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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 , Posted by LATINO EVENTS Y TESPIS MAGAZINE at 4:54 PM

Caribbean Crossroads, la nueva exhibición de El Museo del Barrio, Queens Museum of Art y el Studio Museum de Harlem está abierta al público hasta comienzos de 2013.
Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, con artistas latinos tales como José Guerrero y Antoni Tàpies continúa en el Guggenheim asi como también Cloud City, la muestra del argentino Tomás Saraceno, en el roof del Met Museum.
Por lo demás: la segunda instalación de For Rent nos trae a Marc Latamie a la galería de The Americas Society y el Soho Art Walks continúa hasta septiembre.

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Tomás Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City > Through November 4 > Met Museum > SARACENO.


Artist Tomás Saraceno (born in Tucumán, Argentina, in 1973) will create a constellation of large, interconnected modules constructed with transparent and reflective materials for the Museum's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. Visitors may enter and walk through these habitat-like, modular structures grouped in a nonlinear configuration. Over the past decade, Saraceno has established a practice of constructing habitable networks based upon complex geometries and interconnectivity that merge art, architecture, and science. The interdisciplinary project "Cloud Cities/Air Port City" is rooted in the artist's investigation of expanding the ways in which we inhabit and experience our environment. 

Caribbean Crossroads > El Museo del Barrio, Queens Museum of Art y el Studio Museum de Harlem > Junio 12- Enero 6, 2013.


 Arnaldo Roche Rabell We Have to Dream in Blue, 1986 84 x 60 inches Oil on canvas.
Collection of John Belk & Margarita Serapion Photo courtesy of Walter Otero Gallery
 

The exhibition Caribbean: Crossroads of the World is the culmination of nearly a decade of collaborative research and scholarship organized by El Museo del Barrio in conjunction with the Queens Museum of Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem. Presenting work at the three museums and accompanied by an ambitious range of programs and events, Caribbean: Crossroads offers an unprecedented opportunity to explore the diverse and impactful cultural history of the Caribbean basin and its diaspora. More than 500 works of art spanning four centuries illuminate changing aesthetics and ideologies and provoke meaningful conversations about topics ranging from commerce and cultural hybridity to politics and pop culture. 

Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949–1960 > June 8–September 12 > GUGG.


José Guerrero, Signs and Portents, 1956. Oil on canvas, 175.9 x 250.2 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 57.1465. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VEGAP, Madrid. Photo: David Heald © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation 

Comprising approximately 100 works by nearly 70 artists, like José Guerrero (above), the exhibition explores international trends in abstraction in the decade before the Guggenheim's iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building opened in October 1959, when vanguard artists working in the United States and Europe pioneered such influential art forms as Abstract Expressionism, Cobra, and Art Informel.

RICHARD AVEDON > MURALS & PORTRAITS >  Gagosian Gallery > 

RICHARD AVEDON
Andy Warhol and members of The Factory: Paul Morrissey, director; Joe Dallesandro, actor; Candy Darling, actor; Eric Emerson, actor; Jay Johnson, actor; Tom Hompertz, actor; Gerard Malanga, poet; Viva, actress; Paul Morrissey; Taylor Mead, actor; Brigid Polk, actress; Joe Dallesandro; Andy Warhol, artist, New York, October 30, 1969, 1975
Gelatin silver print
123 x 374 1/2 inches  (312.4 x 951.2 cm)
Ed. of 2 + 2 APs
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
In his large-scale murals and the smaller, related portraits of the 1960s and 1970s, Avedon sought to depict the spirit of the times. The transgendered Candy Darling and the naked Taylor Mead testify to the provocative countercultural behavior of the Factory; the positioning of characters within the mural suggest a complicated group dynamic. The spirit of political rebellion is embodied by the Chicago Seven mural, as well as the individual photos of writer Jean Genet, Weatherman leader Bernardine Dohrn, and former turf gang-turned-human rights group, the Young Lords. The expanding definition of the American family is represented by the mural of the Ginsbergs, while earlier images of Allen in nude embrace with his partner Peter Orlovsky, were found to be too shocking for most publications in 1963. Finally, the war administrators—the Mission Council—are juxtaposed with victims of the war: Vietnamese survivors of napalm attacks. Powerful and dynamic, Avedon's images became icons of their embattled times that resonate for the present and future.

* For Rent: Marc Latamie > Hasta Julio 28 > Americas Society Gallery > FOR RENT.


Photo by Alex La Cruz 

The second installment in the For Rent series featuring artist Marc Latamie (b.1952). Devoted to mid-career artists from the Caribbean and Canada, For Rent is based on the concept of transferring the use and symbolic value of Americas Society’s art gallery to the artist for the development of an in-situ installation. 
In his first solo exhibition in the United States, Marc Latamie reflects on the colonial trade and cultural exchange between Martinique and France. The artist explores the history of the Caribbean through absinthe, a spirit that embodied the zeitgeist of French modern art from Henri Toulouse-Lautrec to Paul Cézanne and Pablo Picasso. For more than a century the spirit was a symbol of Parisian bohemia representing abandonment and decadence. First introduced in the late eighteenth century in Switzerland, absinthe later found great popularity in France and across Europe. It was believed to carry powerful addictive properties that effected one’s perception and behavior. France introduced Martinique to absinthe, an alcohol the island continued to produce despite France’s prohibition by 1915. As a result, Latamie grew up with absinthe regularly brewed in homes throughout Martinique, and recalls that as a child he would sniff the absinthe perfume kept in his grandmother’s cabinet. 

* HISPANIC SOCIETY > Permanent collection on view > Vision of Spain. Joaquín Sorolla >Audubon Terrace > The Hispanic Society of America.


Vision of Spain. Detail. Joaquín Sorolla. 

* Tony Rocco > TRANSICIONES > Hasta Agosto 13 > 
Pregones Theater > ROCCO.



The exhibition delves into the transitions of place, subject matter, and technique during his 20-year photographic career. Rocco’s uses his unique documentary style to takes us on a jaunt through his childhood neighborhood of South Philadelphia, the gritty North Philadelphia barrio where he has worked his entire adult life as a public school teacher, and his ongoing investigations of his mother’s native Colombia. TRANSICIONES also shows Rocco’s technical progression as we see his experimentations with color and digital photography that compliment his foundation in traditional black and white. 


* VOCES Y VISIONES: Gran Caribe > Hasta Diciembre 9 > El Museo Del Barrio.


Francisco Oller y Cestero (Puerto Rican, 1833-1917) Platanos Amarillos (detail), ca. 1892-93 Oil on wood panel Gift of Joseph and Carmen Ana Unanue 2009.32 

This exhibition features works that explore the vast diversity and complexity of the Caribbean basin, as an accompaniment to El Museo’s upcoming exhibition, Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, presented in collaboration with Studio Museum in Harlem and Queens Museum of Art.

* Ticked PINK > Our New Pop-Up Gallery Exhibit > Ends AUGUST 13 > Elisa Contemporary Art > PINK.


"El Corazon Inocente" de Ana Maria Hernando. 

Ticked PINK means “to be delighted” and to “glow with pleasure” and when you see the vibrant palettes, rich textures and imagined worlds in the artwork of our group of international artists you’ll bask in those feelings as well. There are the pulsating digital orbs of Canadian artist Franco DeFrancesca and the expressionistic organic landscapes of Los Angeles Flow artist Kimber Berry, as well as thickly layered and dimensional paintings of Austin artist, Allison Gregory that literally drip with joy. And everyone is sure to delight in "El Corazon Inocente" by Argentinian artist, Ana Maria Hernando. The limited edition lithograph is covered by hand cut petals of rice paper.

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

* The SoHo Arts Walk > 3rd Thursdays from May to September > SOHO



The SoHo Arts Walk is a collaboration of the fine art galleries of SoHo. From May through September, every third Thursday brings visitors into the neighborhood to enjoy the dynamic art scene. Visit more than 20 galleries in the heart of New York's historical art sector and enjoy the vibrant environment.

2012 dates | Throughout the day : 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20

* Art of the Americas > New wing > Ongoing > Museum of Fine Arts > Boston > MFA


A view of the 20th-century art through the mid-1970s galleries. Art of the Americas. MFA Boston. Photo: Alex Guerrero ®2012 

The new wing takes a global perspective on Art of the Americas, showcasing more than 5,000 works of art produced in North, Central, and South America over the course of three millennia. Art in all media will be arranged chronologically on four floors. The wing's 53 brand-new galleries include nine beautiful period rooms and four Behind the Scenes galleries to enhance the way visitors experience and interact with the collection. 

* The New Wing for Contemporary Art at the MFA, Boston > Ongoing > Contemporary.


A view of the Wing for Contemporary Art. MFA, Boston. Photo: AlexGuerrero ®2012. 

The Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art has seven new galleries to introduce innovative approaches to contemporary art and design within the context of the MFA's collections. The wing is also a lively social space—a gateway to experience contemporary culture, including art, music, performances, film, readings, lectures, courses, and artist demonstrations.

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