Latin Art in New York City

New York City’s Latin art world is a constellation of museums, galleries, fairs, auctions, and public art.

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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

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

Fritz Henle was “Mr. Rollei”

1930s Mexico photography
Throckmorton Fine Art
145 East 57th St, Midtown East
April 27 – June 24, 2017

Alessandra Sanguinetti: Le Gendarme Sur La Colline

Argentine photographer
Aperture Foundation
547 West 27th St, 4th Floor, Chelsea
April 26 – June 29, 2017

Juan Garaizabal: Build a Story. Urban Memory of the Lost Tuileries.

Spanish sculptor
De Buck Gallery
545 W 23rd St, Chelsea
June 8 – July 15, 2017

Maria Maggiori #inbetween

Argentine artist, Tigre
Praxis International Art
541 W 25th St, Chelsea
June 6 – July 8, 2017

Metropolitan Museum of Art announces Summer and Fall Exhibitions

Encyclopedia of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Open Daily

Francisco Ugarte “Three Lines, One Square”

Mexican artist, Guadalajara
Christin Tierney Gallery
540 West 28th St, Chelsea
June 1 – July 7, 2017

Alexis Portilla: Poet in Space

Mexican-born New Yorker
Hollis Taggart Galleries
521 West 26th St, Chelsea
June 1-30, 2017

Santiago Calatrava puts Emotion into Motion at Marlborough (Review)

Spanish artist/architect
Marlborough Gallery
40 West 57th St, 2nd Floor, Midtown
May 10 – June 17, 2017

Carol Rama: Antibodies

Italian artist
New Museum
235 Bowery, Lower East Side
April 26 – September 10, 2017

Crown of the Andes

Colombian religious icon
Met Fifth Avenue
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side

Lygia Pape A Multitude of Forms (Review)

Brazilian artist
Met Breuer
945 Madison Avenue
Upper East Side
March 21 – July 23, 2017

Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje

Cuban art
Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse
February 17 – July 3, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Spanish, French, Romanian
Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
February 10 – September 6, 2017

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
Through December 2017

Maurizio Cattelan America

Italian artist
Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Italian Renaissance
Met Fifth Avenue
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018

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.


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