Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative - Latin America
MAP Artists in Venice
At the 56th Venice Biennale (May 9–November 22, 2015), Raimond Chaves and Gilda Mantilla will represent Peru with their installation Misplaced Ruins, which addresses the challenges of cultural exchange and international mobility. At the Belgian pavilion, Tamar Guimarães is one of a dozen international artists united by an interest in “the history and afterlife of colonial modernity” who have been invited by Belgian artist Vincent Meessen to participate in the group exhibition Personne et les autres.
Pablo León de la Barra Appointed Guest Curator for SITE Santa Fe
Along with four other international curators, León de la Barra joins the New Mexico contemporary art center for SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas, the next edition of SITE Santa Fe’s signature biennial.
Watch: Pablo León de la Barra on “Mapa-Múndi/BR (Postal)”
“She brings a little bit of the world to the exhibition room,” says curator Pablo León de la Barra about Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander. In this video, learn about her work Mapa Mundi/BR (Postal), an installation made up of postcards that visitors are encouraged to take with them.
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
June 13–October 1, 2014
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, Under the Same Sun featured works by 40 artists and collaborative duos from 15 countries. The artworks were organized around six themes: Abstraction, Conceptualism, Modernities, Participation/Emancipation, Political Activism, and The Tropical. MORE
On the MAP: Thoughts from MAP Curator Sara Raza, Paul Ramírez Jonas on His Public Art, and a Curatorial Tour of EcuadorIn our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share a compelling interview with curator Sara Raza; an insightful video about artist Paul Ramírez Jonas; and a variety of new posts about the cultural scene in Ecuador. 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.