Latin Art in New York City

Latin art in New York City is a constellation of museums, galleries, fairs, auctions, and public art. By art consultant Ximena Ojeda.

Sculpture of Uruguayan artist Gonzalo Fonseca

Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road
at Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
Wednesday, October 25 – February 12, 2018

Angel Otero ‘Elegies’

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St, The Bronx
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – April 29, 2018

François Morellet a systematic French approach to geometrical abstraction

Dia:Beacon upstate
535 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – June 2, 2018

Magdalena Suarez Frimkess is a Venezuelan ceramic artist

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

Theater of Disappearance connects Argentina’s Dirty War with Art History

Met Fifth Avenue
1000 Fifth Avenue
Central Park / Upper East Side
April 14 – October 29, 2017

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

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

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

Sapar Contemporary
Tribeca, Manhattan
September 29 – 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

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

Surrealismo Ojos de Mexico ~ Surrealism in Mexican Photography

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

Leonardo to Matisse master drawings from the Robert Lehman collection

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

Alex Da Corte puts a Harvest Moon in New Museum window

New Museum
231 Bowery at Prince St
Lower East Side
September 27, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Rodin at the Met captures feelings in clay

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

Socrates Annual 2017 has work by Ecuadorian New Yorker Ronny Quevedo

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
October 1, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Crown of the Andes contains the Atahualpa Emerald

Colombian religious icon with Inca emerald
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Italian Renaissance
Metropolitan Museum of Art
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.

El Museo del Barrio Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos Celebration

1230 Fifth Avenue
between 104th & 105th St
East Harlem
Wednesday – Sunday
Day of the Dead Celebration
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Bronx Museum of the Arts exhibits art connected to The Bronx

1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St
The Bronx
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays


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