Posts Tagged ‘contemporary’

Gego (Gertrude Goldschmidt), one of the most important artists of the Venezuelan constructivist movement, was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1912 and moved to Venezuela in 1939. During her first decades in Caracas she worked as an architect and designer of furniture, and taught architecture at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas. In the […]

El grito II / The Cry II, 1983, oil on canvas, (detail of triptych, 41 5/16 x 68 15/1 in.),Collection of Fundacion Guayasamín Beginning Saturday, April 18, Of Rage and Redemption: The Art of Oswaldo Guayasamin, will be on view at MOLAA. This traveling exhibition will make its final national stop at the museum. Heralded […]

I’ve come across links to info I thought you’d all enjoy. Happy reading! *Interesting interview with art dealer, Ramis Barquet, who is respected and well-known in the Latin American and international art scene. *Want to find out who is impacting the current contemporary Mexican art scene? Read about some of Mexico’s brightest artists in this […]

Rufino Tamayo, Troubadour, 1945 Rufino Tamayo’s, Troubadour recently sold at Christie’s for $7.2 million, breaking the $5.6 million record that had been held by fellow Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. This goes to prove that Latin American contemporary art continues to be of growing importance throughout the art world. Check out the story: Tamayo painting sets […]

Currently on view are Wifredo Lam in North America and Carlos Luna: El Gran Mambo. Lam is the first Cuban to be recognized as a master among the mid-20th century modern artists, while Luna is a contemporary rising star. Both artists share a Cuban nationalism in their art which is filled with the rhythms of […]

MOLAA, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF), has been screening a different Latin American film the second Thursday of each month, and will continue to do so through 2009 as part of the Charter Latino Film Series. However, due to a private reception, this month’s film, Los Zafiros (The Sapphires) […]

This is the first official Museum of Latin American Art’s post! Check in with us often to read about the latest goings on here at the museum, to get behind the scenes info and to read interviews with curators and artists. If you’ve never visited us before take a look at this video, we hope […]