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A view of Castañeda's installation (photo by Arturo Sanchez for the Americas Society)

For Rent: Consuelo Castañeda, is the first of three exhibitions devoted to mid-career artists that will be presented annually from 2011 to 2013.

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“For Rent: Consuelo Castañeda” at Americas Society

For Rent: Consuelo Castañeda, is the first of three exhibitions devoted to mid-career artists that will be presented annually from 2011 to 2013.

Sello, Primary Flight, image by Jeremiah Garcia.

Primary Flight (PF) is proud to partnership with the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) to create a block-sized mural. A (Latin American) Miami-based artist at the non-profit organization’s CIFO Art Space (1018 North Miami Avenue, Miami) will create the mural.

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Primary Flight and CIFO Partner to Create Mural

Primary Flight (PF) is proud to partnership with the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) to create a block-sized mural. A (Latin American) Miami-based artist at the non-profit organization’s CIFO Art Space (1018 North Miami Avenue, Miami) will create the mural.

Cover for the journal Azulejos (Mexico City), vol. I, no. 2 (September, 1921). Coll. Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas: Biblioteca Nacional/Hemeroteca Nacional, Mexico City.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), have devoted ten years and $50 million to initiatives in 20th-century Latin American and Latino art.

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The MFAH and ICAA will Launch a Historical Digital Archive of Twentieth Century Primary Sources in Latin America

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), have devoted ten years and $50 million to initiatives in 20th-century Latin American and Latino art.

 Ivan Toth Depeña  “Reflect,” Permanent Public Art Installation for Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby

Ivan Toth Depeña’s light-based installation “Reflect” will be permanently mounted in the Stephen Clark Government Center Lobby in Miami in late August 2011.

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Ivan Toth Depeña Designs “Reflect”

Ivan Toth Depeña’s light-based installation “Reflect” will be permanently mounted in the Stephen Clark Government Center Lobby in Miami in late August 2011.

Teresa Serrano Boca de tabla / Mouth of Plank, 2008,

Showcasing single-channel works by established and emerging artists, the videos in the exhibition illustrate a simultaneous ongoing attempt to build some sense of the present and the future. Unresolved Circumstances: Video Art from Latin America, co-curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Idurre Alonso from MOLAA.

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Unresolved Circumstances: Video Art from Latin America at MOLAA

Showcasing single-channel works by established and emerging artists, the videos in the exhibition illustrate a simultaneous ongoing attempt to build some sense of the present and the future. Unresolved Circumstances: Video Art from Latin America, co-curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Idurre Alonso from MOLAA.

A autópsia da cigarra gigante, 2008, Multiplicidade, Teatro Oi Casa Grande, Rio de Janeiro Courtesy of the artists

The Aldrich presents an interdisciplinary performance by Chelpa Ferro, a Brazilian collective comprised of renowned visual artists Barrão, Luiz Zerbini, and Sergio Mekler. For these artists, any object can simultaneously be an instrument and an artwork.

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The Brazillian Collective Chelpa Ferro at the Aldrich Museum

The Aldrich presents an interdisciplinary performance by Chelpa Ferro, a Brazilian collective comprised of renowned visual artists Barrão, Luiz Zerbini, and Sergio Mekler. For these artists, any object can simultaneously be an instrument and an artwork.

Adrian Villar Rojas . El asesino de tu herencia (The Murderer of your Heritage) Argentina Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial. © Olivier Haas

Adrian Villar Rojas presented The Murderer of Your Heritage, his last installation specially created for the 54th Venice Biennial, and won the 9th Benesse Prize.

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Adrian Villar Rojas Awarded with the Benesse Prize During the Venice Biennial

Adrian Villar Rojas presented The Murderer of Your Heritage, his last installation specially created for the 54th Venice Biennial, and won the 9th Benesse Prize.

James Cuno

The Board of Trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust announced today that James Cuno, has been named president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust.

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James Cuno Named as New President and Director for the J. Paul Getty Trust

The Board of Trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust announced today that James Cuno, has been named president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust.

Melanie Smith|Red Square Impossible Pink|Mexico|Venice Biennale 2011

Melanie Smith (Poole, England, 1965) is representing Mexico, where she lives and works since 1989, at the 54th Venice Biennial with her show Red Square Impossible Pink.

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Melanie Smith is Representing Mexico at the 54th Venice Biennial

Melanie Smith (Poole, England, 1965) is representing Mexico, where she lives and works since 1989, at the 54th Venice Biennial with her show Red Square Impossible Pink.

Clemencia Labín Performance Santa Lucía Transito Veneciano

The New York Times refers to Clemencia Labin’s work in the following terms: “The Venezuelan pavilion was invigorated by actual performances by Clemencia Labin and two films about her colourful, creative and inclusive arts festival founded in 2000.

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Clemencia Labín´s Collective Art Project at the 54th Venice Biennial

The New York Times refers to Clemencia Labin’s work in the following terms: “The Venezuelan pavilion was invigorated by actual performances by Clemencia Labin and two films about her colourful, creative and inclusive arts festival founded in 2000.

CIFO

The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) is proud to announce the redesign of the www.cifo.orgwebsite. The new website includes features and functions that allow CIFO to fulfill its mission of promoting art from Latin America on a global scale.

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CIFO Announces its Museum & Curator Network

The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) is proud to announce the redesign of the www.cifo.orgwebsite. The new website includes features and functions that allow CIFO to fulfill its mission of promoting art from Latin America on a global scale.

Instalación en Base Antártica Arturo Prat, Isla Greenwich

Fernando Prats installed his Project “Gran Sur” (Great South) in the Arsenals of the ancient city, the most visited place during the 54th Biennial di Venezia (Venice Biennial) that will be extended until November 27th, 2011.

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Fernando Prats´ "Gran Sur" Project at the 54th Venice Biennial

Fernando Prats installed his Project “Gran Sur” (Great South) in the Arsenals of the ancient city, the most visited place during the 54th Biennial di Venezia (Venice Biennial) that will be extended until November 27th, 2011.

Alfredo Zalce. México is becoming a large city..., 1947. Burin engraving on paper, 16.6 x 21.3 in. Instituto National Institute of Fine Arts, National Museum of Engraving, Mexico. México se transforma en una gran ciudad..., 1947. Grabado a buril sobre papel. 42,1 cm x 54,2 cm. Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Nacional de la Estampa, México.

I still do not know of a postmodern poverty. Independently of globalization and decentralization, poverty continues to be the same thing, Gerardo Mosquera remarks at the end of his introduction for the book Beyond the Fantastic.

By Juan Antonio Molina (Mexico)
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Crisisss. Art and Confrontation in Latin America

By Juan Antonio Molina (Mexico)

I still do not know of a postmodern poverty. Independently of globalization and decentralization, poverty continues to be the same thing, Gerardo Mosquera remarks at the end of his introduction for the book Beyond the Fantastic.

This is a mirror. You are a written sentence, 1966-1968. Vacuum formed polystyrene mounted on synthetic board, 19 x 24.6 x 0.59 in. Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zürich. Photo: Peter Schälchli, Zürich. Esto es un espejo. Usted es una frase escrita, 1966-1968. Poliestireno formado al vacío, montado sobre panel sintético, 48 x 62,5 x 1,5 cm. Colección Daros Latinamerica, Zürich. Fotografía Peter Schälchli, Zürich.

In Luis Camnitzer’s view, suspiciousness – that way of suspecting or mistrusting − configures a method of creation that takes the tools of conceptual art to a borderline, where it inquires into the contemporary art system as a whole and into its methods to project itself in relation to the economic and institutional structures that control it.

By Adriana Herrera Téllez (Miami)
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Camnitzer:

By Adriana Herrera Téllez (Miami)

In Luis Camnitzer’s view, suspiciousness – that way of suspecting or mistrusting − configures a method of creation that takes the tools of conceptual art to a borderline, where it inquires into the contemporary art system as a whole and into its methods to project itself in relation to the economic and institutional structures that control it.

Recuperar la Belleza: los 90 en Buenos Aires, la muestra del Rojas en el Museo Blanton, Recovering Beauty: The 1990s in Buenos Aires, the exhibition of the Rojas Cultural Center at the Blanton Museum

Asource of pure aesthetic enjoyment, the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the Rojas Cultural Center of the 1990s leaves the visitor with a feeling of spiritual lightness.

By Celina Van Dembroucke (Austin, TX)
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Blanton Museum

By Celina Van Dembroucke (Austin, TX)

Asource of pure aesthetic enjoyment, the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the Rojas Cultural Center of the 1990s leaves the visitor with a feeling of spiritual lightness.

View of Gervasio Sánchez’s exhibition “Desaparecidos” at the MUSAC, January - June, 2011. Photograph courtesy of MUSAC. Vista de la exposición de Gervasio Sánchez “Desaparecidos” en MUSAC, enero - junio, 2011. Fotografía cortesía MUSAC.

Gervasio Sánchez’s (Córdoba, 1959) exhibition, Desaparecidos, curated by Sandra Balsells and based on an original project by Rafael Doctor Roncero, has been simultaneously hosted by the CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona), la Casa Encendida, Madrid., and the MUSAC (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León).

By Andrés Isaac Santana (Madrid)
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The Silence of the Voice

By Andrés Isaac Santana (Madrid)

Gervasio Sánchez’s (Córdoba, 1959) exhibition, Desaparecidos, curated by Sandra Balsells and based on an original project by Rafael Doctor Roncero, has been simultaneously hosted by the CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona), la Casa Encendida, Madrid., and the MUSAC (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León).

S25, Courtesy of Private Collection and Conseil & Acquisitions Art Contemporain  JOHN MCCRACKEN Sangre 2001 Polyester resin and lacquer epoxy on fiberglass and plywood 27.95 x 15.55 x 10.04 in. (71 x 39.5 x 25.5 cm) signed on underside: "SANGRE 2001"

Foundation 2021 has inaugurated Venice in Venice, an ambitious exhibition during La Biennale di Venezia, in celebration of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980,

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Venice in Venice, Curated by Jacqueline Miro and Tim Nye

Foundation 2021 has inaugurated Venice in Venice, an ambitious exhibition during La Biennale di Venezia, in celebration of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980,

 Enrique Ježik at the MUAC in Mexico City

The exhibition Enrique Ježik: Obstruct, Destroy, Conceal, at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo, MUAC, in Mexico City, displays
for the very first time an extensive review of the works and projects of an artist that has played a key role in the narrative of Mexican contemporary art.

By Enrique Ježik: Obstruir, Destruir, Ocultar
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Enrique Ježik at the MUAC in Mexico City

By Enrique Ježik: Obstruir, Destruir, Ocultar

The exhibition Enrique Ježik: Obstruct, Destroy, Conceal, at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo, MUAC, in Mexico City, displays
for the very first time an extensive review of the works and projects of an artist that has played a key role in the narrative of Mexican contemporary art.

 Sotheby’s New York  Fernando Botero: A Celebration  25 May 2011    Lot 27  Fernando Botero  A Family  Oil on canvas  74 x 74 in., 187.5 x 187.5 cm.  Est. $1/1.5 million  Sold for $1,398,500

"Throughout the evening sale we saw results that were consistent with the estimates we set, with strong prices achieved for Rufino Tamayo, Fernando Botero, Wifredo Lam, Joaquín Torres-García and many others…"

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The Spring of Latin American Art in Sotheby’s & Christie’s

"Throughout the evening sale we saw results that were consistent with the estimates we set, with strong prices achieved for Rufino Tamayo, Fernando Botero, Wifredo Lam, Joaquín Torres-García and many others…"

Leonora Carrington

Important papers from the entire world covered the death of Leonora Carrington, but the recognition that they give –as usual with the great Latin American masters- is restricted.

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Leonora Carrington Passing on the Global Press

Important papers from the entire world covered the death of Leonora Carrington, but the recognition that they give –as usual with the great Latin American masters- is restricted.

Lew Lautin

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) is seeking film and video submissions for the 13th edition of Optic Nerve, the museum's popular film and video showcase for emerging artists.

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MOCA Call Artists for Optic Nerve XIII Showcase

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) is seeking film and video submissions for the 13th edition of Optic Nerve, the museum's popular film and video showcase for emerging artists.

Irvin Lippman Executive Director I Edouard Duval-Carrié I The Indigo Room or Is Memory Water Soluble I 2004 I Mixed media on Plexiglass and cast acrylic with assorted objects Photography Liam Crotty

From 19 to May 23 it develops the twentieth edition of ArteBA Contemporary Art Fair, which has been consolidated in this period as one of the most important exhibition platforms in Latin America.

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ArteBA 2011 in its 20th Anniversary

From 19 to May 23 it develops the twentieth edition of ArteBA Contemporary Art Fair, which has been consolidated in this period as one of the most important exhibition platforms in Latin America.

Reafael Gomez Barro-Casa Tomada

The event Base Paint: The Auction at IdeoBox Artspace will open to the public on Wednesday, May 25. This innovative Exhibition-Auction sponsored by Saludarte Foundation, Manos del Sur Foundation, the Step by Step Foundation and Ideobox Artspace.

By Janet Batet
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Base-Paint: Exhibition-Auction for Haiti.

By Janet Batet

The event Base Paint: The Auction at IdeoBox Artspace will open to the public on Wednesday, May 25. This innovative Exhibition-Auction sponsored by Saludarte Foundation, Manos del Sur Foundation, the Step by Step Foundation and Ideobox Artspace.

L'Inadeguato, Lo Inadecuado, The Inadequate, Dora García

The piece L’Inadeguato, Lo Inadecuado, The Inadequate of the artist Dora Garcia will be presented in the Spain Pavilion, commissioned by Katya García-Antón, in the next edition of Venice Biennale.

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Spain Pavilion in the 54th Venice Biennale

The piece L’Inadeguato, Lo Inadecuado, The Inadequate of the artist Dora Garcia will be presented in the Spain Pavilion, commissioned by Katya García-Antón, in the next edition of Venice Biennale.

Ernst and Hildy Beyeler Foto: Kurt Wyss

In accordance with the testamentary wishes of Ernst and Hildy Beyeler, the Galerie Beyeler at Baumleingasse 9 in Basel is closing. Its holdings will be sold at auction by Christie’s International on 21 and 22 June 2011 in London.

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The Galerie Beyeler is Closing:

In accordance with the testamentary wishes of Ernst and Hildy Beyeler, the Galerie Beyeler at Baumleingasse 9 in Basel is closing. Its holdings will be sold at auction by Christie’s International on 21 and 22 June 2011 in London.

Circulo de Newton, Felipe Zuñida

The haudenschildGarage commissioned visual artist Felipe Zuñiga González to create a program for the students of Guillermo Prieto Elementary School.

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Felipe Zuñiga creates Laboratorio Experimental de Óptica

The haudenschildGarage commissioned visual artist Felipe Zuñiga González to create a program for the students of Guillermo Prieto Elementary School.

The Observer Video Image

Anyone who takes a look at the effervescent art landscape in Miami is confused by the endless number of galleries, the rampant eclecticism, the uneven number of proposals and-more than anything- the lack of a serious systematization that plagues the galleries and the cultural institutions of the city.

By Janet Batet
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MADA: Art, community, and social compromise

By Janet Batet

Anyone who takes a look at the effervescent art landscape in Miami is confused by the endless number of galleries, the rampant eclecticism, the uneven number of proposals and-more than anything- the lack of a serious systematization that plagues the galleries and the cultural institutions of the city.

Roberto Jacoby, 2003. Fotografía: Kiwi Sainz

Roberto Jacoby’s (Buenos Aires, 1944) work is characterized by a constant transit from the borderlines of artistic production.

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Roberto Jacoby at the Reina Sofía Museum, Madrid

Roberto Jacoby’s (Buenos Aires, 1944) work is characterized by a constant transit from the borderlines of artistic production.

Rene Francisco. From the series Lying Bodies, 2010. Acrylic on canvas, 28 x 20 inches.

Cuban Visions, one of the largest and more complete exhibitions of contemporary Cuban art to ever show in New York City, opening May 27 at Metropolitan Pavilion as part of city-wide spring celebration ofCuban culture, alongside the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Si Cuba Festival.

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Cuban Visions at the Metropolitan Pavilion

Cuban Visions, one of the largest and more complete exhibitions of contemporary Cuban art to ever show in New York City, opening May 27 at Metropolitan Pavilion as part of city-wide spring celebration ofCuban culture, alongside the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Si Cuba Festival.

Viking Funeral

[NAME] Publications invites to participate in a free workshop in the space of Artseen in Miami, with Viking Funeral, who is up next in [NAME]’s Miami Artists Series.

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[NAME] Publications invites to a workshop with Viking Funeral

[NAME] Publications invites to participate in a free workshop in the space of Artseen in Miami, with Viking Funeral, who is up next in [NAME]’s Miami Artists Series.

Manuela Vierta-Gallo, Installation view at Behind Closed Doors Y Gallery, 2011

On April 1st, Y Gallery opened its new space at the Lower East Side with Signs of the Time, a show by Tom Fruin, curated by gallery director, Cecilia Jurado.

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Neon Rumbles of War

On April 1st, Y Gallery opened its new space at the Lower East Side with Signs of the Time, a show by Tom Fruin, curated by gallery director, Cecilia Jurado.

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