Recognizing that art can and does fail gave me room to think about my own tendencies and predilections as I walked through the exhibition.
Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro discusses the impact of rejecting overwrought political themes in a show that welcomes everyone to slow down and focus on their own experience of the art.
In addition to the historic gift, the museum will establish a center for the study of modern art from Latin America.
“In fact, it’s funny, Latin American art exhibits tend to bother the shit out of me. Partly because it’s my field.”