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FOREIGNERS EVERYWHERE: LATIN AMERICA TAKES OVER THE VENICE BIENNALE

The exhibition of the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale - Stranieri Ovunque (Foregneirs Everywhere) - curated by Brazilian Adriano Pedrosa, presents 331 artists, significantly more than the usual number. More than a third of those artists come from Latin America.

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FOREIGNERS EVERYWHERE: LATIN AMERICA TAKES OVER THE VENICE BIENNALE

The exhibition of the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale - Stranieri Ovunque (Foregneirs Everywhere) - curated by Brazilian Adriano Pedrosa, presents 331 artists, significantly more than the usual number. More than a third of those artists come from Latin America.

CAYCEDO’S LAND OF FRIENDS AT VALENCIA’S IVAM

Carolina Caycedo’s (London, UK, 1978) Tierra de los amigos (Land of Friends) arrives at the IVAM in Valencia after its run at the Artium museum in Vitoria.

By Álvaro de Benito
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CAYCEDO’S LAND OF FRIENDS AT VALENCIA’S IVAM

By Álvaro de Benito

Carolina Caycedo’s (London, UK, 1978) Tierra de los amigos (Land of Friends) arrives at the IVAM in Valencia after its run at the Artium museum in Vitoria.

TANIA CANDIANI'S OFFERING AT MAMM

Ofrenda is the first large-scale exhibition of Mexican artist Tania Candiani in the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín. It is curated by Emiliano Valdés.

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TANIA CANDIANI'S OFFERING AT MAMM

Ofrenda is the first large-scale exhibition of Mexican artist Tania Candiani in the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín. It is curated by Emiliano Valdés.

THE GERMINATION OF HISTORY ACCORDING TO DELCY MORELOS, IN SEVILLE

Delcy Morelos (Tierralta, Colombia, 1967) lands at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC) in Seville with Profundis, an exhibition that gathers the spectacular intervention she has made ex profeso in the monumental areas of the Sevillian institution and that focuses on revitalizing the ancestral link of man with the earth, as well as capturing, through botany, the symbolism of the relations between Europe and America.

By Alvaro de Benito
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THE GERMINATION OF HISTORY ACCORDING TO DELCY MORELOS, IN SEVILLE

By Alvaro de Benito

Delcy Morelos (Tierralta, Colombia, 1967) lands at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC) in Seville with Profundis, an exhibition that gathers the spectacular intervention she has made ex profeso in the monumental areas of the Sevillian institution and that focuses on revitalizing the ancestral link of man with the earth, as well as capturing, through botany, the symbolism of the relations between Europe and America.

ÓSCAR MURILLO AT PORTO’S SERRALVES

A distribution through several of the Porto’s Serralves Foundation's venues are hosting until the end of May the first solo exhibition of Oscar Murillo (Zarzal, Colombia, 1986) in Portugal.

By Álvaro de Benito
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ÓSCAR MURILLO AT PORTO’S SERRALVES

By Álvaro de Benito

A distribution through several of the Porto’s Serralves Foundation's venues are hosting until the end of May the first solo exhibition of Oscar Murillo (Zarzal, Colombia, 1986) in Portugal.

TOWARDS MIGUEL ÁNGEL ROJAS' QUIEBRAMALES

Two decades after Miguel Ángel Rojas (1946, Bogotá, Colombia) conceptualized in his project David Quiebramales his denunciation of violence and the use of education as the most efficient vehicle towards a catharsis for those who suffer it, the Madrid headquarters of La Cometa revisits his most emblematic work and reinterprets it as the framework for a kind of thematic retrospective. This commemoration of that first David Quiebramales reinforces a view that is still difficult to overcome and that, even today, serves to trace those harmful social dynamics that are created between society and war, the institutional and the political systems.

By Álvaro de Benito
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TOWARDS MIGUEL ÁNGEL ROJAS' QUIEBRAMALES

By Álvaro de Benito

Two decades after Miguel Ángel Rojas (1946, Bogotá, Colombia) conceptualized in his project David Quiebramales his denunciation of violence and the use of education as the most efficient vehicle towards a catharsis for those who suffer it, the Madrid headquarters of La Cometa revisits his most emblematic work and reinterprets it as the framework for a kind of thematic retrospective. This commemoration of that first David Quiebramales reinforces a view that is still difficult to overcome and that, even today, serves to trace those harmful social dynamics that are created between society and war, the institutional and the political systems.

April 09, 2024
MATIĆ AND MURILLO'S GESTURES OF ACTION IN VIENNA

Kunsthalle Wien presents artists Rene Matić (b.1997, Peterborough, UK) and Oscar Murillo (b. 1986, La Paila, Colombia) together for the first time at the exhibition JAZZ.

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MATIĆ AND MURILLO'S GESTURES OF ACTION IN VIENNA

Kunsthalle Wien presents artists Rene Matić (b.1997, Peterborough, UK) and Oscar Murillo (b. 1986, La Paila, Colombia) together for the first time at the exhibition JAZZ.

LAST DAYS: OPEN CALL “EN BLANCO” BY ESPACIO EL DORADO

Espacio El Dorado launched a new edition of En Blanco, an initiative with the intention of being the starting point for emerging ideas that want to be exhibited in a public space and that seek to dialogue with the contemporary creative context. Deadline to apply: February 25, 2024.

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LAST DAYS: OPEN CALL “EN BLANCO” BY ESPACIO EL DORADO

Espacio El Dorado launched a new edition of En Blanco, an initiative with the intention of being the starting point for emerging ideas that want to be exhibited in a public space and that seek to dialogue with the contemporary creative context. Deadline to apply: February 25, 2024.

NEW MUSEUM PREMIERES PERFORMANCE WORK BY ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE CAMILO GODOY

The New Museum announced that 2023–24 Artist-in-Residence Camilo Godoy will convene participatory workshops, an open rehearsal and dialogue, and NewMu Teens programs throughout February 2024, culminating in the premiere of a new work, "Camilo Godoy: renacemos a cada instante," on February 24, 2024. 

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NEW MUSEUM PREMIERES PERFORMANCE WORK BY ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE CAMILO GODOY

The New Museum announced that 2023–24 Artist-in-Residence Camilo Godoy will convene participatory workshops, an open rehearsal and dialogue, and NewMu Teens programs throughout February 2024, culminating in the premiere of a new work, "Camilo Godoy: renacemos a cada instante," on February 24, 2024. 

ADRIANA BUSTOS TRACES A MAP OF MAMBO HISTORY

Argentine multidisciplinary artist Adriana Bustos presents her site-specific project entitled Genealogy of a Collection conceived for Viceversa, an exhibition project celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO).

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ADRIANA BUSTOS TRACES A MAP OF MAMBO HISTORY

Argentine multidisciplinary artist Adriana Bustos presents her site-specific project entitled Genealogy of a Collection conceived for Viceversa, an exhibition project celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO).

CAROLINA CAYCEDO: SPIRAL FOR SHARED DREAMS AT MoMA

Spiral for Shared Dreams is Colombian artist Carolina Caycedo’s exhibition at MoMA, presenting 11 handmade atarrayas, or fishing nets, denouncing the impact of hydroelectrical dams and other infrastructure on water bodies.

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CAROLINA CAYCEDO: SPIRAL FOR SHARED DREAMS AT MoMA

Spiral for Shared Dreams is Colombian artist Carolina Caycedo’s exhibition at MoMA, presenting 11 handmade atarrayas, or fishing nets, denouncing the impact of hydroelectrical dams and other infrastructure on water bodies.

NEW MUSEUM ANNOUNCES CAMILO GODOY AS 2023-2024 ARTTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

The New Museum announced Camilo Godoy as its 2023–24 Artist-in-Residence. The annual Artist Residency supports an artist or collective working at the intersections of performance, pedagogy, and participatory art to develop and present new work.

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NEW MUSEUM ANNOUNCES CAMILO GODOY AS 2023-2024 ARTTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

The New Museum announced Camilo Godoy as its 2023–24 Artist-in-Residence. The annual Artist Residency supports an artist or collective working at the intersections of performance, pedagogy, and participatory art to develop and present new work.

AN EXHIBITION THAT CHALLENGES CONVENTIONAL VISUAL NARRATIVES AT MAMBO

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá the exhibition Viceversa will highlight the museum's collection.

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AN EXHIBITION THAT CHALLENGES CONVENTIONAL VISUAL NARRATIVES AT MAMBO

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá the exhibition Viceversa will highlight the museum's collection.

THE FIBER OF TIME: A GROUP EXHIBITION AT MAP

Montenegro Art Projects (MAP) presented the group exhibition La Fibra del Tiempo (The Fiber of Time), with the participation of Adriana Barrio, Yuli Cadavid, Laura Reneé Maier, Aimé García, Melany Valdés, Ana Milena Gómez and Erika Díaz.

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THE FIBER OF TIME: A GROUP EXHIBITION AT MAP

Montenegro Art Projects (MAP) presented the group exhibition La Fibra del Tiempo (The Fiber of Time), with the participation of Adriana Barrio, Yuli Cadavid, Laura Reneé Maier, Aimé García, Melany Valdés, Ana Milena Gómez and Erika Díaz.

GALA PORRAS-KIM AT LEEUM MUSEUM OF ART

Leeum Museum of Art presents National Treasures by Gala Porras-Kim, an exhibition that explores the intricacies that arise when ancient objects, history, and modern systems intersect.

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GALA PORRAS-KIM AT LEEUM MUSEUM OF ART

Leeum Museum of Art presents National Treasures by Gala Porras-Kim, an exhibition that explores the intricacies that arise when ancient objects, history, and modern systems intersect.

MARÍA A. IOVINO MOSCARELLA: ABOUT THE SPECIAL PROJECT "SOURCES"

María A. Iovino Moscarella has developed a recognized work in Colombian and Latin American art as a teacher, researcher, curator and advisor on cultural projects. In the 2023 edition of Pinta BAphoto, she is participating as curator of Special Project: Sources by Andrés Ramírez Gaviria

By Mercedes Abella
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MARÍA A. IOVINO MOSCARELLA: ABOUT THE SPECIAL PROJECT "SOURCES"

By Mercedes Abella

María A. Iovino Moscarella has developed a recognized work in Colombian and Latin American art as a teacher, researcher, curator and advisor on cultural projects. In the 2023 edition of Pinta BAphoto, she is participating as curator of Special Project: Sources by Andrés Ramírez Gaviria

FERNANDO BOTERO: THE END OF A LIFE OF GREAT ARTISTIC LEGACY

Renowned artist Fernando Botero died on Friday, September 15, at the age of 91 at his residence in the Principality of Monaco.

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FERNANDO BOTERO: THE END OF A LIFE OF GREAT ARTISTIC LEGACY

Renowned artist Fernando Botero died on Friday, September 15, at the age of 91 at his residence in the Principality of Monaco.

ARTISTS NOMINATED FOR THE 13TH LUIS CABALLERO AWARD

The Luis Caballero Award is back for its twelfth edition, which since 1996 has recognized the work of Colombian artists of long trajectory, becoming one of the most important incentives for the creation and circulation of art in Bogota, Colombia.

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ARTISTS NOMINATED FOR THE 13TH LUIS CABALLERO AWARD

The Luis Caballero Award is back for its twelfth edition, which since 1996 has recognized the work of Colombian artists of long trajectory, becoming one of the most important incentives for the creation and circulation of art in Bogota, Colombia.

ANA GALLARDO AT MAMBO: THE JULIUS BAER AWARD EXHIBITION

(Te busco en otro nombre). Bitácora guatemalteca 1987/2023 [(I'm looking for you in another name). Guatemalan Journal 1987/2023] is the winning project of the second edition of the Julius Baer Prize for Latin American women artists. The winner Ana Gallardo, together with María Us, presents the exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO).

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ANA GALLARDO AT MAMBO: THE JULIUS BAER AWARD EXHIBITION

(Te busco en otro nombre). Bitácora guatemalteca 1987/2023 [(I'm looking for you in another name). Guatemalan Journal 1987/2023] is the winning project of the second edition of the Julius Baer Prize for Latin American women artists. The winner Ana Gallardo, together with María Us, presents the exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO).

INTERVIEW WITH LEÓN TOVAR: TRAJECTORY AND VISION OF AN OUTSTANDING ART DEALER

León Tovar was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and is a prominent curator, expert, and collector dedicated to promoting and disseminating Latin American art worldwide. He has curated numerous exhibitions and collaborated with important international museums and galleries.

By Clara Zaefferer
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INTERVIEW WITH LEÓN TOVAR: TRAJECTORY AND VISION OF AN OUTSTANDING ART DEALER

By Clara Zaefferer

León Tovar was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and is a prominent curator, expert, and collector dedicated to promoting and disseminating Latin American art worldwide. He has curated numerous exhibitions and collaborated with important international museums and galleries.

THE ARBITRARY CREATING THE NECESSARY

Mateo Lopez (b. 1978), a Colombian artist with an outstanding career, has his first solo exhibition in Lima. Pasado futurista (Futuristic Past) is the title of his exhibition, curated by Maria Wills and Julien Petit, and comes with the Miguel Urrutia Museum in Bogota's seal.

By Jorge Villacorta. Critic and art curator
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THE ARBITRARY CREATING THE NECESSARY

By Jorge Villacorta. Critic and art curator

Mateo Lopez (b. 1978), a Colombian artist with an outstanding career, has his first solo exhibition in Lima. Pasado futurista (Futuristic Past) is the title of his exhibition, curated by Maria Wills and Julien Petit, and comes with the Miguel Urrutia Museum in Bogota's seal.

May 05, 2023
HIV NARRATIVES BY CARLOS MOTTA

Carlos Motta's Stigmata exhibition offers a comprehensive overview of the Colombian artist's career, highlighting his concern for documenting the social conditions and political disputes of sexual, ethnic and gender minorities, with the intention of challenging dominant and normative discourses.

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HIV NARRATIVES BY CARLOS MOTTA

Carlos Motta's Stigmata exhibition offers a comprehensive overview of the Colombian artist's career, highlighting his concern for documenting the social conditions and political disputes of sexual, ethnic and gender minorities, with the intention of challenging dominant and normative discourses.

RUBY RUMIÉ: THE FALL

The Fall is the new body of work by artist Ruby Rumié conceived twelve months before the Covid-19 pandemic started. At the time the artist was reckoning the symptoms of a distressed society dedicated to a super production, consumerism and endless competition.

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RUBY RUMIÉ: THE FALL

The Fall is the new body of work by artist Ruby Rumié conceived twelve months before the Covid-19 pandemic started. At the time the artist was reckoning the symptoms of a distressed society dedicated to a super production, consumerism and endless competition.

GALA PORRAS-KIM: A REFLECTION ON THE MEANING OF OBJECTS

Entre lapsos de historias (Between lapses of stories) is Gala Porras-Kim's exhibition at MUAC that investigates cultural artifacts and the relationship they maintain with their original functions.

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GALA PORRAS-KIM: A REFLECTION ON THE MEANING OF OBJECTS

Entre lapsos de historias (Between lapses of stories) is Gala Porras-Kim's exhibition at MUAC that investigates cultural artifacts and the relationship they maintain with their original functions.

QUESTIONING AND REDEMPTION IN COLOMBIAN ARTIST ROBERTO OCHOA'S INSTALLATION

Caliban. Roberto Ochoa at the Medellín Modern Art Museum. 

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QUESTIONING AND REDEMPTION IN COLOMBIAN ARTIST ROBERTO OCHOA'S INSTALLATION

Caliban. Roberto Ochoa at the Medellín Modern Art Museum. 

ETCÉTERAS: JIM AMARAL AT MAMBO

The Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogota presents Jim Amaral: Etcétera, an exhibition dedicated to honour the extensive career of the eclectic artist, whose practice combines drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, assemblages and printmaking.

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ETCÉTERAS: JIM AMARAL AT MAMBO

The Museo de Arte Moderno in Bogota presents Jim Amaral: Etcétera, an exhibition dedicated to honour the extensive career of the eclectic artist, whose practice combines drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, assemblages and printmaking.

IF THIS WERE A BEGINNING OF INFINITY: MACBA’S HOMAGE TO MARÍA TERESA HINCAPIÉ

María Teresa Hincapié: If This Were A Beginning of Infinity, in MACBA, is an initial attempt to organize the physical and intangible legacy of this artist, so vital to understanding present-day practices.

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IF THIS WERE A BEGINNING OF INFINITY: MACBA’S HOMAGE TO MARÍA TERESA HINCAPIÉ

María Teresa Hincapié: If This Were A Beginning of Infinity, in MACBA, is an initial attempt to organize the physical and intangible legacy of this artist, so vital to understanding present-day practices.

NOHEMÍ PÉREZ SELECTED IN ArtBo FOR THE EFG LATIN AMERICA ART AWARD

The EFG Latin America Art Award, together with ArtNexus, announced Nohemí Pérez, from mor Charpentier (Paris and Bogotá), as the selected artist for the company’s annual acquisition award. The winner will be announced at Pinta Miami during Art Week in the city.

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NOHEMÍ PÉREZ SELECTED IN ArtBo FOR THE EFG LATIN AMERICA ART AWARD

The EFG Latin America Art Award, together with ArtNexus, announced Nohemí Pérez, from mor Charpentier (Paris and Bogotá), as the selected artist for the company’s annual acquisition award. The winner will be announced at Pinta Miami during Art Week in the city.

AN UNCERTAIN PLEASURE: QUESTIONING THROUGH TIME & SPACE

The exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO) in conjunction with the Cinemateca de Bogotá presents works that highlight and manifest sociopolitical questions, identity politics, the representation and fragmentation of the body, performativity and performance, globalization and diaspora.

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AN UNCERTAIN PLEASURE: QUESTIONING THROUGH TIME & SPACE

The exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO) in conjunction with the Cinemateca de Bogotá presents works that highlight and manifest sociopolitical questions, identity politics, the representation and fragmentation of the body, performativity and performance, globalization and diaspora.

DORIS SALCEDO’S REFUGEES HOMAGE IN PALIMPSEST

In a large-scale installation, the Foundation Beyeler presents Palimpsest by internationally acclaimed Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. The exhibition is dedicated to the refugees and migrants who over the past twenty years have died attempting dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean or the Atlantic in search of a better life in Europe.

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DORIS SALCEDO’S REFUGEES HOMAGE IN PALIMPSEST

In a large-scale installation, the Foundation Beyeler presents Palimpsest by internationally acclaimed Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. The exhibition is dedicated to the refugees and migrants who over the past twenty years have died attempting dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean or the Atlantic in search of a better life in Europe.