Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative - Latin America
Watch: Luis Camnitzer on “Art Thinking”
“Art is a way of organizing and acquiring knowledge,” says educator and MAP artist Luis Camnitzer. In this new video, learn how Camnitzer’s experience of art history classes prompted his work Art History Lesson #6, recently seen in Under the Same Sun and acquired for the Guggenheim’s collection through the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative.
Spotlight on Panama
Say "Hola!" to Panama City with Pablo León de la Barra's latest Dispatch, learn more about influential photographer Sandra Eleta, and watch a new video created for MAP by artists Donna Conlon and Jonathan Harker, whose work Drinking Song (2011) was recently seen at the Guggenheim Museum as part of Under the Same Sun.
Now Available: Under the Same Sun Teacher’s Guide
Featuring a captivating introduction by Under the Same Sun artist Luis Camnitzer, our Teacher's Guide invites students to create, discuss, and think about art beyond disciplinary boundaries. The guide was created by Camnitzer and educators María del Carmen González and Sofía Quirós in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum’s Education Department.
Download free PDF: English | Spanish
Accolades for Mexican Artists
Mexico City-based artists Mario García Torres and Gabriel Orozco—who were both featured in Under the Same Sun—have recently been honored. The Americas Society has selected Orozco as winner of their inaugural Cultural Achievement Award, while García Torres has been chosen as one of five artists commissioned to create new installations at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.
About the Region
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.
Writer and editor José Luis Falconi analyzes the development of Latin American art in relation to its global counterparts. More
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
The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative is supported by a variety of far-reaching educational and contextual activities, including lectures, panels, performances, films, gallery tours, multimedia mobile tours, and artist-led workshops. These programs and accompanying resource materials will evolve from a dynamic process of exchange among the Guggenheim’s curatorial and education staff, the project curators, the artists, and colleagues from participating institutions. Check this section, Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail for further details and news.