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Latin American Art

The Museum and Library of the Hispanic Society of America: A Hidden Gem in New York City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.

Over 800 Living Folk Artists Come Together For Massive Iboamerican Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.10.2015 | Arts

Leave it to the Natural History Museum to present an art show poised to put most art-specific museums to shame. This fall, the museum brings together ...

The Creative Side of Costa Rica: Galleries, Museums and Shops in San Jose

Mark Chesnut | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

San Jose is the nation's hub for arts and culture, with an array of small galleries and creative shops, as well as larger cultural institutions and museums, most of which are within walking distance of each other.

Notes From the Road: Texas

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

In San Antonio, we visited the studio of artist Vincent Valdez. In his cinematic, photorealistic paintings, Valdez mines deeply personal imagery to tell stories with historical gravity and contemporary resonance.

Luis Roldán: Mechanical Ventilation. Interactions with Willys de Castro.

Monica Gutierrez | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts
Monica Gutierrez

In medicine, "mechanical ventilation" is a method to assist or replace spontaneous breathing. In New York City, right now, is the concept behind an intensively provocative solo show by Colombian artist Luis Roldán, currently going on at Henrique Faría Fine Art.

Museum Set To Focus On Contemporary Latin American Art

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO — Long a cultural backwater, Rio de Janeiro has taken another leap toward becoming an art hot spot with this week's opening of a ...

Miguel Trelles and the Caribbean of the Mind

Monica Gutierrez | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Monica Gutierrez

Trelles brand relies heavily not just in Chinese sources, but also in a wealth of Pre-Columbian, Afro-Caribbean and Latin American references with a tip of the hat to American Pop.2013-01-15-trellespull.jpg

Self-Portrait of Gyula Kosice

David Galenson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

The art world is not flat. When I imagine the contour map of a metaphorical art world, there are high walls around some places, and Argentina is one of these.

10 Latin Art Events To Catch This Fall

Posted 10.26.2012 | Arts

As Hispanic Heritage month comes to a close this year, we would like to remind art admirers in the US that the celebration of Latin American art does ...

Fairy Tale Fantasies; 'Black Antoinette' by Olaf Hajek

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Black Antoinette is a collection of Olaf Hajek's most recent work that was created over the last three years - a striking selection of personal artwor...

Carolyn Castano's Bedazzled Narco-Wars

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Carolyn Castano explores the narratives of the narco-wars in Latin America, highlighting the female roles in a male-dominated world of violence, polit...

Bold, Colorful Works From Non-Traditional Makers

Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts

The rich and colorful exhibition "Testimonios" celebrates non-traditional works created by non-traditional makers. The collection, which numbers in th...

A Building Made Of Hair

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

In 2009 Andres Bedoya organized a haunting performance installation "Ultra Madre," in which 57 women lay still on the scaffolding of the main arch of ...

Botero Sculpture Fetches $1.7M In NY

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Fernando Botero's monumental bronze "Dancers" fetched over $1.7 million dollars at a New York auction, setting a new record for a sculptur...

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

In the warm up to Art Basel Miami Beach, Artlog will be hosting our annual pre-Miami Collectors Party this Thursday, November 18. Mix with the New York art scene movers and shakers.

Extraordinary Finds in Latin American Culture

Susan Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Segal

Currently on display at the Americas Society is a grand look at some pre-Colombian treasures: "Art and Myth in Ancient Peru: The History of the Jequetepeque Valley."

LA's New Art Season Embraces Art of, From and About the Street

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

Aome of the most stimulating shows to open the new season in Los Angeles don't so much celebrate the street, its ecology and its denizens, as appropriate it.

Old Friends for Sale

John Gascot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Gascot

Most of us are familiar with the old adage "If you love something, set it free." This is not only a lovely sentiment but also a constant practice for artists.

Latin American Artists in New York -- El Museo del Barrio

Monroe Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monroe Price

There's only until the end of February to see one of the most dynamic and original exhibitions in Manhattan: Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis.

Along For The Ride: Havana

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrea R. Vaucher

The mid-century Pontiacs and Plymouths, painted in pulsating colors, patched together with wire and wishes. This is Havana.

Con Ojos Abiertos, Pinta Art Fair Opens in New York City

Sarah Greenwalt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sarah Greenwalt

Money may come and money may go, but the art world will always love a party. That couldn't have been more evident than at the lively opening of the Pinta Art Fair in New York City.