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Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind at Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

February 4 – May 14, 2014

Reception: March 17th, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

The reception will include a special performance by artist Carmelita Tropicana

Lehman College Art Gallery
250 Bedford Park
Boulevard West
Bronx, N.Y. 10468

Alejandro Aguilera, Jairo Alfonso, Alexandre Arrechea, Tania Bruguera, María Magdalena Campos Pons, Yoán Capote, Los Carpinteros, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Christian Curiel, Alessandra Expósito, Teresita Fernández, Carlos Garaicoa, Anthony Goicolea, María Elena González, Armando Guiller, Luis Mallo, María Martínez Cañas, Abelardo Morel, Gean Moreno & Ernesto Oroza, Glexis Novoa, Geandy Pavón, Emilio Pérez, Javier Piñón, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas, Andrés Serrano, & Katarina Wong.

Video program: Juan Carlos Alom, Allora and Calzadilla, Humberto Díaz, Felipe Dulzaides, Luis Gárciga, Tony Labat, Glenda León, and Ana Olema.

Co-curated by Yuneikys Villalonga and Susan Hoeltzel and includes a related Cuban video art program organized by guest curator Meykén Barreto. A series of special programs is conducted by guest curator Elvis Fuentes.

RELATED EVENTS

Panel: In A Material World: Cubans Discuss Their America, moderated by Elvis Fuentes – March 18, 2014 – 6pm
Talk and Tastings: Cuban Cuisine, by a Havana Central Restaurant Chef – May 14, 2014 – 1pm

 

 

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Cuban Americans – Our America: The Latino Presence In American Art – Smithsonian Museum

October 25, 2013 – March 2, 2013

 

American Art Museum
8th And F Street NW
Washington DC
 

An exhibition opening next month at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” will highlight a chapter of art history that remains a secret to far too many Americans.

Since joining the Smithsonian in 2010, E. Carmen Ramos, the curator of Latino art at the American Art Museum, has had an ambitious mandate: to strengthen our holdings of Latino art and present that collection in a fresh way. “Our America,” which she curated, will display the results of that quest so far. It will include 92 works (by 72 artists), fully 63 of which have been acquired since 2011.

This exhibit is well represented by Cuban American Artists including Luis Cruz Azaceta, Maria Brito, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Teresita Fernandez, Ana Mendieta, Abelardo Morell, Maria Martinez-Cañas, Arturo Rodriguez, Emilio Sanchez, and Rafael Soriano.

link:>>Smithsonian Art Museum

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Cuban Forever: Contemporary Cuban Art at The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

September 7th, 2013 – June 30, 2014

 

Pizzuti Collection
632 North Park Street,
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Cuban Forever features the diverse, rich, beautiful and compelling contemporary art of Cuba.

The Pizzuti Collection, a new contemporary non-profit art space in Columbus, Ohio, opens with an exhibition of the most significant contemporary cuban artists on September 7, 2013

Established by Ron and Ann Pizzuti, the collection celebrates over 40 years of discovering and collecting internationally recognized and emerging artists from around the world and its mission is to foster cultural understanding and educational exchange, particularly as it relates to underrepresented voices from around the world. The Collection is a non-profit organization that presents temporary exhibitions of contemporary art from the collection of Ron and Ann Pizzuti.

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Teresita Fernandez – Hong Kong

September 12 – November 9, 2013

Lehmann Maupin Gallery
Pedder Building
12 Pedder Street
Central, Hong Kong
 

Lehmann Maupin is honored to open it’s fall season in Hong Kong with the first solo show in China of acclaimed American artist Teresita Fernández, whose conceptual, experiential works are often characterized by an interest in perception and the psychology of looking.

 

Link:>>Yareah Magazine

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Teresita Fernandez SFMOMA

July to October 27, 2013

Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art

SFMOMA  at the Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
 
“Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art,” on view at the Contemporary Jewish Museum through Oct. 27, is the first major off-site collaboration for the SFMOMA while its expansion is underway.

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Teresita Fernández: 2013 Aspen Award for Art

The Aspen Art Museum is proud to announce the selection of renowned contemporary artist Teresita Fernández as the recipient of the museum’s 2013 Aspen Award for Art. The award will be presented on Friday, August 2, 2013, during the museum’s 9th annual ArtCrushsummer benefit gala. The Aspen Award for Art is given each year to an artist who has made a significant contribution to the field of contemporary art.

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The Miami Art Fairs

December 6 – 9, 2012

This is the biggest week end for Art in Miami. More than 1,000 galleries will participate in more than 20 fairs.  There will be a good representation of Cuban American Artists. The biggest and oldest of these fairs is:

Art Basel
1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach

Galleries exhibiting Cuban American Artists at Art Basel are:

Lehman Maupin –  Teresita Fernandez

Lisson Gallery- Allora & Calzadilla, Carmen Herrera

Fredric Snitzer – Jose Bedia, Maria Martinez-Cañãs, Cristina Lei-Rodriguez

Lehman Gallery – Ana Mendieta

Rhona Hoffman Gallery- Luis Gispert

 

LInk:>>Art collecting.com

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Teresita Fernandez

September 12 – October 20, 2012

Lehmann Maupin Gallery
201 Chrystie Street
New York, NY

In her fifth solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Teresita Fernández creates works that evoke the dramatic and universal experience of looking at the night sky. The exhibition consists of a single, large-scale installation built on site in the soaring double-height space of the Chrystie Street gallery. Made up of thousands of translucent, colored layers of polycarbonate, the hovering form becomes like sculptural painting, filtering the natural light in the space to create a color field reminiscent of the aurora borealis.

Link>>ArtInfo

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Art Basel Switzerland

June 13 – 17, 2012

Basel, Switzerland

In Switzerland, nearly $2 billion worth of art from 300 top-tier international galleries is up for sale this week. Richter, Calder, Twombly and Hirst are among the big-names with big price tags lining booths at Art Basel, the world’s biggest and oldest modern and contemporary art fair.

Included in the big-names with big price tags are some artists of Cuban origin exhibited by important galleries from the US and Europe including Ana Mendieta, Teresita Fernandez, Carmen Herrera, and Allora and Calzadilla among others.

Click on Read more below to visit online catalogue.

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Teresita Fernandez exhibits in Singapore

January 11 to February 11, 2012

SINGAPORE.- Lehmann Maupin Gallery presents Lehmann Maupin Gallery at STPI: Featuring the work of Ashley Bickerton, Lee Bul, Teresita Fernández and Do Ho Suh on view 11 January – 11 February 2012 at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI).

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Teresita Fernández appointed to U.S. Commission on Fine Arts

September 16, 2011 (New York) — President Barack Obama has appointed Teresita Fernández, a MacArthur Award winning visual artist, to serve on the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, a federal panel that advises the President, Congress and governmental agencies on national matters of design and aesthetics. Fernández lives and works in New York and is represented by Lehmann Maupin Gallery.

Members of the arts panel play a key role in shaping Washington’s architecture by approving the site and design of national memorials and museums; advise the U.S. Mint on the design of coins and medals; and administer the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs program, which benefits non-profit cultural entities that provide arts programming in Washington. Seven commissioners appointed by the President serve four-year terms.

Past members have included architects, landscape architects and artists, including Daniel Chester French who sculpted the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial and landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., whose projects include the National Mall, Jefferson Memorial and the White House grounds.

Lehmann Maupin Gallery website

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Teresita Fernández: NIGHT WRITING at Singapore Tyler Print Institute

September 22 – October 29, 2011

American artist, Teresita Fernández, is recognised for her sublime sculptures and installations responding to nature. Her works aim to create an intimate experience, with viewers playing a pivotal role in completing the works’ meaning and visual significance.

Artist webpage at Lehmann Maupin

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Teresita Fernandez Exhibition: “Amethyst Cinema” at La Galerie Pfriem | Rue Saint-Trophime, Lacoste, FRANCE

Jul. 02 – Sep. 03, 2011

Galerie Pfriem at SCAD Lacoste

Rue Saint-Trophime
84480 Lacoste, France

The SCAD exhibitions department presents a site-specific sculpture by acclaimed artist Teresita Fernández. A continuation of her “Eruption” series and inspired in part by the surroundings of Provence, this work engages the viewer in an active exploration of surface and space. Nuances reveal themselves in her alluring use of materials-in this case a vast plane covered in glass beads that shimmer and reflect the painted surface just beneath. In a subtle yet evocative experience, gallery visitors become immersed in a field of color, form and texture suggestive of topography and natural phenomena.

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Teresita Fernández, Hernan Bas, at Art Basel with Lehmann Maupin Gallery – Basel, Switzerland

June 15-19, 2011

Messe Basel, Messeplatz,
4005 Basel, Switzerland.
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Teresita Fernández in REVEALED – Turner Contemporary, England

April 16 – September 4, 2011

Turner Contemporary

Rendezvous
Margate
Kent
CT9 1HG ENGLAND

Our opening exhibition brings together work by the visionary British painter JMW Turner and six contemporary artists.

We welcome visitors to the new gallery to see fantastic art works and spectacular spaces. The exhibition explores imagination, discovery, wonder and creativity. This spirit has also guided the building of the gallery from an idea into reality.

Revealed will also include two works by Teresita Fernández: Sfumato (September 18) (2009) uses pieces of graphite and drawing on the wall to depict a rising cloud of smoke, while the floor piece Eruption (2005) represents the mouth of a volcano as seen from above.

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Teresita Fernández – Focus

Fort Worth, TX

April 17 to June 19, 2011

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street,
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Sculptor Teresita Fernández creates work in response to nature. Reminiscent of clouds, rainstorms, waterfalls, and stars in the night sky, Fernández’s mercurial forms shimmer, float, and undulate before our eyes. The artist is interested in generating an intimate experience with each of her installations. As she has put it, “What I’m after is a lingering, ephemeral engagement. Slow, quiet, and with enough depth kinesthetically to be recalled by the viewer after the work is no longer in front of them.”

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