Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today reconsiders the state of contemporary art in Latin America, investigating the creative responses of artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress. The exhibition presents contemporary artistic responses to the past and present that are inscribed within this highly nuanced situation, exploring the assertions of alternative futures.

Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, Under the Same Sun features works by 40 artists and collaborative duos from 15 countries. The artworks are organized around five themes: “Conceptualism and its Legacies,” “Tropicologies,” “Political Activism,” “Modernism and its Failures,” and “Participation/Emancipation.”

Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today is the second of three exhibitions that form part of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Following its presentation in New York, the exhibition will travel to two additional international venues. The artworks in the exhibition, along with others acquired as part of the initiative, will become part of the Guggenheim’s permanent collection under the auspices of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund.

Enhance your experience: read our blog, meet the artists, watch videos, and more at guggenheim.org/MAP.

UBS logo

Wilfredo Prieto, Walk, 2000. Plant, soil, chromogenic print, and wheelbarrow, overall dimensions variable. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Courtesy the artist and NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona/Madrid

Guggenheim Museum

Plan Your Visit

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Purchase tickets

Hours & Ticketing

Sun 10 am–5:45 pm
Mon 10 am–5:45 pm
Tue 10 am–5:45 pm
Wed 10 am–5:45 pm
Thu CLOSED
Fri 10 am–5:45 pm
Sat 10 am–7:45 pm

See Plan Your Visit for more information on ticketing.


Admission

Adults $22
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18
Children under 12 Free
Members Free

 

Multimedia Guides

Multimedia guides are free with admission.


Further information:
Directions to the museum
Group sales
Restaurants

Video

Guggenheim Video

Watch HD video of exhibitions, events, and collaborations.

Multimedia Guides

Supported by
Bloomberg Philanthropies

Download the free app to explore the Guggenheim collection, plan your visit, watch videos, and more.