Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative - Latin America

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.

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, Perspectives

Collectivity and Revolution

Emiliano Valdés

Collectivity and RevolutionEmiliano Valdés traces the development of artists’ collective projects in the politically volatile context of Guatemala, beginning with Galería DS in 1964 and continuing through the subsequent decades to the opening of Gabriel Rodríguez’s S1. MORE

Latin America, On the MAP

On the MAP: “The Unknown University,” Guggenheim Curators Visit Asia, and a Teaching Guide from Luis Camnitzer

Caitlin Dover

On the MAP: “The Unknown University,” Guggenheim Curators Visit Asia, and a Teaching Guide from Luis CamnitzerIn our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share insights from a compelling symposium; audio of a talk by MAP curator June Yap; and a new teacher's guide for Under the Same Sun. MORE

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Connecting with Communities for Under the Same Sun

Sharon Vatsky

Photo: courtesy Jacqui StokesThe Guggenheim's Director of School and Family Programs reflects on an initiative to invite New York's large and diverse Latin American community to engage with the exhibition MORE


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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.