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Top 5 Modern and Contemporary Art Exhibitions to go see in 2015

Posted on June - 30 - 2015

2015 has already proved to be a big year for Latin American artists (check out Latin American artists exhibiting their work at Art Basel, Basel here), and there is still more to come these upcoming months. Their influence on the global art dialogue is undeniable as proved by their international success at various exhibitions – here are our top 5 picks:

 

5.  Multifarious Abstraction: Open until the end of July, this group exhibition displays artwork by five Latin American Artists. It is curated by Scoop Art favorite Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, and explores various themes relating to the nature of abstraction through art.

 

Fabien Castanier Gallery (Culvery City, CA) June 20 – July 25

 

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Magdalena Atria “Septaria III”

Photo: Fabien Castanier Gallery 

4. “Made in Brasil” Rio de Janeiro: The first exhibition at this institution dedicated solely to Brazilian contemporary Art. It features work by Milton Machado and Vik Muniz, among others.

 

Daros Latinoamerica (Zurich, Switzerland) Open through August 9th, 2015


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Photo: The Latin American Art Journal

 

3. Doris Salcedo: Colombian-born Salcedo will be displaying her sculptures, both old and new at this exhibition.

 

Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY) June 26 – October 14

 

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Photo: Guggenheim 

2. La Donación León Ferrari: This exhibition features 72 drawings completed between 1964 and 2009, which have all been donated by the artist’s family. Ferrari’s work is a dialogue focused on his socio-political reality as well as the artistic and cultural environment he grew up in.  

 

Museum of Modern Art (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Open through August 9th, 2015

 

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Photo: Museo de Arte Moderno Buenos Aires 

1. Art Basel, Miami: No exhibition list would be complete without it. This year, the show is divided into 9 sectors and will feature work by seasoned artists and some newbies. 250 galleries and 70,000 visitors make this the cultural event of the year, be sure not to miss it!

(Miami Beach, FL) December 3 – 6, 2015

 

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Photo: Theredlist

By: Daniela Serra