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FRIDA KAHLO (1907-1954) ROOTS  5,000,000—7,000,000 USD Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  5,616,000 USD , 11 7/8 by 19 3/4 in.

Sotheby’s spring Latin American art sale concluded with an overall total of $16,777,050 with 69% of the lots sold and a sold by value rate of 72%.

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Sotheby's Two Day Latin American Art Sale

Sotheby’s spring Latin American art sale concluded with an overall total of $16,777,050 with 69% of the lots sold and a sold by value rate of 72%.

" El Desagüe" 2010 11.50' x 9' x 8.25' plexiglass mirrored & clear, PVC pipe, clear resin, food, artificial & real flowers, papier mache

El Salidero and El Desagüe (2010) are two site-specific works that the Cuban-American artist Florencio Gelabert is presenting at the XXXI Pontevedra Biennial in Spain.

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 Florencio Gelabert at the Pontevedra Biennal in Spain

El Salidero and El Desagüe (2010) are two site-specific works that the Cuban-American artist Florencio Gelabert is presenting at the XXXI Pontevedra Biennial in Spain.

Matta (Chilean 1911-2002) Emotional Flora oil on canvas 65¼ x 131¾ in. (166 x 335 cm.) Painted in 1952-53.

Christie’s Latin American art auction reached an amount of 20,514.600 dollars, which reflects a market recovery.

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Total sales of $20,514,600 at Christie´s auction

Christie’s Latin American art auction reached an amount of 20,514.600 dollars, which reflects a market recovery.

Fabián Marccacio Banner - 50" x 8" Metropolitan Pavilion new York November 2007

The launching of Pinta New York in 2007 has been showcased as one of the most important events to have occurred in the past half decade at Greater New York, the third iteration of the quintennial exhibition that MoMA PS1 is currently presenting.

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Pinta distinguished at MOMA PS1 as an artistic success of the past half decade

The launching of Pinta New York in 2007 has been showcased as one of the most important events to have occurred in the past half decade at Greater New York, the third iteration of the quintennial exhibition that MoMA PS1 is currently presenting.

Doris Salcedo – Shibboleth at Tate Modern

The presentation of the Velazques award to the Colombian Doris Salcedo confirms, once again, how her journey –being silent for a long time, concentrated in the creation, foreign to the social paraphernalia that surrounds the art world.

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The Velazquez award to Doris Salcedo  

The presentation of the Velazques award to the Colombian Doris Salcedo confirms, once again, how her journey –being silent for a long time, concentrated in the creation, foreign to the social paraphernalia that surrounds the art world.

Esther Vainstein Orden / Caos Vista de instalación 2010

The Lucia de la Puente Gallery maintains its foundation since 1995.

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Lucia de la Puente Gallery 15th Anniversary

The Lucia de la Puente Gallery maintains its foundation since 1995.

Manuel Chavajay Viaje al paraíso 2010 Imagen cortesía del artista y Fundación Paiz

Almost a year ago, the curatorial group of the XVII Biennial of Art Paiz initiated a process that would finish confirming the winds of change that started to blow in the previous edition, and that were materialized in the Guatemalan exhibition that just closed.

By Emiliano Valdés
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In the winds: the XVII Biennial of Art Paiz

By Emiliano Valdés

Almost a year ago, the curatorial group of the XVII Biennial of Art Paiz initiated a process that would finish confirming the winds of change that started to blow in the previous edition, and that were materialized in the Guatemalan exhibition that just closed.

Pedro Ruiz,  Tigre mariposa, 2009, acrilico y resina sobre madera, 20 x 30 cm.

ORO, the miniature painting exhibition that is part of the Desplazamientos series by Pedro Ruiz is being exhibited in the Dómina wing at the Santo Domingo cultural center in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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ORO, by Pedro Ruiz at the Santo Domingo Cultural Center in Oaxaca

ORO, the miniature painting exhibition that is part of the Desplazamientos series by Pedro Ruiz is being exhibited in the Dómina wing at the Santo Domingo cultural center in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Jesús Rafael Soto Gran Doble Escritura 1977 Collection Musée d’Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou

In 1955, the exhibition “Le Mouvement” opened at Denise René Gallery, becoming the first important show of kinetic art in France and the beginning of a new category of art.

By Maria Carlota Perez
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Re-hanging of the Pompidou’s Modern Collection shows the relevance of Latin American Kinetic Art

By Maria Carlota Perez

In 1955, the exhibition “Le Mouvement” opened at Denise René Gallery, becoming the first important show of kinetic art in France and the beginning of a new category of art.

Fundacion Espiga

In 1992, under the slogan Conserving documentation is taking care of our history, collector and businessman Mauro Herlitzka and art researcher, curator and critic Marcelo Pacheco decided to undertake the retrieval and systematization of all kinds of documentation referred to the history of the visual arts in Argentina.

By Marina Barón Supervielle
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FUNDACIÓN ESPIGAS A Contribution to the Argentine Cultural Patrimony

By Marina Barón Supervielle

In 1992, under the slogan Conserving documentation is taking care of our history, collector and businessman Mauro Herlitzka and art researcher, curator and critic Marcelo Pacheco decided to undertake the retrieval and systematization of all kinds of documentation referred to the history of the visual arts in Argentina.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Sala de lectura de la biblioteca. Fotografia L Joaquin Cortes

The National Art Center Reina Sofia Museum and the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) have signed a collaboration agreement with the purpose of promoting, planning, and executing cultural projects.

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The Reina Sofia Museum signs a collaboration contract with Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO)

The National Art Center Reina Sofia Museum and the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) have signed a collaboration agreement with the purpose of promoting, planning, and executing cultural projects.

Manuel Chavajay. Viaje al paraíso, 2010. Image courtesy of the artist and Fundación Paiz. Imagen cortesía del artista y Fundación Paiz.

Almost a year ago, the curatorial team of the 17th Paiz Art Biennial embarked on a process that would eventually confirm the winds of change which had begun to blow in the previous edition, and which materialized in the Guatemalan show that closed recently.

By Emiliano Valdés
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In the Air: the 17th Paiz Art Biennial.

By Emiliano Valdés

Almost a year ago, the curatorial team of the 17th Paiz Art Biennial embarked on a process that would eventually confirm the winds of change which had begun to blow in the previous edition, and which materialized in the Guatemalan show that closed recently.

Daniel Hernández-Salazar. Fiat Lux, 2008. Intervention of light on a site of memory linked to forced disappearances or extrajudicial executions that took place in the 1980s, at the climax of the “dirty war” in Guatemala. Lux Theater, Guatemala City. Permanent photographic print based on a digital photograph, 30 x 40 in. Intervención lumínica sobre lugar de memoria vinculado con desapariciones forzadas o ejecuciones extrajudiciales ocurridas durante los años 1980, en el pico de la guerra sucia en Guatemala. Teatro Lux, Ciudad de Guatemala. Impresión fotográfica permanente a partir de fotografía digital, 76 x 101 cm

The 6th edition of the Visual Arts Biennial of the Central American Isthmus, taking place from November 13, 2008 through February 20, 2009 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, offered a heterogeneous horizon of creative freedom through the presentation of 72 works by 36 artists.

By Victoria Verlichak
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BAVIC ‘08

By Victoria Verlichak

The 6th edition of the Visual Arts Biennial of the Central American Isthmus, taking place from November 13, 2008 through February 20, 2009 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, offered a heterogeneous horizon of creative freedom through the presentation of 72 works by 36 artists.

Rossana Lacayo. Equívoco, 2007. Video, 8 mins.

The 6th Visual Arts Biennial of Nicaragua, inaugurated the past November at the Rubén Darío Theater in Managua, exhibited a selection of works by 17 artists encompassing all disciplines and ranging from intimist drawings (Emilia Membreño) through a video that excerpted and called into question images from a local television program (Gema Hernández), to installations made from waste materials brought from the largest dump in the city (Edwin Mauricio Mejía). The show, which comprised 25 works, confirmed that, as the Belgian critic Thierry de Duve stated, “at present it is technically possible and institutionally legitimate to make art out of anything and everything”.

By Victoria Verlichak
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6th Nicaraguan Visual Arts Biennial

By Victoria Verlichak

The 6th Visual Arts Biennial of Nicaragua, inaugurated the past November at the Rubén Darío Theater in Managua, exhibited a selection of works by 17 artists encompassing all disciplines and ranging from intimist drawings (Emilia Membreño) through a video that excerpted and called into question images from a local television program (Gema Hernández), to installations made from waste materials brought from the largest dump in the city (Edwin Mauricio Mejía). The show, which comprised 25 works, confirmed that, as the Belgian critic Thierry de Duve stated, “at present it is technically possible and institutionally legitimate to make art out of anything and everything”.

Daniel Joseph Martínez. Divine Violence, 2007. Automotive paint on wood panels, 125 parts, 24 x 36 in. each, overall dimensions variable. Installation view, The Project, New York. Courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art. Divina Violencia, 2007. Pintura para automóviles sobre paneles de madera, 125 partes, 61 x 91.4 cm, dimensión total variable. Vista de la instalación, The Project, Nueva York. Cortesía Museo Whitney de Arte Americano.

The curators of the Whitney Biennial—the show that everyone loves to hate and hates to love—have a thankless task. Attempting to gauge the tenor of the times in a single exhibition, even if it putatively surveys the art of only a single country, is a quixotic mission.

By Joseph R. Wolin
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The Whitney Biennial 2008

By Joseph R. Wolin

The curators of the Whitney Biennial—the show that everyone loves to hate and hates to love—have a thankless task. Attempting to gauge the tenor of the times in a single exhibition, even if it putatively surveys the art of only a single country, is a quixotic mission.

Es Baluard, “Los sitios de la abstracción latinoamericana. Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros”. Del 27 de marzo al 20 de junio de 2010.

The Es Baluard. Museu d'art modern i contemporani de Palma will be the first institution in Spain to present the valued collection Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) of Miami

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CIFO’s Exhibition The Places Of Latin American Abstraction in Spain

The Es Baluard. Museu d'art modern i contemporani de Palma will be the first institution in Spain to present the valued collection Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) of Miami

Oscar Rodríguez, Composicion 5

Because of the 4th celebration of the International Triennial of the Tile Cerámico, the School of Fine Arts in Santiago and the Ministry of Culture presented a talk tilted: El Tile en la arquitectura,(The Tile in architecture).

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Talk and Exposition of the Ceramic Tile


Because of the 4th celebration of the International Triennial of the Tile Cerámico, the School of Fine Arts in Santiago and the Ministry of Culture presented a talk tilted: El Tile en la arquitectura,(The Tile in architecture).

Museography of the “Projectables” Exhibition at the Santander Cultural. Photograph: Eduardo Seidl. Museografia de la muestra “Proyectables” en el Santander Cultural. Foto Eduardo Seidl

It is a well-known fact that for some time now, biennials have been multiplying themselves; they have proliferated here and there and each new edition appears to justify itself as a platform bound to be involved in the complex perspectives which contemporary art discusses, and which are increasingly distant from the innovations restricted solely to the field of production.

By Ana Maria Battistozzi
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The Seventh MERCOSUR Biennial

By Ana Maria Battistozzi

It is a well-known fact that for some time now, biennials have been multiplying themselves; they have proliferated here and there and each new edition appears to justify itself as a platform bound to be involved in the complex perspectives which contemporary art discusses, and which are increasingly distant from the innovations restricted solely to the field of production.

Hugo Lugo, Hombre Desaparesido/Disappeared Man

Hugo Lugo presents his first individual exhibition in a museum space. La superficie del precipicio (The Surface of the Precipice) in the Art Center in Monterrey.

By Ana Elena Maillet
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Hugo Lugo in the Art Center in Monterrey

By Ana Elena Maillet

Hugo Lugo presents his first individual exhibition in a museum space. La superficie del precipicio (The Surface of the Precipice) in the Art Center in Monterrey.

Carlos Cruz Diez, Duchas cromàticas (Showers of Chromatic Induction) , 1968/2010

Miami Art Museum presents Carlos Cruz-Diez: The Embodied Experience of Color. The exhibition, curated by Rina Carvajal, marks the artist's first show to focus solely on sensory chromatic environments and interactive projects.

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Carlos Cruz-Diez: The Pioneer Character of his Chromatic Explorations at MAM

Miami Art Museum presents Carlos Cruz-Diez: The Embodied Experience of Color. The exhibition, curated by Rina Carvajal, marks the artist's first show to focus solely on sensory chromatic environments and interactive projects.

Enrique Metinides, 1962, Accidente, vintage silver gelatin print, 4.5 x 3.3 inches

Maimed in Mexico: The Early Car Crash Photographs of Enrique Metinides, which is on display now through April 18 at the Andy Warhol Museum,

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Enrique Metinides in the Andy Warhol Museum

Maimed in Mexico: The Early Car Crash Photographs of Enrique Metinides, which is on display now through April 18 at the Andy Warhol Museum,

El Carnicerito, Agustín Lazo

Agustin Lazo.Cenizas quedan,(Ashes are left behind) a retrospective exposition of the Mexican painter Agustin Lazo (1896-1971)

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Agustin Lazo. Cenizas Quedan, a Retrospective Look on the Initiator of Surrealism in Mexico

Agustin Lazo.Cenizas quedan,(Ashes are left behind) a retrospective exposition of the Mexican painter Agustin Lazo (1896-1971)

Luis Camnitzer, Memorial, 2009, pigment prints, 11-3/4” x 9-1/2”

Alexander Gray Associates announced Memorial, the second solo exhibition with the renowned critic and conceptual artist, Luis Camnitzer.

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Memorial, from Luis Camnitzer at Alexander Gray Associates

Alexander Gray Associates announced Memorial, the second solo exhibition with the renowned critic and conceptual artist, Luis Camnitzer.

John Ferren (US, 1905-1970)  Paris Abstract, ca. 1935  , Oleo en Canvas/Oil on canvas; 25 ½ x 31 ¾ in.  Newark Museum, Gift of Jerry Leiber, 1984   84.488  © Estate of John Ferren

The major exhibition at the Newark Museum, Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s–50s, will support the international symposium Dialogues in South and North American Abstraction

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Symposium at the Newark Museum Explores Continental Abstraction

The major exhibition at the Newark Museum, Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s–50s, will support the international symposium Dialogues in South and North American Abstraction

Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin, Colombia

The Museum of Modern Art of Medellin (Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín MAMM), opened its new headquarters to the public this last November.

By César Augusto Zapata
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New Headquarters of the Museum of Modern Art in Medellin, Colombia

By César Augusto Zapata

The Museum of Modern Art of Medellin (Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín MAMM), opened its new headquarters to the public this last November.

CIRCA

The phenomenon of the big art fairs that in the last decade changed the rules of the market, and gave an unusual attention to collectors, influenced the rise of CIRCA International Art Fair in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

By Adriana Herrera
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CIRCA: Caribbean Epicenter for Contemporary Art

By Adriana Herrera

The phenomenon of the big art fairs that in the last decade changed the rules of the market, and gave an unusual attention to collectors, influenced the rise of CIRCA International Art Fair in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Julián Zugazagoitia

Tony Bechara, Chairman of the Board of El Museo del Barrio, announced today that the museum’s Director and CEO, Julián Zugazagoitia, will be leaving the institution this summer

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El Museo del Barrio praised Julián Zugazagoitia´s Work Before Leaving the Institution

Tony Bechara, Chairman of the Board of El Museo del Barrio, announced today that the museum’s Director and CEO, Julián Zugazagoitia, will be leaving the institution this summer

Alexndre Arrechea, Times Square, New York

For the first time in history, two Latin American artists are simultaneously chosen for the public art programs that have been developing since 2005, Art Times Square.

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Alexandre Arrechea and Sofia Maldonado in Times Square

For the first time in history, two Latin American artists are simultaneously chosen for the public art programs that have been developing since 2005, Art Times Square.

Museo de Arte de Lima

The Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI is soon to reopen in April 7th, after the conclusion of an ambitious renovation project.

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The Museo de Arte de Lima Will Reopen After Renovation

The Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI is soon to reopen in April 7th, after the conclusion of an ambitious renovation project.

Camilo Ontiveros

Camilo Ontiveros, whose work is represented by Steve Turner Contemporary, was awarded the 2010 illy Prize at ARCOMadrid.

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Camilo Ontiveros Wins $22,000 Illy Prize at 2010 ARCO Madrid

Camilo Ontiveros, whose work is represented by Steve Turner Contemporary, was awarded the 2010 illy Prize at ARCOMadrid.

Leon Ferrari

In the frame of Arco 2010, the Spanish Art Critic Association (AECA) has unanimously presented the Best Living International Artist to Leon Ferrari

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Leon Ferrari Prized by the Critics in ARCO 2010

In the frame of Arco 2010, the Spanish Art Critic Association (AECA) has unanimously presented the Best Living International Artist to Leon Ferrari