Tag : Museo del Barrio

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Ernesto Pujol in group show “Figure and Form: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection”, at El Museo del Barrio, New York

December 22, 2015 – December 4, 2016

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave.,
New York, NY 10029

This exhibition features a selection of recent acquisitions to El Museo’s permanent collection. It includes our most recent purchase, David Antonio Cruz’s Puerto Rican Pieta, a portrait of the artist and his mother, acquired thanks to a generous gift from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation. It is accompanied by another large-scale self-portrait by Alessandra Exposito, a gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, and a set of body cast sculptures by artist Rigoberto Torres (Puerto Rico), generously donated by artist and East Harlem resident John Ahearn. […] The artist is often present, as in a series of photographs by Ernesto Pujol.  […]  The exhibition highlights the importance and generosity of collectors, artists, foundations and other institutions in the growth and development of El Museo’s collection.

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El Museo del Barrio Biennial

June 12, 2013  to January 4, 2014

Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue(at 104)
New York
 

Four Cuban American artists are exhibiting at the Bienal – Pavel Acosta, Bernardo Navarro Tomas, Becky Franco and Alex Nuñez

Link:>>El diario de Cuba

LInk:>>New York Times

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El arte icónico de Jorge Rodríguez Gerada

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Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada nació en Santa Clara, Cuba en 1966. Su familia emigró a los EE.UU. en 1970. Jorge ha sido fundador de Artfux y trabajó con Cicada Corp Artists. Es conocido por su serie “identidades”, que comenzó a trabajar en 2002. Rodríguez-Gerada vive en New York y Barcelona.

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Rubén Torres Llorca

Arte Al Dia International Online

Wednesday March 31, 2010

Praxis International Art            by Julia P. Herzberg
So Quiet in Here was a memorable installation by Rubén Torres Llorca at El Museo del Barrio in New York in 1998. It was a parodic recreation of a historical account dating from Belgium’s colonial era that involved the Geographic Society of Brussels and an African family that was living inside the zoo in Brussels for a period of time before they quietly disappeared.

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