Latin Art

New York City’s Latin art world is a constellation of museumsfairsgalleries, auctions, and public art. Being a New Yorker is an art in itself.

Socrates Annual 2018

SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK, ASTORIA, QUEENS: Daily, October 7, 2018 to March 11, 2019 ~ Dominican, French, Peruvian & Puerto Rican artists or inspirations. FREE


 

Vantage Point 24 – Celebrating 20 years

THE POINT CDC, HUNTS POINT, THE BRONX, Mon-Fri, July 25 to December 31, 2018 ~ 20 years of community photography by students and alumni of The International Center of Photography at The Point

Delacroix

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily, September 17, 2018 to January 6, 2019 ~ The rich colors and emotions of this Romantic painter inspired the Impressionists and all who followed.

Down These Mean Streets

EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO, EAST HARLEM, Wed-Sat, September 13, 2018 – January 6, 2019 ~ Latino photographers provide an intimate look at the street life in their own neighborhoods

Marguerite Humeau: Birth Canal

NEW MUSEUM, LOWER EAST SIDE, Tue-Sun, September 4, 2018 to January 6, 2019 ~ French artist channels the Goddess of prehistoric Venus figurines

Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily, October 16, 2018 to January 27, 2019 ~ The Met celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Venetian Renaissance artist known for working rapidly in a Mannerist style

Crown of the Andes

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily ~ One of the most famous Colombian religious icons contains the Atahualpa Emerald which belonged to the last Inca emperor

Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Daily, July 28, 2018 – October 2019 ~ See how Caribbean communities are reclaiming their Taíno roots. FREE

Cuban-American José Parlá painted murals at One World Trade Center, BAM, and Barclays Center. Catalan-Spanish muralist Josep Maria Sert painted the mural at 30 Rockefeller Center, replacing the notorious work of Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. Time Warner Center houses a pair statues by Colombian artist Fernando Botero. The Spanish artist Manolo Valdés has some sculptures installed in the walkway outside Marlborough Gallery in Midtown.

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava designed the World Trade Center Transportation hub. Brazilian Oscar Niemeyer and French Le Corbusier were key architects of the United Nations complex. French sculptor Frédéric  Auguste Bartholdi built the Statue of Liberty.

Bronx Museum of the Arts shows contemporary art connected to The Bronx

Wednesday – Sunday
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1040 Grand Concourse
(at 165th St)
Fleetwood – Concourse Village, The Bronx

Argentine artist Raul Conti shows 58 years of work at Quebracho

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, October 19, 2018
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EXHIBITION
October 19 – 26, 2018
Monday – Friday
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Quebracho
Bushwick, Brooklyn
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Seasoned Argentine artist inspired by pre-Columbian cultures

White | Black monochrome group show of art stars at Acquavella Galleries

August 13 – September 28, 2018
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Acquavella Galleries
Upper East Side, Manhattan
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Compare the aesthetics of Miquel Barceló (Spanish), Louise Bourgeois (French), Jean Dubuffet (French), Jacob El Hanani (Jewish), Manolo Millares (Spanish), Joaquín Torres-García (Uruguayan) and Americans Keith Haring, Robert Longo & Andy Warhol.

Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture

July 13 – September 30, 2018
Closed Tuesdays
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Whitney Museum
Meatpacking District, Manhattan
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See how Indigenous cosmology suggests architecture which defines home and life itself

Obsession, Nudes with Attitude by Klimt, Schiele and Picasso

Tuesday – Sunday
July 3 – October 7, 2018
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Met Breuer
Upper East Side, Manhattan

Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. at 205 Hudson Gallery

A touring show from the Getty Museum’s Latino art exhibition ‘Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA’
205 Hudson Gallery
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
June 21 – August 19, 2018

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art

BROOKLYN MUSEUM, PROSPECT PARK, Wed-Sun, May 18-November 25, 2018 ~ Chilean artist resurrects an ancient Indigenous knotted cord writing and reading system of the Andean peoples.

Heavenly Bodies Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

May 10 – October 8, 2018
Daily
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
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Met Cloisters
Washington Heights / Inwood, Manhattan
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The Costume Institute creates a pilgrimage that explores the influence of Roman Catholic imagery on fashion

William Ropp ‘Tafari: He who Inspires Awe’ at Throckmorton Fine Art

Ethiopian body of work by a French photographer whose subjects seem to be looking at you.
Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
May 3 – June 23, 2018

Eduardo Chillida Spain’s foremost 20th century sculptor at Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 30 – July 27, 2018

Lorenzo Cascio ‘Ancient and Modern Myths’ Italian art at Able Fine Art NY

Recent work by a renowned Italian sculptor and painter.
Able Fine Art Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
April 27 – May 17, 2018

Eugenio Merino ‘Here Died Warhol’ at UNIX Gallery

A similar striking sculpture of Picasso in state became a huge tourist draw in Málaga, Spain. A clever commentary on the commercialization of art, life and even death.
UNIX Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 26 – June 9, 2018

Enrique Chagoya ‘Then and Now: Aliens Sans Frontières’

George Adams Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 26 – June 23, 2018

Carmelo Arden Quin : Invention ~ Uruguayan modern art at Leon Tovar Gallery

Influential modern artist and co-founder of the Grupo Madí.
Leon Tovar Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Monday – Friday
April 26 – July 27, 2018

Mara de Luca ‘Talisman’, Italian – American art at TOTAH

TOTAH
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
April 26 – June 10, 2018

Painted in Mexico, 1700 – 1790: Pinxit Mexici Metropolitan Museum of Art

In the 1700s painters in New Spain created their own legacy.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Daily April 24 – July 22, 2018

Dominique Duroseau ‘If only we knew. Nothing’s new’ at A.I.R. Gallery

A Haitian-American woman who deconstructs the contrast between Black and White experience in our country.
A.I.R. Gallery
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 20 – May 20, 2018

‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960 – 1985’ at the Brooklyn Museum

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Costa Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Mexican, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican & Uruguayan artists.
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 13 – July 22, 2018

Guillermo Muñoz Vera Analogies & Dichotomies / Analogías y Dicotomías

Forum Gallery
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
April 12 – May 25, 2018

Aldo Sessa ‘Gauchos: Icons of Argentina’ at the Argentine Consulate NYC

Photography exhibition by Argentina’s legendary photographer, the most famous documentarian of Argentine culture and the Argentine cowboys.
Argentine Consulate
Midtown, Manhattan
April 11 – 26, 2018

Eduardo Navarro ‘Into Ourselves’ Argentine art at Drawing Center

Navarro plays with the quantum soup and moves the metabolism of art from the eyes to the stomach.
The Drawing Center
SoHo, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
April 6 – 22, 2018

Juliette Dumas ‘Angels’ French painter of nature at Silas Von Morisse

Silas Von Morisse Gallery
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Thursday – Sunday
April 5 – 29, 2018

Angelina Gualdoni ‘Casa della Nuova Strega’ at Asya Geisberg Gallery

The Italian – American artist builds the house of the new witch.
Asya Geisberg Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 5 – May 12, 2018

Guillermo Cervera ‘Flow’ Spanish photographer at Anastasia Photo

Anastasia Photo
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
April 4 – May 31, 2018

REVIVAL: Contemporary Pattern & Decoration at Longwood Art Gallery

Pattern, Decoration, and the Body.
Longwood Art Gallery
Hostos College
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Monday – Friday
April 4 – June 6, 2018

The Visionary World of José Molina at Able Fine Art Gallery

Able Fine Art Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
March 30 – April 26, 2018

Queenie, female artists from El Museo del Barrio’s permanent collection

Hunter East Harlem Gallery
East Harlem, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 21 – June 23, 2018

‘Like Life Sculpture, Color, and the Body’ at The Met Breuer

Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 21 – July 22, 2018

Being: New Photography 2018 at MoMA

African, Brazilian, Italian, & Filipino artists at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan
March 18 – August 19, 2018

Fashion Ideas Get Dressed at Sapar Contemporary

The fashion designer’s creative process.
Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 16 – April 24, 2018

‘American Landscape’ at Lehmann Maupin with Cuban Teresita Fernández

Tuesday – Saturday
March 15 – May 5, 2018

Hugo Fontela ‘Nowhere Island’ Spanish art at Marlborough Gallery

Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 15 – April 14, 2018

Sandra Vásquez de la Horra ‘América sin Fronteras’ Chilean artist

David Nolan Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 15 – April 28, 2018

Johanna Unzueta ‘When the wind goes wrong’ Chilean art at 57W57ARTS

Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
CLOSING
March 9 – April 20, 2018

Robert Polidori ‘Fra Angelico / Opus Operantis’ French-Canadian photography

Paul Kasmin Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
March 8 – April 14, 2018

Puerto Rican fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez ‘Instamatics’ of the 1970s

Danziger Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 28, 2018

Dan Hernandez ‘Game Over’ Mexican – American artist Kim Foster Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 21, 2018

Rodrigo Valenzuela ‘Intervention’ Chilean artist at Laurence Miller Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Friday
March 8 – April 28, 2018

Saint Clair Cemin ‘Oedipus’ Brazilian sculpture at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 14, 2018

Maria Tomasula ‘All the Breath We Can Hold’ at Forum Gallery

Forum Gallery
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 3 – April 7, 2018

The Orchid Show is flowering at the New York Botanical Garden

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Tuesday – Sunday
March 3 – April 22, 2018

Valérie Belin : Painted Ladies at Edwynn Houk Gallery

Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Friday
March 2 – 31, 2018

‘La Frontera Encounters Along the Border’ crosses over the MAD Museum

March 1 – September 23, 2018
Tuesday – Sunday
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Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
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A meditation of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the hope and pain spread along the 2,000 mile-long Mexican – American border.

Michael Alvarez ‘We’re Out Here’ at Marlborough Contemporary

Resonating work by the David Hockney of East LA.
Marlborough Contemporary
Chelsea, Manhattan
February 15 – March 17, 2018

2018 New Museum Triennnial : Songs for Sabotage

Brazilian, Haitian, Mexican, Peruvian, Portuguese, & Spanish contemporary artists.
New Museum
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
February 13 – May 27, 2018

Tarsila do Amaral ‘Inventing Modern Art in Brazil’ at MoMA

Tarsila was deeply engaged in the 1920s Paris Cubist art scene. Back home she created a modernism that could only be Brazilian. Then she evolved a social consciousness that is a hallmark of the great Brazilian artists of the 20th century.
MoMA in Midtown, Manhattan
Daily
February 11 – June 3, 2018

Patrick Demarchelier 1992 – 2017 at Staley-Wise Gallery

The world-renowned French fashion photographer makes beauty more beautiful.
Staley-Wise Gallery
SoHo, Manhattan
February 8 – April 14, 2018
EXTENDED
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Cisneros

One of America’s first looks at the world’s most important Contemporary Latin American Art collection.
205 Hudson Gallery
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
February 8 – April 1, 2018

Tania Bruguera : ‘Untitled’ (Havana, 2000)

“We have to stop looking, and start thinking.”
~ Tania Bruguera
Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan
Open Daily
February 3 – March 11, 2018

Robert Calafiore ‘Muses’ uses a pinhole camera to turn family glass into art

Photography professor connects with his Italian-American family roots through long-abandoned hand-made processes.
ClampArt
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
February 1 – March 24, 2018

Basquiat comes home to the Brooklyn Museum that inspired a young artist

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
January 26 – March 11, 2018

Trump asks for Van Gogh, is offered 18K gold toilet

‘The Washington Post’
January 25, 2018

Patrick D. Pagnano ‘Empire Roller Disco’ captures the Disco era in NYC

Benrubi Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
January 25 – March 17, 2018

Birds of a Feather Joseph Cornell’s Homage to Juan Gris at the Met

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park / Upper East Side
January 23 – April 15, 2018

Artists reflect on Fake President Trump in ‘One Year of Resistance’

Untitled Space
Tribeca, Manhattan
Monday – Friday
January 16 – February 4, 2018

The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Grey Art Gallery
New York University
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
January 9 – March 31, 2018

Vincent Desiderio ‘Theseus’ stirs the Zeitgeist at Marlborough Gallery

Marlborough Gallery
Midtown, Manhattan
January 9 – February 3, 2018

Cristina Iglesias: ‘Entwined’ at Marian Goodman Gallery

Marian Goodman Gallery
24 West 57th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
January 9 – February 10, 2018

Mark di Suvero is the last Abstract Expressionist

Paula Cooper Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
January 6 – February 3, 2018

Paul Henry Ramirez: Fun in the Color

Ryan Lee Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
January 6 – February 9, 2018

‘The Immigrants’ at Howard Greenberg Gallery

Howard Greenberg Gallery
41 East 57th St, Suite 1406
at Madison Avenue, Midtown East
December 14, 2017 – January 27, 2018

Esteban Vicente Spanish Abstract Expressionist of The New York School

Ameringer McEnery Yohe
524 West 19th St
between Tenth & Eleventh Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
December 14, 2017 – January 27, 2018

Valdir Cruz ‘Presences’ captures the spirits of the Brazilian rainforest

Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East
Tuesday – Saturday
December 7, 2017 – February 24, 2018

Puerto Rico : Paradise Ruined photography series by Ruben Natal-San Miguel

A photo essay by New York-based street photographer Ruben Natal-San Miguel
Part 1: December 2017

André Cepeda ‘Depois’ urban landscapes with multiples of form

Benrubi Gallery
521 West 26th St, 2nd Fl
between Tenth & Eleventh Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
November 30, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Arturo Herrera ‘Paintings’ makes the leap to canvas

Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
530 West 22nd St
between 10th & 11th Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
November 29, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
November 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018

Michael Eastman ‘Buenos Aires – Southern Light’

Edwynn Houk Gallery
745 Fifth Ave #407
between 57th & 58th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
OPENING November 16, 2017
CLOSING Saturday, January 20, 2018

Pepa Prieto / Dean Monogenis ‘Polarities’

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
505 West 24th St
near Tenth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, November 16 – Saturday, December 23, 2017

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018

‘No Dar Papaya’ celebrates the beauty and humanity of Colombia

Colombian Consulate
10 East 46th St
between Fifth & Madison
Midtown East, Manhattan
November 9 – December 5, 2017

Gordon Matta-Clark’s ‘Anarchitecture’ proves The Bronx is Beautiful

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St
Concourse Village, The Bronx
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Wednesday, November 8 2017 – April 8, 2018

Josef Albers in Mexico shows his inspirations from Aztec, Maya, & Inca art

November 3, 2017 – February 18, 2018
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Guggenheim Museum
Upper East Side, Manhattan
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Albers was one of the great teachers of American contemporary artists. The curator shows how Albers’ travel in Latin America profoundly influenced his art.

Murillo : The Self Portraits

Frick Collection
Upper East Side, Manhattan
November 1, 2017 – February 11, 2018

François Morellet a systematic French approach to geometrical abstraction

Dia:Beacon (upstate)
Dia:Chelsea
Chelsea, Manhattan
October 28, 2017 – June 2, 2018

Alberto Burri made melted plastic cool

Burri Posters
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
24 West 12th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Thursday, October 26 – December 8, 2017

Sculpture of Uruguayan artist Gonzalo Fonseca

Noguchi Museum
Long Island City, Queens
OPENED October 25, 2017
CLOSING February 12, 2018

Angel Otero ‘Elegies’ Puerto Rican art at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Bronx Museum of the Arts
Concourse Village, The Bronx
October 25, 2017 – April 29, 2018

Leonardo to Matisse master drawings from the Robert Lehman collection

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
Upper East Side, Manhattan
October 4, 2017
CLOSING Sunday, January 7, 2018

Socrates Annual 2017 has work by Ecuadorian New Yorker Ronny Quevedo

Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City, Queens
October 1, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Bruno Miguel ‘Seduction and Reason’ from a Brazilian point of view

Sapar Contemporary
Tribeca, Manhattan
September 29 – November 5, 2017

Alex Da Corte puts a Harvest Moon in New Museum window

New Museum
231 Bowery at Prince St
Lower East Side, Manhattan
OPENED September 27, 2017
CLOSING Sunday, January 7, 2018

Surrealismo Ojos de Mexico ~ Surrealism in Mexican Photography

Throckmorton Fine Art
145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
Midtown East
September 21 – December 2, 2017

Rodin100 celebrates the centennial of Auguste Rodin’s death

Le Penseur (The Thinker)
1880 and 1904

Rodin at the Met captures feelings in clay

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
September 16, 2017 – January 15, 2018

‘Modigliani Unmasked’ explores questions of identity

The Jewish Museum
Upper East Side
Closed Wednesdays
OPENED September 15, 2017
CLOSING February 4, 2018

Gustavo Acosta ‘Inventory of Omissions’

Cuban contemporary artist
532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel
532 West 25th St, Chelsea
September 8 – October 14, 2017

Campana Brothers ‘Hybridism’ is Brazilian art furniture made from scrap

Friedman Benda
515 West 26th St, Chelsea
September 7 – October 14, 2017

Magdalena Suarez Frimkess is a Venezuelan ceramic artist

kaufmann repetto
535 West 22nd street
Chelsea
September 7-October 21, 2017

Fernanda Fragateiro ‘a voice (not)’ sculptural and architectural interventions

Josée Bienvenu Gallery
529 West 20th St, Chelsea
September 7 – November 4, 2017

Hélio Oiticica To Organize Delirium ask one of the great Brazilian artists

Whitney Museum
99 Gansevoort Street
Greenwich Village
July 14 – October 1, 2017

Cristóbal de Villalpando Mexican Painter of the Baroque

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fifth Avenue at 82nd St
Upper East Side
July 25 – October 15, 2017

Ettore Sottsass Design Radical

Italian Interior Designer
Met Breuer
Upper East Side, Manhattan
July 21 – October 8, 2017

NKAME a retrospective of Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón is pure Cuban soul

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue
East Harlem (El Barrio)
June 13 – November 5, 2017

uptown: nasty women/bad hombres

Artists who live or work in El Barrio, Harlem, Washington Heights, or Inwood
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave, East Harlem
June 13 – November 5, 2017

William Cordova: Smoke Signals: Sculpting in Time at Sikkema Jenkins

April 7 – May 13, 2017
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Sikkema Jenkins & Co
Chelsea, Manhattan
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Peruvian – American artist creates art that speaks to Indigenous human rights

Javier Romero ‘Sticks and Stones’

The Spanish abstract artist shows new work in his “Sticks and Stones” series at Jacob Lewis Gallery Jan 13 – Feb 18, 2017

Fernando do Campo “I Always Hear You Before I See You”

The young Argentine artist mixes longing and bird-watching into his abstract paintings at Praxis Gallery Jan 12 – Feb 6, 2017

Ricardo Maffei, hyper-realist painter

The Chilean hyper-realist artist’s sixth solo exhibition at Marlborough Gallery is Jan 11 – Feb 4, 2017

Papo Colo ~ Procesión-Migración

The Puerto Rican performance artist gets support for his latest performance Procesión-Migración with the Puertos Ricos Festival at MoMA PS1 Jan 6-8, 2017

Explore the natural diversity of ¡Cuba!

Sometimes being left alone can be a good thing.
American Museum of Natural History
Upper West Side
November 21, 2016 – August 13, 2017

Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

This exhibition of the Costume Institute’s best of the best collection from the early 18th century to the present is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Nov 18, 2016 – February 5, 2017

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

April 18, 2015 – May 20, 2018
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National Museum of the American Indian
Financial District, Manhattan
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Central American heritage


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