On the occasion of the fifty years of the first art Biennial in Medellín, and the celebrations related to the 40th anniversary of the founding of the newspaper EL MUNDO, the newspaper, with the support of the Ángel-Gómez Foundation, called a historical essay contest / critical on the subject: Art biennials and their impact on the art of Medellin and Colombia.
Call for Historical-Critical Essay. 50 years of the Art Biennial of Medellín
Next Thursday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. opens the exhibition 'The Surrealist Cabinet' by the Argentine artist Juan Batlle Planas in Cuenca, the Spanish abstract art museum.
Juan Batlle Planas: the Surrealist Cabinet at the Cuenca Museum
Este verano, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain presenta Géométries Sud, Du Mexique à la Terre de Feu, una exposición que celebra la riqueza y los colores del arte latinoamericano. Desde el arte popular hasta el arte abstracto, desde la cerámica hasta la pintura corporal, la escultura, la arquitectura y la cestería, esta exposición sumerge al visitante en el corazón de la abstracción geométrica latinoamericana, desde el período precolombino hasta las creaciones más contemporáneas.
Géométries Sud, du Mexique à la terre de feu en Fondation Cartier
Next Tuesday, May 22, at 7:00 pm, the Hilario III Experience will be presented at the new Arts, Letters & Crafts Auction organized by Don Hilario in the City of Buenos Aires.
New edition of the 'Hilario III Experience' auction in Buenos Aires
This Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 pm opens In Own Defense, the solo exhibition of the artist Enrique Ježik curated by María Teresa Constantin at the Osde Foundation, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
En defensa propia' by Enrique Ježik at Fundación Osde
Flora invites to participate in the workshop ‘El lugar de lo intangible en el arte’ by Lucas Ospina and Bernardo Ortiz.
Flora presents the workshop ‘El lugar de lo intangible en el arte’
On Friday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m., the Juan March Foundation continues the Conversations season at the Foundation; the journalist Antonio San José will talk with the Spanish photographer Chema Madoz.
Chema Madoz in converation with journalist Antonio San José at Fundación Juan March
More than four hundred works exhibited in the two venues give an account of the wide production of Argentine art in the last century.
The exhibition 'Argentine Art: 100 years in the Castagnino Collection + macro' was inaugurated
La Austral, S.A. de C.V. is a socially engaged offsite project by Pablo Helguera that transforms El Museo de Los Sures into a “storytelling dispensary,” a place where visitors can hear a range of live stories performed by a facilitator.
Pablo Helguera: La Austral, S.A. de C.V.
Artists Coco Fusco, Gean Moreno and journalist Arlena Amaro, were deported.
Artists who went to # 00Bienal were arrested in Havana and deported
arteBA Foundation announced at the MALBA the launch of the 27th edition of arteBA, with new proposals from curators and sections such as Stage, arteBA Children and Zoom.
arteBA announced the launch of its 27th edition
Kurimanzutto presents ‘screening - Jimmie Durham: not about me’ a project by Cristian Manzutto on 11-13 and 17-20 may, 2018
‘screening - Jimmie Durham: not about me’ a project by Cristian Manzutto
"I'm looking for innovation, a new language" comments Catalina Casas, director of the Colombian gallery Casas Riegner in an interview with Arte Basel to its new project Meet the Gallerists”
Meet the gallerists: Art Basel interview with Catalina Casas
Pancha, the Colorful Bird and the Shining is the first solo exhibition by Mexican artist Jorge Satorre (Mexico City, 1979) at REDAC, in the United States. The commissioned installation by Satorre consists of a series of sculptures and drawings that collectively portray alternative and subjective historic narratives, developed by the artist in contrast to standard, institutional versions of events and hegemonic discourse.
Jorge Satorre: Pancha, the Colorful Bird and the Shining Snake
In response to the curatorial proposal for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018, whose theme for this edition is FREESPACE, Brazil’s official participation in Venice has been named Walls of Air.
Walls of Air: Brazil Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale
The Mexican artist Teresa Margolles presents her new work in Witte de With Center of Contemporary Art, which consists of a performance on the migratory processes between Venezuela and Colombia based on the field work carried out in 2017.
A new work by Teresa Margolles at Witte de With Center
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA was a collaborative initiative led by the Getty that explored Latin American and Latino art over a four-month period from September 2017 through January 2018. Through Julia P. Herzberg, Arte al Día presented each of its proposals and exhibitions from the beginning. Now we shared a report by Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, that shows initiative also supported 4,080 jobs and added $24.3 million in tax revenues for state and local government
PST LA/LA involved nearly 2.8 million participants and generated &430.3 million in economic output across southern California
Curated by Jane de Almeida, the exhibition showcases artworks of ten artists as a starting point for an investigation process on the subject of organizational systems off the RADAR, understood in a broad sense.
Off the Radar at Visual Arts Gallery University of California
In the year dedicated to Afro-Atlantic histories Museu de Arte de de São Paulo presents the exhibition Daily Life, Painting and Resistance By Maria Auxiliadora (1935–1974).
Maria Auxiliadora: Daily Life, Painting and Resistance at MASP
Alphaville e outros by the artist Antoni Muntadas (Barcelona, 1942), is the seventh installment of the new cycle 'Machines of vision', from the magazine Campo de Relampagos focused on presenting pieces that unveil the narrative devices of cinema and that establish relationships parental with other authors and languages.
Campo de Relámpagos presents ‘Alphaville e outros’ by Antoni Muntadas
Irene Kopelman announces her solo show at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Roterdam, Netherlands. The exhibition brings together pieces from different projects: large scale paintings, drawin, watercolors ans sculptures; created between 1012 and 1016.
Irene Kopelman’solo exhibition at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
Signo 36 is a concept of publication that germinates in the dark caused by that lost number of the magazine Signs that edited and directed, between 1969 and 1985, the Cuban poet, artist, publisher and folklorist Samuel Feijóo. Signs 36 is a project by Ernesto Oroza. Volume # 00 was edited by Ernesto Oroza and Clara Astiasarán.
Signo 36 is presented at the Biennial of Havana with his Volume #00
On Saturday, May 5, the first Gallery Day of the year arrives, with the support of the City Government. The circuit that begins the cycle 2018 includes the neighborhoods of Palermo and Villa Crespo and will have the participation of 21 galleries, workshops and art spaces will open their doors from 3 pm to 7 pm so you can visit them and live a different afternoon.
First Gallery Day of the year is coming
Aceros al Infinito is the international traveling exhibition of the Colombian sculptor Santiago Medina that will be installed in Medellín and Bogotá this month. From April 12, CES University will host the first stop of the international exhibition of monumental stainless steel sculptures which will then travel to New York, Miami, Los Angeles and London.
Multisensory exhibition of steel works arrives for the first time to Colombia
Van Riel gallery presents 'Smoke on Vanguards' the next solo exhibition by the Argentine artist Pablo Lapadula, a set of paintings and drawings made by capturing on paper smoke from a domesticated candle.
Van Riel Gallery presents 'Smoke over Vanguards' by Pablo Lapadula
This exhibition, curated by María Inés Rodríguez and co-organised with the CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux and the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, presents a selection of works which number around 150 and capture the sixty odd years of the artist’s career.
Beatriz González at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
How to Biennale! invites participation from anyone engaged in organising art events to join an open forum of ideas at Tate Exchange (Tate Modern). On May 9, 2018, 12pm
How to Biennale! An Exchange of ideas at Tate Modern
Faena Art is pleased to announce Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj (Guimarães b. 1967, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; and Akhøj b. 1976, Copenhagen, Denmark) as the winners of the 2018 Faena Prize for the Arts. Special mention awards were given to Vivian Caccuri (Brazil) and Ishmael Randall Weeks (Peru).
Announcing 2018 Faena Prize for the Arts winners and special mentions
Alexander and Bonin announces the opening of a solo exhibition of Eugenio Dittborn’s eight most recent Airmail Paintings on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
Eugenio Dittborn solo exhibition at Alexander and Bonin
Jesús Fuenmayor, the curator of the XIV edition of the Biennial of Cuenca, selected thirteen national artists whose workshops he visited in Cuenca, Guayaquil and Quito, which add to the forty international artists invited directly by the curator.