Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative - Latin America

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Curator Pablo León de la Barra discusses his interest in furthering a dialogue on Latin American art at the Guggenheim and beyond by focusing on the region’s shared histories and forging new connections between them.

José Luis Falconi
Writer and editor José Luis Falconi analyzes the development of Latin American art in relation to its global counterparts. More

From Dispatch: Costa Rica
In our Dispatches blog series, MAP curator Pablo León de la Barra documents his research visits to sites across Latin America and records the people and art he encounters. More


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Latin America

“I’m Doing it Because I Can”: Playing in the Galleries in the Guggenheim’s Under the Same Sun

Caitlin Dover

Video still: Rebecca Mir © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New YorkVisitors are discovering new ways to interact with the works in the Guggenheim's exhibition of Latin American art. MORE

Latin America, Perspectives

Sandra Eleta in Portobelo

Adrienne Samos

Sandra Eleta in PortobeloAdrienne Samos looks at the creative journey of artist and photographer Sandra Eleta, whose return to Portobelo, a village on Panama’s Caribbean coast that she first visited as a child, continues to fuel her work. MORE

Latin America, Dispatches

Dispatch: Puerto Rico

Pablo León de la Barra

Dispatch: Puerto RicoReport number six 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 cultural hotspots in Puerto Rico, where artists and organizers are finding creative ways to persevere against the backdrop of an economy in crisis, often by drawing on the country’s MORE


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Film Program

Friday, September 26, 2014 @ 1 pm


Public Program

Fridays, Sundays–Wednesdays, 9:30–1 pm and 2–6 pm
Saturdays, 9:30–1 pm and 2–8 pm


07/18/14 - 10/01/14


Every Friday and Sunday during the exhibition.

07/11/14 - 09/28/14

Film Program

Saturdays–Tuesdays, 11 am and 3 pm

09/06/14 - 09/30/14






June 13–October 1, 2014
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today reconsiders the state of contemporary art in Latin America, investigating the creative responses of artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress.

06/13/14 - 10/01/14

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