Featured Artist of the Week

Presencia del Ausente
1944
Oil on canvas

Carlos Mérida

Carlos Mérida was born in Guatemala in 1891. Mérida was born to a family from Quetzaltenango, boasting a Maya and Zapotec heritage which was often an inspiration in his art. He began studying music (his early passion) but became hearing-impaired due to illness. He then changed to the visual arts. He grew up in Quetzaltenango but upon graduating from high school in 1909 he moved in Guatemala City where he began to make contacts among the intelligentsia, including Jaime Sabartes (biographer of Pablo Picasso) and the painter Carlos Valenti. Mérida studied at the Instituto de Artes y Artesanias in Guatemala City. In 1910 he accompanied his friend Valenti to Paris, where he met Picasso. However just 4 months after arriving, Valenti shot himself dead, an event that greatly affected Mérida. After traveling through Europe, he returned to Guatemala in 1914 and had his first exhibition. In 1919 he moved to México and married Dalillla Gálvez (with whom he remained married until her death in ...

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Featured Events

Van Gogh to Rothko

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Venue: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art - Bentonville AR, US
Location: Bentonville, United States
Date: Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 To Monday, Jun 1, 2015

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Jesús Rafael Soto: Pénétrable de Chicago

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Venue: Art Institute Of Chicago
Location: IL, United States
Date: Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 To Sunday, Mar 8, 2015

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Álvaro Barrios, La leyenda del sueño. Revisión Restrospectiva

Exhibition

Venue: Museo De Arte Moderno De Medellín - MAMM
Location: Colombia
Date: Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 To Sunday, Mar 29, 2015

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La colección. 50 años, 50 obras maestras

Exhibition

Venue: Museo De Arte Moderno MAM - México D.F.
Location: México, DF, Mexico
Date: Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 To Sunday, May 24, 2015

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Selections from the Museum’s Collection: Modern and Contemporary Art

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Venue: Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (MFAH)
Location: Houston, United States
Date: Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 To Sunday, May 3, 2015

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El retorno de la serpiente Mathias Goeritz y la invención de la arquitectura emocional

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Venue: Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofía - Madrid
Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 To Monday, Apr 13, 2015

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Dos Mujeres: Diego Rivera’s Cubist Masterpiece

Exhibition

Venue: San Antonio Museum of Art - SAMA
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States
Date: Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 To Sunday, Mar 8, 2015

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El Circo, Fernando Botero

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Venue: Museo De Antioquia
Location: Colombia
Date: Monday, Feb 2, 2015 To Sunday, May 17, 2015

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Aún no

Exhibition

Venue: Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofía - Madrid
Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 To Monday, Jul 13, 2015

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Artworks

Mario Carreño
Mujer en la Ventana, (Woman by the Window)
1946
oil on canvas
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Edouard Duval-Carrié
The Burning Ho
2006
Mixed Media on paper
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Tomás Gómez Robledo
5 P.M.
2011
Acrylic on canvas
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Marcelo Jiménez Santos
Tortillas
2009
acrílico sobre lienzo
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Alexis W
Sin título
2002
Fotografía
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Luis Espiridion
Gato Felix
2010
Lost-wax bronze
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Francisco Valenzuela Durret
la frutera
2010
acrilico sobre tela
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Arnold Belkin
Corazon del Mundo
1969
Litografia, Firmada y Numerada
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