Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative - Latin America

Latin America

Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today 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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José Luis Falconi
Writer and editor José Luis Falconi analyzes the development of Latin American art in relation to its global counterparts. More

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The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative is a multi-year collaboration charting contemporary art practice in three geographic regions. More

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A new MAP exhibition, focused on Latin America, is currently in development. Curator Pablo León de la Barra is now conducting research visits to regional artists, galleries, and museums; the artworks he selects will be presented at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and two further venues, and will also become part of the Guggenheim’s permanent collection. Check back here to view the artworks in the months ahead.

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, 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

Latin America, On the MAP

On the MAP: Curating the World, Hearing from Pablo León de la Barra, and Learning More about MAP Artists

Caitlin Dover

On the MAP: Curating the World, Hearing from Pablo León de la Barra, and Learning More about MAP ArtistsIn our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share details of Pablo León de la Barra's global speaking schedule and take a look at our online hub for MAP artists. 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.