A group exhibition at the Americas Society investigates ideas of paradise, approaching the Caribbean region as a product of the visitor economy regime.
Revisiting Latin American Artists’ Struggle for Representation in the United States
While the 1965 Immigration Act opened the United States for expanded Latin American immigration, the decade that followed found migrant artists actively involved in political struggles for representation.
At Americas Society, Part II of This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975
Featuring new works by the same artists, the second part of this NYC exhibition explores the body as theme and medium, offering new understandings of identity.
Americas Society Presents This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975
View work by over 40 experimental artists and collectives from throughout the Americas who contributed to New York’s art scene during the 1960s and ’70s.
The Exuberant Softness of Feliciano Centurión’s Textiles
Often dismissed during his lifetime for his emphasis on kitsch and craft, it is high time that Centurión gets his due.
Americas Society Presents Feliciano Centurión: Abrigo, the Artist’s First Solo Exhibition in the US
The exhibition, curated by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, is on view through May 16, 2020. Admission is free.
An Artist’s Radiographic Photos Cast New Light on Chernobyl
Anyone willing to view Alice Miceli’s Projeto Chernobyl on its own terms, to see radiography as both a practical tool and a potential art form, will be richly rewarded.
A Museum Director in Buenos Aires Aims to Reconnect Latin American Art
Curator Gabriela Rangel, now leading the Buenos Aires Museum of Latin American Art, sees an opportunity to bring submerged connections between Latin American nations to light.
Alice Miceli: Projeto Chernobyl On View at Americas Society Through January 25, 2020
This is the first exhibition of this series in the United States, showing a set of radiographs documenting the residual effects of the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear plant explosion.
Mapping Boundaries and Free Space in Brazil
A series of maps elucidates both literal and metaphorical walls that limit equality and freedom in Brazilian society and Latin America at large.
Victoria Cabezas and Priscilla Monge: Give Me What You Ask For on View at Americas Society
The exhibition is curated by Miguel A. López (TEOR/éTica and Lado V, San José, Costa Rica). On view through May 4, 2019.
Reconsidering Identity in Art
This is the kind of group exhibition that rarely happens in New York — a gathering of artists from different countries, cultures, generations, and aesthetic approaches focused on the construction of identity.