Online Resources from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and MoMA

Since 2016, MoMA and the Guggenheim Museum have worked on digitising exhibition catalogues and other material related to their displays and collections. MoMA’s ‘Exhibition History‘ page offers access to photographs, interpretation, checklists and other material for 4,918 exhibitions from the museum’s founding in 1929 to the present. ARTES members may be particularly interested to discoverContinue reading “Online Resources from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and MoMA”

News: 200 works of contemporary Latin American art donated to six museums

The Art Newspaper reports that the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) has donated 200 works of contemporary Latin American art to American and European museums including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, the Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, the Museo de Arte Moderno Buenos Aires (MAMBA) and the Museo de ArteContinue reading “News: 200 works of contemporary Latin American art donated to six museums”

News from the world of Hispanic art

Many things happened last week in the world of Spanish and Latin American visual culture. London’s Sir John Soane Museum announced a new series of annual lectures and prizes intended to raise the profile of architects, artists and writers who broadened society’s understanding of architecture and the built environment. The inaugural lecture, scheduled for NovemberContinue reading “News from the world of Hispanic art”

Picasso Sculpture (New York to Paris)

The exhibition Picasso Sculpture, previously showing some 140 works spanning 1902 to 1964 at MoMA, New York (until 7 February 2016), re-opens, in a reduced form, as Picasso: Scuptures (Musée Picasso, Paris: 8 March – 18 September 2016). MOMA installation reviewed by Rosalind McKeever, Burlington Magazine, December 2015 pp. 880-82 .  

Joaquín Torres-García retrospective, New York

Forthcoming exhibition Joaquín Torres-García Museum of Modern Art, New York October 25, 2015–February 15, 2016 Works ranging from the late 19th century to the 1940s, and includes drawings, paintings, objects, sculptures, and original artist notebooks and rare publications will be on show.

Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980: New York

Exhibition: Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 New York, Museum of Modern Art March 29, 2015–July 19, 2015 Brings together models, drawings and archival photographs as well as new photography of key buildings, not only those by the Brazilian Oscar Niemeyer and Mexican Luis Barragán but also less well known structures by Cuban architects, suchContinue reading “Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980: New York”

Lygia Clark, New York

Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988, MOMA, New York, 10 May – 24 August 2014. The first major retrospective of the Brazilian artist (1920-1988) in North America, comprising almost 300 paintings, drawings, sculptures and participatory works. Organized around three themes, abstraction, concretism and the “abandonment” of art.