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MIAMI 2021. PINTA CONCEPT – CONTEMPORARY AND MULTIFACETED

This year, in its 15th anniversary and after highly transformative events, Pinta ventures into a new concept. New formats, new location and many other exciting ingredients will make up Pinta 2021.

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MIAMI 2021. PINTA CONCEPT – CONTEMPORARY AND MULTIFACETED

BUILDING BRIDGES FOR ARGENTINE EMERGING ARTISTS

In order to promote the commercial and artistic opening of the country at an international level, the Ministry of Foreign Relations, International Trade and Culture of the Argentine Republic, the Consulate General and Promotion Center of Argentina in Miami, together with Arte al Día International and Pinta held an open call for Argentine emerging artists for an international online exhibition. Get to know the ten selected artists:

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BUILDING BRIDGES FOR ARGENTINE EMERGING ARTISTS

arteba 2021 - ACQUISITIONS, AWARDS AND CONCLUSIONS

The arteba Foundation turned 30 years old and celebrated it with a face-to-face fair at Arenas Studios, La Boca neighborhood. arteba 2021 created a space where artists, gallery owners, collectors, curators, cultural references and a massive public converged on the southern part of the City of Buenos Aires.

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arteba 2021 - ACQUISITIONS, AWARDS AND CONCLUSIONS

ARTISTIC CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN BRAZIL AND PORTUGAL

Curated by Isabella Lenzi, and running until November 20th, Só é possível se formos 2 [It is only possible if there are 2 of us] is exhibited in the Sala Fernando Pessoa of the Consulate General of Portugal in São Paulo. The exhibition proposes a dialogue between the Brazilian Anna Costa e Silva and the Portuguese Fernanda Fragateiro, two artists from different generations, practices and trajectories, who converge in their desires to think beyond the limits of the individual.

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ARTISTIC CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN BRAZIL AND PORTUGAL

DE PONT MUSEUM ACQUIRES WORKS BY COLOMBIAN ARTIST BEATRIZ GONZÁLEZ

The De Pont Museum in the Netherlands has acquired an assemble of works by González, seminal figure in Latin American art. The works address the themes of migration, disappearance and collective grief.

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DE PONT MUSEUM ACQUIRES WORKS BY COLOMBIAN ARTIST BEATRIZ GONZÁLEZ

JORGE PARDO’S EXHIBITION AT THE MUSEUM OF ART AND DESIGN, MIAMI

Titled Mongrel, this site-specific installation transforms MOAD’s largest gallery into a dynamic interior that evokes domestic space and the artist’s early experiences as a Cuban refugee. A series of twenty-five new drawings created expressly for this exhibition meld a wide variety of images into arresting abstractions of pulsing color and form, while still occasionally revealing their representational sources.

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JORGE PARDO’S EXHIBITION AT THE MUSEUM OF ART AND DESIGN, MIAMI

LIFE OF MATTER - PABLO ATCHUGARRY EXHIBITS AT THE PALAZZO REALE IN MILAN

Until January 30th, 2022, a monographic exhibition of Pablo Atchugarry is on display at the Palazzo Reale in Milan. Vida de la materia (Life of Matter) is the name given to this large exhibition that includes a set of 40 works and the curatorship of art critic Marco Meneguzzo.

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LIFE OF MATTER - PABLO ATCHUGARRY EXHIBITS AT THE PALAZZO REALE IN MILAN

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME ON PERFORMANCE ART ARGENTINA

Argentina Performance Art, with the support of the Centro Cultural Recoleta, organizes two days of debate, exchange and collective reflection on Argentine Performance Art. This discipline has seen exponential growth, nationally and internationally, both in its visibility and in its circulation and in its impact on the media in recent years. This is why Argentina Performance Art considers it essential to build room for reflection around this practice, focusing on the historicity of the discipline and its incidence today.

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME ON PERFORMANCE ART ARGENTINA

NOMINED ARTISTS TO THE EFG AWARD IN ARTBO AND SP-ARTE

The EFG Latin America Art Award, now in its eleventh edition, was created to support the Latin American artists. The award aims to promote the continent's visual arts production and regional fairs among collectors around the world. From the Colombian ARTBO fair, the nominated artist is Federico Ovalles, and from the Brazilian fair SP-Arte, Gustavo Nazareno was nominated for his work “Guiné”.

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NOMINED ARTISTS TO THE EFG AWARD IN ARTBO AND SP-ARTE

ART WEEK IN BUENOS AIRES

The City’s Ministry of Culture, together with the Visual Arts area, announced the programming of the Art Week, the event that turns the City into a large open-air contemporary art museum. From October 31 to November 7, more than 35 institutions and spaces in the City of Buenos Aires will be the center of the scene and will invite the public to meet the most innovative works of art, performances, exhibitions, concerts and to enjoy a wide program of activities for all audiences.

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ART WEEK IN BUENOS AIRES

BARCELONA – MACBA PRESENTS “NOTES FOR AN EYE FIRE”

Within the Panorama institutional program, this exhibition focuses on aesthetics and artistic practices in and around Barcelona. It comprises a wide range of disciplines, including painting, sculpture, works on paper, video installation, performance, photography and textiles, and is driven by a desire to defend and verify the making of on-site exhibitions as experiences that envelop us as whole sensing bodies in space. As the “notes” of the title suggests, this group exhibition attempts to jot down, to lay out and to connect without seeking to be in any way definitive.

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BARCELONA – MACBA PRESENTS “NOTES FOR AN EYE FIRE”

BUENOS AIRES GALLERY, THE IDEAL PLAN FOR THIS SATURDAY

Gallery is the artistic circuit in Buenos Aires with the longest trajectory and with the greatest coverage, including the neighborhoods of La Boca (District of the Arts), Recoleta, Retiro, Palermo and Villa Crespo. Developed by Arte al Día, the Gallery circuit has been promoting its commitment to the local art scene for more than forty years.

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BUENOS AIRES GALLERY, THE IDEAL PLAN FOR THIS SATURDAY

ZURICH JOINS BAphoto AGAIN, BRINGING THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY CLOSER TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Zurich, the No. 1 insurance company in Argentina, accompanied BAphoto with 2 special proposals for its 2021 edition, held between October 13 and 17 at Casa Basavilbaso in-person and with a virtual program.

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ZURICH JOINS BAphoto AGAIN, BRINGING THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY CLOSER TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

END OF BAphoto 2021 - THE HIGHLY AWAITED RETURN

BAphoto premiered the in-person season in Buenos Aires with its seventeenth edition and celebrated with a fantastic meeting. Artists, gallery owners, curators, collectors and photography lovers came together to exhibit and enjoy the best of photography. The fair featured the outstanding work of curators Francisco Medail, Bárbara Golubicki, Irene Gelfman, Florencia Battiti, Rodrigo Alonso, Verónica Santalla and Celina Marco.

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END OF BAphoto 2021 - THE HIGHLY AWAITED RETURN

LOCUS AND LANGUAGE OF BAphoto 2021 - ‘FUERA DE FOCO’ SECTION

Since 2015, Fuera de Foco (Out of Focus) is a solo projects section destined to the exploration of the different procedures, languages ​​and materialities that the photographic medium makes possible. With the aim of providing visibility to new generations of artists, Fuera de Foco invites three Argentine galleries to present an individual proposal, of an installation and experimental nature, promoting a territory open to dialogue with other disciplines that can enrich and generate new experiences aesthetic.

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LOCUS AND LANGUAGE OF BAphoto 2021 - ‘FUERA DE FOCO’ SECTION

BAphoto CELEBRATES A TRIBUTE IN LIFE TO LUCRECIA PLAT AND HOSTS A FANTASTIC ENCOUNTER

In this long-awaited edition, the outstanding photographer in Artista Homenaje is Lucrecia Plat from Argentina. Curated by Francisco Medail, the exhibition covers a large part of Plat's production in her forty years of work, among which the series of intimate portraits of Alejandra Pizarnik and the nocturnal records of the Buenos Aires elite stand out.

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BAphoto CELEBRATES A TRIBUTE IN LIFE TO LUCRECIA PLAT AND HOSTS A FANTASTIC ENCOUNTER

TWO EXHIBITIONS AT JUMEX THAT REFLECT ON HEAT AS A TRANSITIONAL AXIS

Until February 13th, 2022, Museo Jumex will present two exhibitions in dialogue; the solo show Sofía Táboas: Gama térmica (Sofía Táboas: Thermal Range), organized by Kit Hammonds, Curator in Chief, and Colección Jumex: Temperatura ambiente (Jumex Collection: Ambient Temperature), curated by the artist Sofía Táboas.

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TWO EXHIBITIONS AT JUMEX THAT REFLECT ON HEAT AS A TRANSITIONAL AXIS

FROM TRAGIC ARCHIVES, CONTEMPORARY ART

Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani de Palma exhibits “The Archive of Dust: An Ongoing Project”, an exhaustive overview of the fundamental lines that characterize Elena del Rivero’s (Valencia, 1949) work gravitating around the attacks of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, in New York. The project deals with loss, the collective memory and pain, as well as with the construction of the existential pillars that make up the beliefs and values ​​of society to rethink the future.

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FROM TRAGIC ARCHIVES, CONTEMPORARY ART

“MOQUÉM_SURARÎ: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS ART” AT THE MUSEU DE ARTE MODERNA DE SÃO PAULO

Curated by Jaider Esbell, and within the context of the 34th Bienal de São Paulo, the group exhibition Moquém_Surarî gathers contemporary artworks by indigenous artists. The exhibition at MAM São Paulo will include drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures referring to the visual transformations on the cosmological and the narrative Amerindian thinking.

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“MOQUÉM_SURARÎ: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS ART” AT THE MUSEU DE ARTE MODERNA DE SÃO PAULO

SYNDEMIA - VOLUSPA JARPA’S PROJECT ON VIOLENCE AND RESISTANCE

Voluspa Jarpa’s Syndemic is the winner of the inaugural edition of the Julius Baer Art Prize for Latin American Female Artists, a new biennial award initiated by Julius Baer and The Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá – MAMBO. It is the first of its kind to be held in Latin America, and its mission is to honor the research of outstanding Latin American female artists. Syndemic is a site-specific multimedia project that involves photos, archival documents, videos, maps, sculptures, objects, installation, wallpapers, and lasers that project beyond the Museum’s physical space into the surrounding environment. The term “Syndemic”, from the medical field, is Voluspa Jarpa’s metaphor to analyze the violent social riots that occurred from October 2019 to March 2020 in Chile.

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SYNDEMIA - VOLUSPA JARPA’S PROJECT ON VIOLENCE AND RESISTANCE

BAphoto IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL, VINTAGE AND CONTEMPORARY

For the first time in its history, the longest running Latin American photography fair that can be visited from October 13 to 17, combines its classic in-person edition with a special online program where national and international art coexist. Located at Casa Basavilbaso, the long-awaited reunion will be complemented by an online program that includes Live Talks, Open Files and guided tours.

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BAphoto IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL, VINTAGE AND CONTEMPORARY

7TH ATHENS BIENNALE “ECLIPSE” AND THE UNSPOKEN PRESENT

Designed to reflect the various aspects of the current transitional experience, the 7th Athens Biennale ECLIPSE aspires to address the viewers’ imagination of potential parallel worlds and futures. ECLIPSE activates a cross-cultural conversation among artistic voices that have historically been pushed to the periphery and orchestrates an experiential shift in art viewing.

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7TH ATHENS BIENNALE “ECLIPSE” AND THE UNSPOKEN PRESENT

CECILIA VICUÑA RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT BIODIVERSITY IN NEW YORK’S HIGH LINE

High Line Art presents Insectageddon, a free day-long festival conceived by artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña. As a celebration of insects and call to action to address global insect die-off, Insectageddon will consist of interdisciplinary and interactive performances, poetry readings, workshops, and more throughout the High Line. Taking place on September 25, 2021.

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CECILIA VICUÑA RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT BIODIVERSITY IN NEW YORK’S HIGH LINE

ARTURO CUENCA MEMORIAL AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF THE CUBAN DIASPORA

The memorial of the Cuban artist Arturo Cuenca Sigarreta (1955-2021), held on the same September 21 as his birth, in the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora, was a symbolic event, surely the first of many that, after his early death, will finally allow the artistic institutions to recognize the visionary character in the work of this unruly and complex creator, who, like few others, embodied a way of criticizing power, both institutional and political, that did not compromise with convenience.

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ARTURO CUENCA MEMORIAL AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF THE CUBAN DIASPORA

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BAphoto INAUGURATES MEDIA POINT 2021 WITH THE MASTERCLASS CYCLE

In the weeks leading up to the fair and as part of the Media Point 2021 space, an Education Cycle in Contemporary Photography will be scheduled that will consist of three masterclasses led by renowned professionals in the photographic field. With the support of Zurich, BAphoto invites the public to approach photography from different perspectives. Each segment lasts 1 hour and a half, and is accesible via Zoom with prior registration.

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BAphoto INAUGURATES MEDIA POINT 2021 WITH THE MASTERCLASS CYCLE

“OSCAR MUÑOZ: INVISIBILIA” EXPLORES SOCIAL AMNESIA AT THE PHOENIX ART MUSEUM

This is the first mid-career survey of Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz’s work in the United States. Although he has had large-scale retrospectives throughout Europe and Latin America, this exhibition will introduce U.S. audiences to a broad scope of his evolving practice.

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“OSCAR MUÑOZ: INVISIBILIA” EXPLORES SOCIAL AMNESIA AT THE PHOENIX ART MUSEUM

THE MUSEU DE ARTE DE SÃO PAULO EXHIBITS GETRUDES ALTSCHUL: FILIGREE

Gertrudes Altschul (1904–1962) was a pioneering figure in Brazilian modernist photography. Despite being acknowledged in the field in Brazil, her work is known only in specialized circles, having been scantly published and exhibited—something that this exhibition, the first in a museum, and its publication intend to rectify.

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THE MUSEU DE ARTE DE SÃO PAULO EXHIBITS GETRUDES ALTSCHUL: FILIGREE

LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS IN NEW YORK – AMERICAS SOCIETY’S EXHIBITION

This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975 is a group exhibition that explores the artworks, performances, and experimental practices of this generation of artists, as well as their involvement in the local art scene. Diversifying the city’s artistic life, these artists helped shape New York into the global art center it is today. The artworks presented in this exhibition are central to understanding the social and political landscape in the Americas and the tensions and bridges between north and south, exploring issues of migration, identity, politics, exile, and nostalgia.

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LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS IN NEW YORK – AMERICAS SOCIETY’S EXHIBITION

L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE, VICTIM OF ART

By next Saturday, September 18, visitors will be able to view Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s completed artwork L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, Paris, 1961-2021. In accordance with Christo’s wishes, the artwork is being completed by his team in partnership with the Centre des monuments nationaux (CMN) and with the support of the Centre Pompidou and the City of Paris.

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L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE, VICTIM OF ART

THE 34TH BIENAL DE SÃO PAULO INAUGURATES “THOUGH IT’S DARK, STILL I SING”

One of the main art events in Latin America, after a one-year postponement due to the pandemic, opens its main exhibition Faz escuro mas eu canto [Though it’s dark, still I sing] with more than one thousand works by 91 artists. Curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti (chief curator), Paulo Miyada (adjunct curator), and Carla Zaccagnini, Francesco Stocchi and Ruth Estévez (guest curators).

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THE 34TH BIENAL DE SÃO PAULO INAUGURATES “THOUGH IT’S DARK, STILL I SING”

“OLGA DE AMARAL: TO WEAVE A ROCK” AT THE HOUSTON MUSEUM

Olga de Amaral has pioneered her own visual language within the fiber arts movement. Her radical experimentation with color, form, material, composition, and space transforms weaving from a flat design element into an architectural component that defies the confines of any genre or medium.

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“OLGA DE AMARAL: TO WEAVE A ROCK” AT THE HOUSTON MUSEUM