News & Articles
Latin American Art Symposium in LA
In March, Leslye and I had the chance to attend a symposium in LA sponsored by the Getty Foundation and the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA). The 3- day symposium was titled Between Theory and Practice: Rethinking Latin American Art in the 21st Century and was a useful introduction to the professional/academic world of Latin American art study and presentation.
Latin American Art Week in New York
This year I spent part of what I call 'Latin American Art Week' in New York City. Every year in mid-November, Sotheby's and Christie's hold their fall Latin American Art auctions. For the past 5 years, the PINTA Contemporary Art Fair has been held at the same time. All together it is a fantastic chance to keep up on what is happening with established and emerging artists.
Latin American Art Booming says NY Times
In the front page of the Art Section of the New York Times on December 4th, Kate Taylor's piece on the Miami Basel Art Fair, noted that:
Latin American galleries seemed to be thriving. That's not unusual, given Miami's geographical proximity and the fact that many Latin American collectors have homes here, but what was new this year was the level of interest in Latin American art from museums.