Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Salida de los obreros del museo Salida de los obreros del museo

Salida de los obreros del museo

Alexander Apóstol

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) Buenos Aires, Argentina 12/01/2017 – 02/19/2018

In Latin America, the variables of art and politics have historically been enmeshed. The region’s most important artistic movements helped spark new ways of envisioning political debate and of bringing it to bear on the social fabric. Tucumán Arde (1968), for instance, is remembered as one of the most important aesthetic-political actions that have ever

Alexander Apóstol. Vista de la instalación Salida de los obreros del museo, MALBA, Buenos Aires, 2017. Fotografía: PH:Guyot/Mendoza. Cortesía de MALBA Alexander Apóstol. Vista de la instalación Salida de los obreros del museo, MALBA, Buenos Aires, 2017. Fotografía: PH:Guyot/Mendoza. Cortesía de MALBA Alexander Apóstol. Vista de la instalación Salida de los obreros del museo, MALBA, Buenos Aires, 2017.

La propagación del mal La propagación del mal

La propagación del mal

Curada por Marialy Soto

Centro Cultural de España en México Ciudad de México, México 10/25/2017 – 02/25/2018

La propagación del mal, curada por Marialy Soto, es el resultado de la convocatoria Culturas Disidentes. Concurso para la investigación y producción interdisciplinaria, lanzada por Centro Cultural de España en México y Centro Cultural Border. La exposición presenta un análisis antropológico del uso de las identidades y las normas de expresión como variables para la

Vista de la exposición La propagación del mal, Centro Cultural de España en México, Ciudad de México, 2017-2018. Cortesía de Centro Cultural de España en México Vista de la exposición La propagación del mal, Centro Cultural de España en México, Ciudad de México, 2017-2018. Cortesía de Centro Cultural de España en México Vista de la

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska

By Melinda Kozel Omaha, Nebraska, USA 12/07/2017 – 02/24/2018

The Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts debuted Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly this last winter in Omaha, Nebraska. The exhibit, curated by Risa Puleo—the first to hold title as Curator-in-Residence at the Bemis Center—seeks to address the contemporary result of a long and woven history of movement, as

Salvador Jimenez-Flores, Nopales híbridos: An Imaginary World of a Rascuache-Futurism, 2017. Terra-cotta, porcelain, underglazes, gold luster and terra-cotta slip. 96 x 96 x 96 inches. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Colin Conces El Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Bemis inauguró el invierno pasado en Omaha, Nebraska, Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the

The Third Muslim The Third Muslim

The Third Muslim

Co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed

SOMArts Cultural Center San Francisco, California USA 01/25/2018 – 02/22/2018

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as queer, trans*, gender non-conforming and Muslim have consistently pushed them to the margins of

Group show. Exhibition view of The Third Muslim, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, 2018. Photo Credit: Chani Bockwinkel. Courtesy of SOMArts Cultural Center Group show. Exhibition view of The Third Muslim, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, 2018. Photo Credit: Chani Bockwinkel. Courtesy of SOMArts Cultural Center Group show. Exhibition view of The Third Muslim, SOMArts

Esta se fue, a esta la mataron, esta murió

Esta se fue, a esta la mataron, esta murió

Archivo de la Memoria Trans

Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti Buenos Aires, Argentina 12/02/2017 – 03/04/2018

El Archivo de la Memoria Trans es una reunión familiar. Surge de la necesidad de volvernos a abrazar, volvernos a mirar, de reencontrarnos después de más de 15 años con las compañeras que creíamos muertas, con las que nos distanciamos por diferencias o por el exilio; y con los recuerdos de las que, efectivamente, ya

Archivo de la Memoria Trans. Vista de la exposición Esta se fue, a esta la mataron, esta murió, Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2017-2018. Cortesía de Archivo de la Memoria Trans y Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti Archivo de la Memoria Trans. Vista de la exposición Esta se

A Position in the Margins

A Position in the Margins

Based on the curatorial practice of Frederico Morais and Walter Zanini, Ana Paula Lopes reflects on curation as an event in response to the times of dictatorship in the '60s and '70s in Latin America.

A partir del trabajo curatorial de Frederico Morais y Walter Zanini, Ana Paula Lopes reflexiona sobre la curaduría como acontecimiento en respuesta a los tiempos de dictadura en los años 60s y 70s en Latinoamérica.

— by Ana Paula Lopes
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Eunsong Kim

Untitled, 1995 Untitled, 1995

Untitled, 1995

Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Sonora 128 Ciudad de México, México 01/01/2018 – 02/28/2018

The eighth iteration of Sonora 128 presents the billboard work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995. From January through February 2018, a black and white image of a bird soaring through space will simultaneously appear on six billboards located throughout the metropolitan area of Mexico City. Dispersing itself throughout the urban environment in a final parting

Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995, billboard, dimensions vary with installation, private collection, New York. Courtesy of Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation. Photo: PJ Rountree Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995, billboard, dimensions vary with installation, private collection, New York. Courtesy of Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation. Photo: PJ Rountree Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995,

Maintainers Maintainers

Maintainers

Nairy Baghramian

kurimanzutto Ciudad de México, México 02/10/2018 – 03/03/2018

For her first exhibition at kurimanzutto, Nairy Baghramian presents recent sculptures collectively titled Maintainers. Each work consists of three interdependent elements—raw aluminum casts, colored wax forms and lacquer painted braces. While presented in a disparate composition within the gallery space, all of the elements resonate with a visible correlation and an inherent potential for interdependence

Nairy Baghramian, installation view of Maintainers, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City Nairy Baghramian, installation view of Maintainers, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City Nairy Baghramian, installation view of Maintainers, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City Para su primera exhibición en kurimanzutto, Nairy Baghramian presenta un

Nearly Contemporary Nearly Contemporary

Nearly Contemporary

Odalis Valdivieso

ArtCenter/South Florida's Windows @ Walgreens Miami, Florida, USA 11/25/2017 – 02/18/2018

Nearly Contemporary is an exhibition featuring a new series of works on paper and wood panel by Miami-based artist Odalis Valdivieso. The project is part of ArtCenter/South Florida’s Windows @ Walgreens program. Fragments of internal dialogues about the exhibition Odalis Valdivieso … On the exhibition Odalis Valdivieso To me, an exhibition is specifically defined as

Odalis Valdivieso. Installation view of Nearly Contemporary, ArtCenter/South Florida’s Windows @ Walgreens program, 2017-2018. Courtesy of ArtCenter/South Florida Odalis Valdivieso. Installation view of Nearly Contemporary, ArtCenter/South Florida’s Windows @ Walgreens program, 2017-2018. Courtesy of ArtCenter/South Florida Odalis Valdivieso. Installation view of Nearly Contemporary, ArtCenter/South Florida’s Windows @ Walgreens program, 2017-2018. Courtesy of ArtCenter/South Florida Nearly

Selected Drawings

Selected Drawings

Elsa-Louise Manceaux and Diego Salvador Rios

Ruberta Glendale, California, USA 01/20/2018 – 02/18/2018

Lodos presents Selected Drawings, a two-person exhibition by Mexico City-based artists Elsa-Louise Manceaux and Diego Salvador Rios. The show is comprised of a selection of drawings made between 2008 and 2018. Selected Drawings is an attempt to map a daily occurrence in both artists’ practices. Both Manceaux and Salvador Rios see drawing as research towards different

Elsa-Louise Manceaux and Diego Salvador Rios. Installation view of Selected Drawings, Ruberta, Los Angeles, 2018. Courtesy of Ruberta Elsa-Louise Manceaux and Diego Salvador Rios. Installation view of Selected Drawings, Ruberta, Los Angeles, 2018. Courtesy of Ruberta Elsa-Louise Manceaux and Diego Salvador Rios. Installation view of Selected Drawings, Ruberta, Los Angeles, 2018. Courtesy of Ruberta Lodos