Next Wednesday, August 8th, the artist Tania Bruguera will be the protagonist of Wednesday SOMA, a program organized by the Mexican organization every week. On this occasion, with the collaboration of the University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC).
MEXICO: SOMA WEDNESDAY WITH TANIA BRUGUERA
After the last weeks of Amazonia, the experimental exhibition of photographer Roberto Huarcaya, from August 16, in Rolf ART gallery, in the neighborhood of Recoleta (Buenos, Argentina) will be able to visit the individual exhibition of Cristina Piffer Argento. Aires
ARGENTO, BOTH SIDES OF HISTORY
Curated by Rodolfo de Athayde and Ania Rodriguez, Construções Sensíveis: The Latin-American Geometric Experience in the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection brings to Brazil an exploration of Latin American abstraction. In addition, the exhibition that takes place at the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro until September 27th, emphasizes the important legacy of Brazilian concretism and the movements of the new concretism.
AN EXHIBITION IN TRIBUTE TO WHAT THE FIRE TOOK OFF
After a sublime exhibition by Elena Loson at HACHE Gallery, located in the neighborhood of Villa Crespo (Buenos Aires City, Argentina), the space inagurates Piedra, Tijera, Papel (Stone, Paper, Scissors), an individual exhibition by Leticia Oobeid curated by Federico Baeza. The exhibition opens on Thursday, August 9th until Saturday, September 15th.
LETICIA OBEID AT HACHE GALLERY
Since August 9th, on Scalabrini Ortiz 1396 at HILO Gallery (Buenos Aires, Argentina) the Venezuelan artist Tirco Matute questions, from a material and structural sense, the narrative and formal mechanisms that respect all artistic research. In a way, the show tries to represent and think about the relationship between seeing and showing.
LA FORMA ETÉREA (THE ETHERE FORM), AN INDIVIDUAL EXHIITION OF TIRCO MATUTE AT HILO GALLERY, IN BUENOS AIRES CITY
After t Memoria de autopublicación y desidencia (Memory of self-publishing and desidence) workshop held at the Jumex Museum in Mexico City, AAzufre, Fiebre ediciones y Casa del Hijo del Ahuizot -all emerging artist collectives- will dialogue with Helena Producciones, the Colombian collective founded in 1997 and based in Cali, emerged as a response of the generation that suffered the excesses and economic chaos of the 80s. The conversation will take place on Saturday 11th at the Jumex Museum.
A PANEL OF ARTISTS AND THE COMMUNITY AT THE JUMEX MUSEUM IN MEXICO CITY
On Friday, August 10, the San Marcos Art Museum, Lima (Peru), inaugurates snapshots|instantáneas LIM / MAD / MEX, a photographic project carried out by Luisa Fernanda Lindo during 2014-2016 in the cities of Lima, Madrid and Mexico City . The Peruvian artist counted for this project with the support of the SEGIB Scholarship / Casa de Velásquez, the Academy of France in Madrid (Spain) and AMEXID / SRE (Mexico). The exhibition will take place in the Juan Acha room of the San Marcos Cultural Center and can be visited until September 8.
INSTANT PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE SAN MARCOS MUSEUM, IN LIMA, PERU
During yesterday morning (July 31) The Drawing Center of New York announced that Laura Hoptman will assume as Executive Director of the museum located in Manhattan. Curator of contemporary art and reference of the international art scene, Hoptman takes over the direction of The Drawing Center after eight years as curator of the Painting Department of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) of New York.
LAURA HOPTMAN, THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DRAWING CENTER OF NEW YORK
On August 8 at the Amano Textil Museum, Dualidades en el paisaje de la costa (Dualities in the landscape of the coast), a collective exhibition of the artists Marialejandra Lozano, Ignacio Noguerol and Lara Otiura inagurates.
AT THE TEXTILE AMANO MUSEUM, NOGUEROL, OTIURA AND LOZANO THINK OVER THE PERUVIAN TERRITORY
When Revolver Gallery opened its doors, Peruvian contemporary art found its internationalization platform par excellence. Ten years after its creation, the gallery has not forgotten its commitment to artists and continues betting -now also from its second space in Buenos Aires- for live art.
OLDER THAN SATAN: A RETROSPECTIVE, A CELEBRATION
After the closure of Otsuchi: Future Memories, by Alejandro Chaskielberg, Gachi Prieto Gallery inaugurates this Thursday Tangencias y otros gestos imperfectos (Tangencies and other imperfect gestures), the show of the PAC program foto 2017 (Contemporary Artistic Practices) -training artists space organized by the gallery- curated by Ariel Athier, Bruno Dubner and Rosana Shoeijttet.
WORDS AND IMAGES GIVE SENSE TO THE WALLS OF GACHI PRIETO
Since Saturday 4th of August, the works of María Leguízamo -La espalda de Algo (The Back of Something)- and Julieth Morales -Kup (Spin) - will cohabitate under the roof of El Dorado Space, in Bogotá, Colombia. Leguízamo’s work counts with William Contreras Alfonso curatorship, and Morale’s by Jenny Díaz and Guillermo Marín.
MARÍA LEGUÍZAMO AND JULIETH MORALES AT EL DORADO SPACE (BOGOTÁ)
Almost one month before the XXI Paiz Biennial that takes place every two years in Guatemala, general curator Gerardo Mosquera explains the concept under which this new edition of the second oldest Latin-American Biennial is developed. Focused on the way of proceeding tover a theme, Más allá (Beyond) leaves aside the classic exhausting dialogues of a particular topic.
MÁS ALLÁ: XXI PAIZ BIENNIAL
From June 8 to July 21, the London gallery Thomas Dane Gallery, presents Signals: If You Like I Shall Grow, an exhibition that focuses on the renowned art gallery and meeting place Signals London (1964-66) . It is the first exhibition that brings together the work of artists who participated in Signals London: space founded by Guy Brett, Paul Keeler, David Medal, Gistav Metzger and Marcello Salvadori, while pointing out the global impact that results from the union of interests generated at that specific point in the history of art. As an interdisciplinary space open to critical research and social encounter.
THOMAS DANE GALLERY CLOSES SIGNALS: IF YOU LIKE I SHALL GROW
The Davidoff Art Initiative (DAI) announces its fall 2018 residents, welcoming artists Katrina Coombs and Oneika Russell to FLORA ars+natura (Bogotá) and Residency Unlimited (Brooklyn), respectively; as well as curator and writer Giscard Bouchotte for Atelier Mondial / Institut Kunst FHNW (Basel).
DAVIDOFF ART INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES FALL 2008 RESIDENTS
Portland, Maine, July 23, 2018– The Dorothea & Leo Rabkin Foundation grant program for visual art journalists has awarded grants of $50,000 each to eight writers: Coco Fusco (NY & Miami, Florida) artist –she has presented works at the 56th Venice Biennial- and journalist; SarahRose Sharp (Detroit, Michigan); Lori Waxman (Chicago, Illinois); William O’Driscoll (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania); Ray Mark Rinaldi (Denver, Colorado); Sebastian Smee (Boston, Massachusetts); Brett Sokol (Miami, Florida); Travis Diehl (Los Angeles, California).
RABKIN FOUNDATION AWARDS EIGHT JOURNALISTS SPECIALIZED IN ART
From the close link between money and art, Argentine artist Germán Paley explores the relationship between these two elements. As a result, Neoliberame emerges, an individual exhibition at Emilio Pettoruti Provincial Museum of Fine Arts (Argentina).
NEOLIBERAME: ABOUT ART AND MONEY
Géométries Sud, du Mexique à la Terre de Feu (South Geometries From Mexico To Land Of Fire) celebrates the wealth of colour and diversity of styles and artistic approaches to geometric abstraction in Latin America. The exhibition brings together 250 artworks by over 70 different artists from the Pre- Columbian period to present: ranging from modernist abstract art, sculpture and architecture to ceramics, weaving, and body painting. Including specially commissioned installations by Bolivian architect Freddy Mamani, and Paraguayan architecture duo Solano Benítez and Gloria Cabral; the show will also feature the first presentation of a unique collection of sculptures by Gego in Paris; and showcase indigenous works from Paraguay for the first time in Europe.
GÉOMÉTRIES SUD, DU MEXICO TO THE TERRE DE FEU, AN ODE TO LATIN AMERICAN STYLES AT FONDATION CARTIER PARIS
The San Marcos Art Museum (MASM) continues with its program of temporary exhibitions. This time, he announces the inauguration of Hilos de la [a]tradición: deviniendo dualidades (Threads of the [a]tradition: becoming dualities), collective exhibition of Fiorella Gonzales-Vigil, Ivet Salazar and Romina Chuls that will be presented to the public next Wednesday July 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Vinatea Reinoso room of the Cultural Center of San Marcos. Admission to the inaugural event is free.
HILOS DE LA [A]TRADICIÓN: DEVINIENDO DUALIDADES, AT SAN MARCOS ART MUSEUM (PERÚ)
From July 12th to August 14th, Nueveochenta presents El traje del Palacio (The Palace Suit), an individual exhibition by Colombian artist Jaime Ávila. Ávila's new work emerges as a tribute to his father. Through traditional cloths, the artist searches in his memory the first time he visited Bogotá, during the 70s.
EL TRAJE DEL PALACIO, ÁVILA'S SOLO SHOW AT NUEVEOCHENTA, COLOMBIA
On June 9th and 10th, ARCO Foundation Organizing Committee constituted by José Aloy, Polígrafa Obra Gráfica; Look Bernabeu, Espaivisor; Vera Cortês, Vera Cortês; Susie Guzmán, Hauser & Wirth; Pedro Maisterra, Maisterravalbuena; Alex Mor, Mor.Charpentier; Silvia Ortiz, Crossing Four; Thomas Schulte, Thomas Schulte; Leon Tovar, Leon Tovar and Eduardo Brandão, Vermelho-, met with the objective of preparing the final list of the galleries selected for the General Program of ARCOmadrid 2019. According to the members of the committee, among the selection criteria for the galleries are the fidelity, the quality of the proposed projects and a significant presence of Latin America. All this at the service of discovering and research, concepts under which ARCOmadrid manifests itself.
ARCO, A SOCIETY COMMITTED TO CONTEMPORARY AND LATIN AMERICAN ART
Since July 17th, the contemporary art gallery ZMUD that did so much - and still does - for the Argentinean art scene, whether from the professionalization of artists or the commercialization of works, dresses its walls with the works of all those artists who once went through it to close a stage. Larisa Luz Zmud, founder and director of the gallery, described it with sincere words in an e-mail that circulated through galleries ZMUD friends, thrilling and reflecting all its readers: "I do not propose this as a closure, but as a transformation to change to something more in keeping with the real situation of Argentina and its art market. It's not an end, it's a new chapter". This is why ZMUD says goodbye in a big way through an intense two-week cycle with open talks on collecting, analysis of works, feminism, and everything you can imagine: of course, crowning him with a party on Saturday 28th at the space itself.
ZMUD: THE CELEBRATION OF A CYCLE AFTER SEVEN YEARS
With regard to the increase in studies on gender, at the level of social sciences such as letters and arts, the Museo del Rayo de Colombia presented on Saturday, July 14, a sample of the Colombian artist, Ruby Rumie. This consists of 3 projects realized between different stages of the artist, but all conducted by the thread's conductor of the genre.
Below, the text by Miguel González, curator of the museum and the exhibition.
RUBY RUMIE AT RAYO MUSEUM, COLOMBIA
The independent jurors; Paola Ibarra, Tom Healy and Adriana Herrera selected the proposal "Precariousness, the future and cardboard artifacts: the vision of Simón Vega from the third world", by Josseline Pinto. The article will be printed in the autumn edition of Art International Day.
JOSSELINE PINTO AND ARTE AL DÍA INTERNACIONAL: YES ART WRITERS GRANT
In the framework of the Gallery Night held last Friday, at ROLF Art something else was happening hours before. Surrounded by Amazonia, the series of photograms made by Peruvian photographer Roberto Huarcaya in the Amazon, a group of exclusive guests attended the words of Alicia de Arteaga, who was starting a new edition of Collectors Sessions, organized by Arte al Día with the collaboration of the ROLF Art Gallery, located at Esmeralda Street 1353 (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
COLLECTOR SESSIONS, A NIGHT DEDICATED TO COLLECTORS AT ROLF ART GALLERY
Bacelos Gallery (Madrid) presents Eduardo Basualdo's first individual project, Lengua Ósea (Bone Tongue). In this exhibition, the actor and puppeteer, brings together two dimensions that go through our daily life, bars and words. While some condition the behavior of the body the others structure our rational reality.
LENGUA ÓSEA (BONE TONGUE), AN ESSAY ON SPACE, BY EDUARDO BASUALDO
The Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, better known as Moderno inaugurated yesterday, in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art (MMK) from Frankfurt, one of the largest exhibitions that has taken place: Historia de dos mundos (Tale of two worlds). The exhibition, which can be held in the framework of the reopening of the Moderno, is made up of more than five hundred works and a hundred artists, including some collectives, and it will be possible until October 14th.
HISTORIA DE DOS MUNDOS (TALE OF TWO WORLDS), AT BUENOS AIRES MODERN ART MUSEUM
Starting Monday 16TH, Luminous Reality, Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez work will transform the London galleries located AT 30 Berkeley Square. The exhibition is the first exhibition ever made with PHILLIPS X, the new exhibition platform of the company. Presenting the masterpieces of the entire career of the Franco-Venezuelan artist, the exhibition will include both unpublished and relevant works in his career.
WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ AND HIS WORK, LUMINOUS REALITY, PHILLIPS PRESENTS PHILLIPS X, THE NEW EXHIBITION PLATFORM
Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art is a collective exhibition of Latin American art at the Whitney Museum of American Art that explores the relationship between indigenous and vernacular notions of construction, land, space and cosmology and the influence they have had on the history of modern and contemporary art and architecture in the Americas. It opens tomorrow.
PACHA, LLAQTA, WASICHAY: A LATIN AMERICAN SAMPLE AT THE WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Una línea de polvo, arte y drogas en América Latina (A line of dust, art and drugs in Latin America) is a research that includes two books published on the growth of the narcotic phenomenon in Latin America, and an exhibition held in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Mexico between 2012 and 2018. With the participation of more than 40 artists, the exhibition has believed and witnessed this phenomenon. The exhibition has been curated by Santiago Rueda and opens today in the Exhibition Hall of the Municipal Institute of Culture and Tourism of Bucaramanga, in Colombia.