Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ


February 17 – May 23, 2010 The first exhibition to bring together South American and US geometric abstraction, Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s features more than 90 works by 70 artists from Argentina, Brazil, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. Constructive Spirit examines the connections, both conceptual and personal, among abstract artists, suggesting parallels that cut across time, national borders, and a range of media, including paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, […]

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia: Constructing Abstraction with Wood, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX


Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Planos de color con dos maderas superpuestas (Planes of Color with Two Superimposed Wood Pieces), 1928 Collection: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona September 24, 2009 – January 3, 2010 The exhibition will center chiefly on works from the 1920s to the 1940s, spanning the time from when Torres-Garcia lived in Spain, New York, Italy, and France, developing toys and the vocabulary for his wood constructions, to his eventual settlement in Uruguay as the […]

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Pinta: The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Fair, NYC

    View of Arevalo Arte’s booth at Pinta This weekend we visited the Pinta Art Fair in NYC, a compelling overview of modern and contemporary Latin American art including more than 50 galleries from North, South and Central America.   Highlights included booths by Arevalo Arte (Miami), Alejandra von Hartz Gallery (Miami), Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud (Sao Paolo), Galeria Nara Roesler (Sao Paolo), Durban Segnini (Caracas/Miami), GC Estudio de Arte (Buenos Aires), Sammer Gallery […]

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