Arts ~ Mário Pedrosa.

Mário Pedrosa was born in Pernambuco, Brasil. Pedrosa is recognised as one of Latin America’s favourable public intellectual critics regarding art, history and philosophy.

Often Mário’s work focused on Brazilian visual culture through the transition era. During the 1940s, it was a critical time for the modes of modernism and social realism. Eventually, this led to new and exciting trends within the world of arts.

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This Sunday 24 September, there is a 3pm talk titled: “Mário Pedrosa: On the Affective Nature of Form” at Whitney Museum in New York. The retrospective event will feature the Brazilian’s life and work. Also, there is a great exhibition, On the Affective Nature of Form on display at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid.

Whitney Museum Address: 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014. Hours: 10:30am-10pm. Tickets $8/$10.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Address: Calle de Santa Isabel, 52, 28012 Madrid, Spain. Hours: 10am-9pm. Tickets 10€/8€.

 

Travel ~ 33. Creative Colombia.

Capturing colourful moments made this wonderful country destination 33 out of 70 on my list. Travel is my favourite form of education.

Art ~ Latin American Flare

The concept of contemporary art is often questioned by many in New York.

Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today exhibition challenges creative approaches of artists to depict reality.

Imagine getting lost in the Latin color blend.
Imagine getting lost in the Latin color blend.

There are about 40 artists featured who convey cultural, social, economic and political aspects in their works. Themes of conceptualism, political activism, modern and participation are prominent within the pieces. Fifteen different Latin countries portray, development and progress throughout historical periods. It becomes clear that it’s possible to explore alternative creative thinking for the future.

The exhibition is open at the Solomon R. Gugghenheim Museum, located at 1071 Fifth Avenue by 89th St. until October 2014.