HUMBERTO MARQUEZ: HINDSIGHT

Humberto Márquez is an artist who is little known within the history of Mexican art of the second half of the twentieth century. From the 1950s when he started his career in through 1968, Márquez produced varied bodies of work that resonated with the creative experimentation that was taking place in the artistic sphere, both…

MEXICAN INFLUENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

Miguel Covarrubias also known as Jose Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud (November 22, 1904 — February 4, 1957) was a Mexican painter, caricaturist, illustrator, ethnologist and art historian. Young Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias appeared on the New York art scene in the 1920s, and his skill as a portrait artist and celebrity caricaturist quickly made him a…

TIME OF CHANGE — Lola Álvarez Bravo & Mariana Yampolsky

“The accumulated Mexican cultural heritage is revealed in intense and sublime characteristics in the photographic works of Lola Álvarez Bravo and Mariana Yampolsky, masters of the use of photography to express the human and visual sides of Mexican culture.” SPENCER THROCKMORTON Throckmorton Fine Art presents a visual dialogue between two master photographers whose attraction to Mexico’s…

OUTSIDER ARTIST MARTIN RAMIREZ

     Martín Ramírez…A Journey October 26 – December 2, 2017 Since Martín Ramírez’s work was first exhibited in 1952, he has been admired for his ability to construct a very singular visual language. His sophisticated compositions combine organic elements drawn from nature, representational conventions of topographic maps, and geometric and architectural forms with an…

MEXICAN MODERNISM

      Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 From the start of the Mexican Revolution to the aftermath of World War II, artists and intellectuals in Mexico were at the center of a great debate about their country’s destiny. The exhibition tells the story of this exhilarating period through a remarkable range of images….

MEXICAN ARTIST PIA CAMIL

    Pia Camil takes inspiration from urban and industrial forms, reinterpreting them as handmade objects that recode the artist’s relationship to the city and notions of public space. The Mexico City-based artist began by photographing her native city, particularly the billboards that compose the visual fabric of the environment. From these hand-colored photographs, she…

FLOR GARDUNO

The history of photography in Latin America is rich and diverse. The work of Latin American photographers often reflects the key historical, social, political, and aesthetic forces at work in the region. A variety of people and groups brought the photographic medium to Latin America in the 19th century: foreign invaders, such as the French…