The exhibition, Shattered Glass: Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carillo Gil Collection, "treats New Yorkers to an exclusive look into Post-Revolution artworks that touches upon identity, life, death, and the history of Mexico," writes AS/COA's Susan Segal for The Huffington Post. Join Americas Society for this exciting show, closing December 18.
Watch a video of Guest Student Curators Bertha Aguilar, Alejandra Olvera, and Sandra Zetina alongside Professor Déborah Dorotinsky as they discuss the process of putting together the exhibition. The three curators also give a tour of selected pieces in the exhibition.
Dr. Thomas D. Dillehay, a distinguished professor of anthropology at Vanderbilt University and Professor Extroardinaire at the Universidad de Chile, talks with AS/COA Online about the objects featured in Moon Tears: Mapuche Art and Cosmology from the Domeyko Cassel Collection—the current exhibition featured at the Americas Society.
The Colleción Fortabat opened in Buenos Aires on October 22, with the landmark inauguration welcoming the public to view the private collection of Maria Amalian Lacroze de Fortabat in a 6,000-square meter building designed by architect Rafael Viñoly.
One of the finest exponents of Latin American Kinetic and Op art, the Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez is a legend among contemporaries such as Jesus Soto and Alejandro Otero. In 2008, the Americas Society orchestrated Cruz-Diez's first solo exhibition in the United States, for which Carlos Cruz Diez: InFormed by Color is the exhibition catalogue—the first comprehensive publication in English devoted to the artist.