the 20th century-, the initiative will be moderated by the architect Santiago de Molina.

LINA BO BARDI AT JUAN MARCH FOUNDATION

THE HUNDRED YEARS OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS OF PERU ARE ALSO HELD AT ICPNA

Until November 4th at the ICPNA of Miraflores it hosts the second central exhibition of the Fine Arts Museum centennial anniversary: Una trayectoria de imágenes: 1918-2018 (Images trajectory: 1918-2018). The show is curated by Max Hernández and Augusto del Valle in order to make an illustration of the artistic genres developed in that institution during its history.

THE HUNDRED YEARS OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS OF PERU ARE ALSO HELD AT ICPNA

ONE DROP AT A TIME, BY MARK LEE KOVEN

After his residency at ARTSail, in South Florida, Mark Lee Koven presents One Drop at a Time, an immersive installation where viewers participate in it. Concurring education, technology and art, this experience aims to raise awareness among the public regarding over their environmental environments.

ONE DROP AT A TIME, BY MARK LEE KOVEN

FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON PRESENTS A BASQUIAT HUGE RETROSPECTIVE

From October 3rd to January 14th, at Frank Gehry's building, the Louis Vuitton Foundation will exhibit a hundred works by the renowned artist and painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. The exhibition aims to make a journey throughout the American artist career that goes from 1980 to 1988, because of his early death.

FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON PRESENTS A BASQUIAT HUGE RETROSPECTIVE

Ph: Guido Limardo

Within the framework of the exhibition Historia de dos mundos (Tale of two worlds), held at the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires (MAMBA) on the occasion of its recent reopening, the institution presents Los elegidos de Greco. Leo García interpreta las canciones de Besos brujos. This will be held on October 11th in honor to the great Argentine artist Alberto Greco.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART OF BUENOS AIRES SAYS GOODBYE TO ALBERTO GRECO'S "BESOS BRUJOS"

Casa Vicens, Barcelona Gallery Weekend 2018.

Until September 30th, the city of Barcelona has been taken over by twenty-eight galleries. Bringing the local production of the Catalan province to the international scene, since September 26, Barcelona Gallery Weekend  five-day program with guided tours and meetings is held.

BARCELONA GALLERY WEEKEND

ON AIR: TOMÁS SARACENO AT PALAIS DE TOKYO

From October 17th to January 13th, the Palays de Tokyo (Paris) is transformed into an exclusive museum Tomás Saraceno artwork. As part of the Carte Blanche program -started in 2013 with Phillipe Parreno intervention-, the Parisian exhibition center invited the Argentine artist to occupy it's 13,000 m² with his most recent and extensive work: On Air, project that aims to establish an alternative relationship with the planet.

ON AIR: TOMÁS SARACENO AT PALAIS DE TOKYO

Dentro de mim, 2018

Plastic artist and photographer, with 84 years and an ongoing exhibition at Helga de Alvear Art Gallery (Spain), Helena Almeida died this morning at her home in Sintra, Portugal. With an important number of works, the Portuguese artist was one of the most outstanding figures in European contemporary art.

HELENA ALMEIDA, AN ARTIST WHO LIVES IN OUR MEMOIRS

Washington crossing the Delaware, Geandy Pavón.

The Coral Gables Museum is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, Kindred Spirits: Ten Artists by The Hudson,curated by Anelys Alvarez. The show will run from October 5th to December 9th, 2018 at the Fewell Gallery and will be accompanied by a series of related programs that go from a panel discussion to a concert.

HUDSON'S VALLEY CUBAN ART

CINEMA AND PSYCHOANALYSIS AT THE RECOLETA CULTURAL CENTER

Direct from the Cinematheque of Berlin to the Recoleta Cultural Center (Buenos Aires, Argentina) TESA Foundation presents  Películas en la mente: psicología y cine desde Sigmund Freud (Films in the mind: psychology and cinema since Sigmund Freud)  will be exhibited at Cronopios Room from September 27th  to December 13th.

CINEMA AND PSYCHOANALYSIS AT THE RECOLETA CULTURAL CENTER

Becú durante el montaje de la exposición en Bruchou.

On Thursday 27th at Leandro Alem Avenue 928 (Buenos Aires, Argentina), the plastic artist Juan Becú transforms Bruchou Law Firm into an art gallery. After a first edition with works by Vicente Grondona, the Bruchou Art Department bets again on national art.

JUAN BECÚ AT BRUCHOU LEGAL STUDY

TURNER WATERCOLORS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS OF ARGENTINA

On Wednesday, September 26, the National Museum of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires (Argentina) inaugurates a J. M. W. Turner solo show. With an unprecedented exhibition in the country, 85 watercolors of the English painter will be exhibited until February 17th.

TURNER WATERCOLORS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS OF ARGENTINA

CLAUDIA JAGUARIBE AT LINA BO BARDI'S GLASS HOUSE

Until October 27th, at Lina Bo Bardi’s Institute, Claudia Jaguaribe exhibition In Lina’s garden, moves from one pole to another, configuring in that multiplicity of dichotomies (public-private, universal-intimate, etc.) a conspiracy of what is found in the artistic medium.

CLAUDIA JAGUARIBE AT LINA BO BARDI'S GLASS HOUSE

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