Opening | “Under the same Sun: Art from Latin America Today”

(New York, USA)

Adriano Costa, Carla Zaccagnini, Erika Verzutti, Jonathas de Andrade, Runo Lagomarsino and Tamar Guimarães are currently on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum with the group exhibition “Under the same Sun: Art from Latin America Today”. After New York, the exhibition will travel to two additional venues.

Featuring nearly 50 works including installations, mixed-media works, paintings, photographs, sculptures, videos, and works on paper, “Under the Same Sun” surveys the most significant contemporary art practices in Latin America today. The artworks are organised according to the following themes: “Conceptualism and its legacies”, “Tropicologies”, “Political Activism”, “Modernism and its failures” and “Participation/Emancipation”.

The exhibition examines the diversity of today’s creative responses to complex shared realities, which have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress. Despite financial growth and increased stability in most of the continent over the past decade, it remains divided by social and ethnic differences and marked by political and economic shifts. León de la Barra’s exhibition presents artistic responses to the past and present that are inscribed within these contexts, and explores the possibility of the construction of alternative futures.

Featured artists: Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Carlos Amorales, Armando Andrade Tudela, Alexánder Apostol, Tania Bruguera, Luis Camnitzer, Mariana Castillo Deball, Alejandro Cesarco, Donna Conlon & Jonathan Harker, Adriano Costa, Minerva Cuevas, Jonathas de Andrade, Wilson Díaz, Juan Downey, Rafael Ferrer, Regina José Galindo, Marcio García Torres, Dominique González-Foerster, Tamar Guimarães, Federico Herrero, Alfrego Jaar, Claudia Joskwicz, Runo Lagomarsino, David Lamelas, Gilda Mantilla & Raimond Chaves, Marta Minujín, Carlos Motta, Ivan Navarro, Rivane Neuenschwander, Gabriel Orozco, Amalia Pica, Wilfredo Prieto, Paul Ramírez Jonas, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Gabriel Sierra, Javier Téllez, Erika Verzutti, Carla Zaccagnini

“Under the same Sun: Art from Latin America Today”
From 13th June to 1st October
Sun-Fri, 10am to 5.45pm; Saturdays from 10am to 7.45pm; closed on Thursdays

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
 (at 89th Street)

New York, NY

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