Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative - Latin America
Spotlight on Bolivia
In this new video, Under the Same Sun artist Claudia Joskowicz examines Bolivia’s iconic public spaces through a historical lens. On our blog, writer Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz describes an encounter with artist Maria Galindo, “a superstar in the fight against sexism and patriarchy in Bolivia.” Hinderer Cruz also participated in a symposium session at the Guggenheim deconstructing the idea of “Latin American” art.
Sara Raza Selected as Third MAP Curator
London-based curator, critic, and editor Sara Raza has been selected as the future Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Middle East and North Africa. Raza will join June Yap (South and Southeast Asia) and Pablo León de la Barra (Latin America) in realizing this multiyear program, which supports contemporary art, artists, education, and professional exchange in three of the world’s most diverse and dynamic regions.
MAP Artists Among “50 Most Exciting” of 2014
Four artists recently seen in Under the Same Sun are among artnet News’ 50 Most Exciting Artists of 2014. Learn more about Allora and Calzadilla, Tania Bruguera, Rafael Ferrer, and Gabriel Orozco and their works acquired for the Guggenheim’s collection as part of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative.
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.
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.
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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.
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.