Latin American art

The Armory Show’s 2022 edition will have a distinct focus on Latin American art

For the first time in its four-decade history, the fair’s curatorial programming will be led by experts in Latinx and Latin American art

Colnaghi's show explores the broad threads that connect Spanish art and the New World

Exhibition of work from the Pre-Columbian age to mid-century Modern paintings, extended to 22 October

Putting Uruguay on the art map: sculptor Pablo Atchugarry is building a world-class museum in his home country

Billed as Uruguay's most comprehensive hub for international contemporary art, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Atchugarry will open in Punta del Este next January

Artist designs Día de los Muertos altar in Brooklyn for those who died during the pandemic

New Yorkers are invited to leave a remembrance of loved ones at Scherezade Garcia’s ofrenda at Green-Wood Cemetery

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South American galleries face steep challenges as the region's biggest fairs shutter due to the spread of coronavirus

In economically shaky countries like Argentina, annual fairs like the now-postponed ArteBA are a financial lifeline. Now galleries must "rethink how to produce"

Cuzco paintings meet colonial Cuban culture in Allapattah

Founders of museum of Latin American art believe they may also have a work by Raphael

Is it time to drop the ‘Latin American’ artist label?

Galleries are starting to move away from the historic term as new awareness builds

Dallas Museum of Art boosts Latin American focus with new curator and acquisitions

The museum aims to show the diversity of the region, where art and cultures have mixed for centuries

Met receives donation of ten ‘exceptional’ colonial Latin American works out of the blue

The São Paulo collector James Kung Wei Li, whose father was a Chinese ambassador in South America, says the donation is his family’s repayment for American educational largesse

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros plans to take her Latin American art collection worldwide

Works from the 3,000-strong collection have already travelled to Mexico, Ecuador and Brazil and in 2019, Fontanals-Cisneros plans to “cross even more uncharted waters”

Art Basel in Miami Beach has become Latin American art’s El Dorado

Just as the fair has transformed the city’s image and economy, it has also had a big influence on the neighbouring region's flourishing art trade


Latin American galleries reassess sales strategies for Miami Art Week after border crackdown

Trump's decision to station 15,000 troops at the country's southwest border has further soured political relations between the US and its South American neighbours

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Latin American art gets a boost on the auction block

Broadening the sales strategy for Latin American art has been a positive move for some artists' markets

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Could sales slow at Artbo as political conservatism deepens in Colombia?

The divisive election of conservative president Iván Duque in August and resulting political tension may stymie sales at Bogotá's Artbo

Latin America's colonial art captivates a new generation

Two touring exhibitions are highlighting the explosion of global interest in viceregal period

Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros gives 200 works of Latin American contemporary art to six museums

The 90 works given to MoMA take the museum “in a new direction”, says director Glenn Lowry

Rediscovered Mexican Old Master picture gets fresh look for Met show

A surprise find in the Bronx is now part of an exhibition on Baroque painter Cristóbal de Villalpando


Abstraction in reverse: how Latin American Modernists changed how we see

The art historian Alexander Alberro explains how action and participation drove new forms of art

Foundation opens new space in Buenos Aires

The main aim of Fundación Arte is to promote cultural dialogue with Argentinian and Latin American artists

Can foreign collectors and museums sustain Brazil’s art market?

The country is in the doldrums, but its artists have never before enjoyed such critical acclaim abroad

Miami reconnects with Cuba

As relations improve across the Florida Straits, a string of exhibitions makes the most of the cultural ties between Miami and Havana.

Latin American art collector Gary Nader plans Miami museum

The naming rights for the institution are still up for grabs


Christie’s pulls works from Latin American auction after ‘forgery’ concerns

Ten items from one collection withdrawn from New York auctions

The Louvre aims to acquire art of the Mexican school in bid to widen its geographical remit

Paris museum is on a mission to collect Latin American art—and a show of colonial-era paintings is the overture

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Fifth edition of the Pinta Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show in New York proves a success

Several leading US museums took the opportunity to add to their collections of Latin American art

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Fair report: Local galleries fare well at Zona Maco, Mexico City

International collectors and curators were out in force for the eighth edition of the Latin American art fair

New acquisitions by Tate Modern show commitment to diversifying collection

Art from across the globe has recently found a home in Bankside


Havana Biennial opens as relations with US thaw

Local artists show alongside established international names, as collectors and exhibitors circumvent trade restrictions

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Low prices promoted contemporary art at Arte Americas

Latin American collectors moved outside traditional comfort zones

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Bâlelatina: Latin American art fair based in Basel to expand

The fair's new director announces intention to further represent the diversity of Latin American creatives


MoMA creates first permanent curatorial post for Latin American art

The museums owns around 3,000 works of Latin American art


Latin American curator for MoMA

Luís Perez-Oramas, who currently serves as adjunct curator of drawings at the museum, is the institution’s first curator of Latin American Art


Tate appoints associate curator of Latin American art

Cuauhtémoc Medina has nabbed the position, intended to broaden the Tate's sights beyond Europe and North America


A survey of Ten Latin American collectors

Unsurprisingly, most of these collections strongly represent the art of their own country


Christie’s sale loses a probable half million over withdrawn paintings found to be fakes

Experts proved just before last year’s auction in New York that at least six paintings were recent forgeries

Major Latin American art exhibition arrives in New York this month

This will be the largest show of modern Latin American art to be presented in the United States

The art of Forties America at the MoMA

Exploring the influence of immigrants and how the world moved on from the war