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