Like Trump, Spanish dictator’s appearance was not that of a majestic ruler. He had a team who studied propaganda methods and traveled to see posters, exhibitions, and ceremonies first hand.
Miriam Margarita Basilio, Associate Professor of Art History and Museum Studies is author of Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War (2013); Retratos Hablados/Spoken Portraits, an artist’s book, (2020); and co-curator of Tempo (MoMAQNS, 2002) and Caribbean and Latin American Art: MoMA at El Museo (El Museo del Barrio, 2003).
A Tale of Two Exhibitions and the Politics of Forgetting
BARCELONA — The study of the history of exhibitions allows us to “shuffle the deck of art history,” as Robert Rosenblum wrote in his essay for the 2000 exhibition 1900: Art at the Cross-Roads.
What Did Jorge Luis Borges See in Xul Solar?
The writer Jorge Luis Borges once referred to his friend the artist Xul Solar as “one of the most singular events of our era.” Those in New York have the opportunity to see an important selection of works by the two friends in an exhibition at the Americas Society. Curated by Gabriela Rangel, the show sheds new light on the work of Borges and, through the lens of friendship, reveals the multifaceted artistic and intellectual project that he and Solar shared.