Celebración de Arte Latino Americano!
Join the Latin American Art Alliance for an amazing evening of contemporary, cutting-edge Latin American Art by artists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela being showcased in one of the world’s most renowned collections: “Order, Chaos and the Space Between.”
Former & Current Members, Free | Non-Members, $10
May 26 – October 7, 2012
Artists from around the world have long utilized paper in their work, either as a support for drawings, prints and watercolors; a subject of a work of art; or, as a creative material for three-dimensional work. Paper! explores all of these subjects and more.
The Politics of Place: Latin American Photography, Past and Present
August 4- December 2, 2012
Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, artists from Latin America have embraced photography as a means to capture their surroundings, document episodes of social injustice and political upheaval, and construct images of national identity.
Marta María Pérez Bravo (Cuba 1959)
No zozobra la barca de su vida (The Lifeboat Does Not Capsize), 1995
Gelatin Silver Print
17 x 12 inches
The Judy and Sidney Zuber Collection of Latin American Photography
Film Screening: Cine Latino Film Festival at Phoenix Art Museum
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Phoenix Art Museum has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Oscars) and the Latin American Art Alliance to sponsor a Latin American Film Festival at the Museum, a program called Cine Latino that we hope will become an annual event.
Film Screening: Los Olvidados (Mexico, 1950)
October 12, 2012, 7 pm
To accompany The Politics of Place, on October 12th the Latin American Art Alliance is hosting a rare screening of Mexican filmmaker Luis Buñuel’s film Los Olvidados (The Young and the Damned), a cinematic masterpiece that will be shown in 35mm print.
Artist Talk: Milagros de la Torre (Peru, 1965)
November 28, 2012 7 pm, Singer Hall
In collaboration with INFOCUS, the Latin American Art Alliance presents a lecture by Peruvian photographer Milagros de la Torre, whose work is featured in The Politics of Place. Many of De la Torres’ haunting images reference political violence in countries like Mexico and Peru, although never explicitly.