arteBA 2018 was officially inaugurated with the presence of Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, Head of Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Pablo Avelluto, Minister of Culture of the Nation, Enrique Avogadro, Minister of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires with the president of arteBA Foundation, Alec Oxenford and Gabriel Martino, president of HSBC, Main Sponsor of the fair. During the inaugural event, the Head of Government referred to arteBA as the most important moment of the year for culture, Avelluto celebrated the modification of the law for the circulation of works of art, Enrique Avogadro stressed the great artistic potential of the city and Alec Oxenford thanked the private and state contribution to arteBA Foundation to carry out this event that brings together the main leaders of culture in the world.
arteBA 2018 Inaugurated with an extensive acquisitions program
During the hours prior to the inauguration of the Arteba fair, the representatives of the Municipal Fine Arts Museums of Tandil; of contemporary art of Salta; and Contemporary Art of the South, in the municipality of Lanús; They visited the fair in search of new works to add to the heritage, through the new edition of the Matching Funds-Banco Ciudad program.
Banco Ciudad collaborates with the heritage of Argentine museums in arteBA
The new arteBA can be visited until Sunday May 27 at La Rural (Palermo, Buenos Aires). This year the fair renewed its commitment to the selection of curators and the sections of the fair in which more than 400 artists from more than 80 galleries from 27 cities participate, with enriching dialogues between emerging artists, established and proposals for performances, talks , debates and presentations. Below we describe each of its sections.
arteBA 2018: discover all its sections
Bernardo Paz, businessman and owner of Inhotim, one of the largest open-air contemporary museums in the world, located in Belo Horizonte (state of Minas Gerais). He was sentenced to nine years and three months in prison by the Brazilian justice.
Bernardo Paz: rise and fall of Brazilian art patron
Natalia Majuf resigned as director to take on new projects. The Lima Museum of Art has started a process of calling for the position of director of the museum.
Natalia Majluf leaves the direction of MALI to return to the investigation
Hundreds of curators, galleries, artists, collectors and museum directors arrive in Buenos Aires from different parts of the country and the world to spend a week living the arteBA experience at one of the region’s leading fairs, renovated this year with new content and curators.
arteBA opens its 27th edition with new proposals
Through the incorporation of four New York artists, the Brooklyn Museum added a New York touch to Radical Women, the critically acclaimed exhibition on Latin American women.
Artnet highlights the addition of 4 New York artists in the Radical Women version for the Brooklyn Museum
Hunter East Harlem Gallery (HEHG) at Hunter College and El Museo del Barrio presents the exhibition QUEENIE: Selected Artworks by Female Artists from El Museo del Barrio's Collection.
QUEENIE: Selected Artworks by Female Artists From El Museo del Barrio's Collection
Ivan Toth Depeña’s Surface is a new permanent, public art installation commissioned by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS). Designed in collaboration with the REDLINE Design Group, Surface is located in the Cornelius Park and Ride comfort station.
‘Surface’, the new public art installation by Artist Ivan Toth Depeña
The Mexican architect Rozana Montiel will participate in the 16th Mostra Internazionale di Architettura-La Biennale di Venezia, FREESPACE curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara.
Rozana Montiel on the 16.Mostra Internazionale di Architettura - La Biennale di Venezia
Milton Becerra (Venezuela, 1951), one of the most versatile and prominent artists in Latin America, presents his work for the first time at the MAC Contemporary Art Museum in Lima, Peru.
Milton Becerra for the first time at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Lima, Perú
Faena Art Center announces the opening of the exhibition En el Umbral by Roger Hiorns, winner of the Faena Prize for the Arts 2016. The artist was awarded $ 75,000 dollars for the creation of a new project in Faena Art Center Buenos Aires and on the premises of the Oceana Puerto Madero residential project on dike 2, in front of Faena Hotel Buenos Aires.
Faena Art Center presents 'En el Umbral' by Roger Hirons, winner of the 2016 Faena Prize
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.