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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lucia de la Puente Gallery 15th Anniversary
The Lucia de la Puente Gallery maintains its foundation since 1995.
In the winds: the XVII Biennial of Art 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.
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.
Re-hanging of the Pompidou’s Modern Collection shows the relevance of Latin American Kinetic Art
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.
FUNDACIÓN ESPIGAS A Contribution to the Argentine Cultural Patrimony
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.
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.
In the Air: the 17th Paiz Art Biennial.
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.
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.
6th Nicaraguan Visual Arts Biennial
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”.
The Whitney Biennial 2008
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.
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
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).
The Seventh MERCOSUR Biennial
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 in the Art Center in Monterrey
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: 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 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,
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)
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.
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
New Headquarters of the Museum of Modern Art in 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.
CIRCA: Caribbean Epicenter for Contemporary Art
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.
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
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.
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 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 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