Columna Reticulárea (1969) goes on public view Saturday May 20 for auction Thursday, May 25, 2017
New York City’s Latin art world is a constellation of museums, galleries, fairs, auctions, and public art. Since the European conquest, art in Latin America has paralleled developments in Europe. Few paid attention to this fertile ground until recently. Today Latin American art is being “discovered.” Art consultant Ximena Ojeda
Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Mexican, and Venezuelan art on view Saturday-Wednesday, May 20-24 for auction Wednesday, May 24
Mexican, Cuban, and Chilean modernists on view at Sotheby’s in the Upper East Side, from Sat, May 20 for auction Thu, May 25, 2017
Mexican, Colombian, and Costa Rican art and more is on view at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center, Sat, May 20 for auction Wed-Thu, May 24-25.
Basquiat sets records for American artist, Black artist, and art since 1980 at Sotheby’s auction in the Upper East Side, Thu, May 18, 2017
Marlborough Gallery in Midtown is exhibiting recent works by the architect of the World Trade Center Oculus, May 10 – June 17, 2017
Brancusi’s La muse endormie sculpture sells for almost double its estimate. Picasso’s Dora Maar portrait also does well at Rockefeller Center on May 15, 2017.
Basquiat’s La Hara (1981) is one of the sale highlights at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center, on view May 5 through the auction on Wed, May 17, 2017
Picasso’s Tête d’Homme (1969) is on view at Sotheby’s in the Upper East Side for auction on Tue, May 16, 2017
Mexican, Peruvian, and Chilean antiquities are on sale in the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas auction, Mon, May 15, 2017
“Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” is a major exhibition at the Met Fifth Avenue, November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018
Colombian, Cuban, French, Italian, and Spanish galleries at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, May 3-7, 2017
Colombian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Venezuelan galleries at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, May 3-7, 2017
Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, French, Guatemalan, Italian, Mexican, Portuguese, Puerto Rican, and Spanish galleries are showing at Randall’s Island, Fri-Sun, May 5-7, 2017
Brazilian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, and Uruguayan galleries show Modern & Contemporary art and design at the Park Avenue Armory in the Upper East Side, Thu-Mon, May 4-8, 2017
This international modern and contemporary art dealer based in London with galleries in Madrid, Barcelona, and two in New York City represents major artists
The Paris-based Colombian artist’s show La Venganza del Amor (The Vengeance of Love) is the opening exhibition at Galerie Perrotin New York in the Lower East Side Apr 27 – Jun 11, 2017
A retrospective of the international photographer’s 60-year career is at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East, Apr 27 – Jun 24, 2017
Le Gendarme Sur La Colline opens at the Aperture Foundation in Chelsea with a reception Wed, Apr 26 at 7pm. Through Jun 29, 2017.
Chinese Jades “Mythical Beasts – The Divinity of Dragons” through Apr 22. Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Mexican, and Spanish work at the AIPAD Photography Show booth #500 Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017
Antibodies, the first New York museum survey of the Italian artist’s work and the largest presentation of her work in the U.S., is at the New Museum in the Lower East Side, Apr 26 – Sep 10, 2017
An experimental contemporary art exhibition space in Queens that is affiliated with MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
The Colombia-born New York artist’s “Tracing the Out of Sight” is at Praxis Gallery in Chelsea, Apr 6 – May 27, 2017
The Peruvian-American artist shows an installation, “Smoke Signals: Sculpting in Time,” at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea, Apr 7 – May 13, 2017
Contemporary art gallery in Chelsea that represents established artists such as Vik Muniz and Arturo Herrera
One of the most important surviving examples of colonial Spanish American goldwork, a piece used for centuries in Holy Week ceremonies, is on display in Gallery 357 at the Met Fifth Avenue
The late career Cuban New Yorker is showing “Paintings on Paper” at Lisson Gallery in Chelsea, May 3 – Jun 10, 2017
Kuwait is at Sundaram Tagore Gallery Chelsea, Mar 30-Apr 29. Genesis is at the dealer’s Madison Avenue gallery, Apr 1-29, 2017.
The first U.S. museum retrospective of one of the most important Brazilian artists of the 20th century is at the Met Breuer Mar 21 – Jul 23, 2017.
The fair opens at Pier 94 with a private viewing Wed, Mar 29. The show runs Thu-Sun, Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2017
The Cuban-American plays with the way we see landscapes in Fire (America) at Lehmann Maupin Chrystie Street Fri, Mar 17 – May 20, 2017
An established contemporary art dealer with several Latin artists that projects an international presence from Chelsea, Lower East Side, and Hong Kong galleries
Major gift from the Cisneros Collection and founding of the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Research Institute transform MoMA into the center of Latin American art
See what’s now, including work by Mexican-American and Puerto Rican artists, at the Whitney Museum of American Art in the Meatpacking District, Mar 17 – Jun 11, 2017
The New York-based Mexican mixed media and performance artist is in the 2017 Whitney Biennial in Greenwich Village Mar 17 – Jun 11, 2017
The Puerto Rican film & video installation artist is in exhibitions at El Museo del Barrio Jan 11-Apr 30, 2017 and the Whitney Biennial Mar 17-Jun 11, 2017
The series Perfect Strangers is installed in the walls of the 72nd Street station of the Second Avenue subway. Vik goes abstract while staying true to his process with Epistemes a solo show of his new Handmade series at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea, Feb 23 – Apr 1, 2017
Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican, and Spanish artists are exhibited at the Gala Preview Feb 28 at the Park Avenue Armory. The show runs Mar 1-5, 2017
At Skylight Clarkson Sq in Hudson Square/SoHo Thu-Sun, Mar 2-5, 2017
A hip vibe that is attracting established galleries. Italian, French, Portuguese, and Cuban galleries showed in 2017. The next show is Mar 8-11, 2018
The world’s largest natural history museum with over 33 million specimens, some of which are displayed in 45 exhibition halls, along with a planetarium and a library.
Sotheby’s May and November auctions are pillars of New York City’s Latin American art market. The next auction is May 25, 2017.
Sotheby’s Armory Week auction includes Brazilian, Chilean, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish, and Uruguayan artists Thu, Mar 2, 2017
This auction house in Manhattan’s Upper East Side holds Modern, Contemporary, and Latin American art auctions with Latin artists.
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Cuban, French-Canadian, Honduran, Italian, Mexican, & Peruvian art at Pier 90 Mar 1-5, 2017
Argentine, Chilean, Dominican, French, Italian, Panamanian, and Spanish galleries exhibit at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea Mar 2-5, 2017
The art fair that shows curators, not galleries, in underused historic New York City spaces, explores the “Black Mirror” of the selfie generation at 4 Times Square Feb 28 – Mar 6, 2017
The Mexican sound artist translates high and low frequencies into audible sounds to produce visceral, psychoacoustic reactions at Issue Project Room in Downtown, Brooklyn Thu, Feb 16, 2017
One of the world’s leading museums of Jewish art and culture occasionally exhibits artists from Latin countries
Examines the modern permanent collection through the eyes of key patrons who created the museum, Feb 10 – Sep 6, 2017
A new configuration of the Spanish artist’s monumental sculpture “Silence” is at Galerie Lelong in Chelsea Feb 2 – Mar 11, 2017
NYC gallery of Parisian contemporary art dealer Daniel Lelong represents several important Latin artists including Alfredo Jaar and Hélio Oiticica
Throckmorton Fine Art features pre-Columbian artifacts from Mexico at the show Jan 20-29 with an opening night preview Thu, Jan 19, 2017
Highlights of the January 2017 auction include a unique Velázquez bodegón and an El Greco Wed, Jan 25, 2017. On view Jan 20-Jan 25.
The Colombian artist has his first solo museum show in the United States “Undo List” at The Drawing Center in SoHo Jan 20 – Mar 19, 2017
A museum of historical and contemporary drawings that has expressed a commitment to exhibit the work of Latin American artists.
The young Argentine artist mixes longing and bird-watching into his abstract paintings at Praxis Gallery Jan 12 – Feb 6, 2017
The Chilean hyper-realist artist’s sixth solo exhibition at Marlborough Gallery is Jan 11 – Feb 4, 2017
The Spanish abstract artist shows new work in his “Sticks and Stones” series at Jacob Lewis Gallery Jan 13 – Feb 18, 2017
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
This exhibition of 150 objects from Central America at the National Museum of the American Indian has been extended through December 2017
A museum and library of Old Master paintings, European sculpture, and Decorative arts built around industrialist Henry Frick’s former home and personal collection.
The Italian artist’s installation at the Guggenheim teases our infatuation with the 1%, implies our common humanity, and questions what is art.
Rare monotype prints by the French painter famous for ballet
Museum of Modern Art
Through Sunday, July 24, 2016
One of the great 18th century French painters was Marie Antoinette’s favorite portraitist
Metropolitan Museum of Art
February 15 – May 15, 2016
A photographic love story of the people and landscapes of Bahia, Brazil
Throckmorton Fine Art
January 14 – February 27, 2016
Agnolo Bronzino’s “Allegorical Portrait of Dante” (1532-33) visits New York City for the first time to celebrate the 750th anniversary of Italian poet Dante Alighieri’s birth.
Italian Cultural Institute
December 15, 2015 – January 15, 2016
The Spanish photographer who imagines living spaces over real settings is at Galerie Richard Sep 5 – Oct 12, 2013
Paulo Laport’s paintings are like a crystal ball. At a glance it’s just a piece of glass, but when you stop and look inside, images appear like magic.
An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Mexican artist Sergio Hernández inspired by the “Popol Vuh” at the Mexican Cultural Institute’s Galeria Octavio Paz.
Spanish-language school and cultural center with NYC’s largest Spanish-language library, art exhibitions, film screenings, and performances
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.