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.

Ettore Sottsass Design Radical

Italian Interior Designer
Met Breuer
945 Madison Ave
Upper East Side
July 21 – October 8, 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

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

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

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.

El Museo del Barrio is NYC’s Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latin art museum

NYC’s Latin art museum
1230 Fifth Avenue

Bronx Museum of the Arts exhibits art connected to The Bronx

A contemporary art museum with a focus on art that has connections to the Bronx community


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