Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative

Latin American Exhibition Opens June 13

News from our Press Office - From June 13 through October 1, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, the second of three Guggenheim UBS MAP exhibitions. Curated by Pablo León de la Barra, Under the Same Sun investigates creative responses by 37 artists and collectives from 16 countries to historical, political, economic, and social factors in Latin America.

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  • New Video: Morning Glory as Food and Artwork

    Sopheap Pich’s sculpture Morning Glory will be on view as part of No Country for the first time at Singapore’s Centre for Contemporary Arts, a national research center of the Nanyang Technological University. In this video, he explains how the work references the Khmer Rouge’s regime in Cambodia.

  • June Yap’s Curatorial Essay

    In her essay “No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia,” available here as a free downloadable e-book and interactive PDF, June Yap contextualizes her exhibition and discusses some of the featured artists. The illustrated text includes links to further information in the Collection Online.

  • MAP Family and Teacher Resources

    Family guides from the No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia exhibitions in New York and Hong Kong invite children and adults to explore the exhibition and its works. For educators, a Resource Guide provides curriculum suggestions focused on the strategies artists are using to address the issues of our time.


About the Project

The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative fosters cross-cultural interaction between artists, curators, and audiences via educational programs, online activities, and collection building. It focuses on three regions—South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa.

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Director's Introduction 1:01

Project Overview

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Education Programming

MAP: Regarding South and Southeast Asia

Latin America, Dispatches

Dispatch: Colombia

Pablo León de la Barra

Dispatch: ColombiaThe fifth report from Pablo Léon de la Barra's exhibition-research trips across Latin America documents visits made by the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, to sites of cultural interest in Colombia, where sweeping changes over the past decade have encouraged artist-led activity, helping to compensate for the moribund state of its established arts institutions. MORE
Latin America, South/South East Asia, On the MAP

On the MAP: Appraising Nationhood, Considering Community, and Making the News

Caitlin Dover

On the MAP: Appraising Nationhood, Considering Community, and Making the NewsIn our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we offer a look at the final incarnation of the project's traveling exhibition and share details on the forthcoming MAP-inspired edition of Guggenheim Forum. MORE

South/South East Asia, Perspectives

A small gesture towards the capital B

Qinyi Lim

A small gesture toward the capital BQinyi Lim questions the urgency and ethics of contemporary international biennnials, focusing on the Biennale Jogja XII and the Singapore Biennale 2013 as symptomatic of a “universalist regionalism” overly reliant on facile categories and keywords. MORE


Date Program Type / Description Venue Tickets
05/10/14 - 07/20/14


No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia

Centre for Contemporary Art