A show at the Prado valorizes cross-cultural flows while muffling ruptures, and two contemporary art exhibitions critique Hispanic legacies to investigate how art history occludes power.
Petrit Halilaj’s To a raven and hurricanes is at its most successful in liminal gestures that emphasize sensation over the display of identities.
Drawing on the Galician tradition of collecting “crebas,” or items washed in by the tide, Francesc Torres immerses the viewer in pivotal moments of Spanish history via its detritus.
The Met Breuer mounts recent acquisitions from Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, West Asia, and North Africa alongside mainstays of postwar American art, sketching a potential reorientation of art history.
At Hales Gallery, Vernacular Interior explores home across sites lived and imagined.
Artists Tommy Kha and Meena Hasan map not only the ethnic dimensions of their background but also the public and private ones.