Image: Michael Alan’s “The Living Installation”

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Remezcla’s weekly guide to Latin art openings in your city each week. Mingle with art admirers, collectors and casual passersby to check out these new works. And don’t forget to grab a free glass of wine…or three.

 
 
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Source Material: Touch and Talk

Museo is hosting a happy hour with the artists Tamara Kostianovsky and Luis Stephenberg who will speak about their work as artists. Both artists have work in the Open With Care exhibit currently up at Museo. Kostianovsky is the artist showing gigantic slabs of hanging meat that are actually fluffy textile material and Puerto Rican artist Stephenberg has a watercolor skull collage mixed media drawing. There will also be a workshop with the public art collective BroLab. The talk and art workshop is Wednesday June 18th from 6 to 9pm

El Café @El Museo
1230 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029

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Palabra

The artists Rubin, Sek3, Iena Cruz, Beau Stanton, El Sol 25, S. Rose and Michael Alan have created installation art work for a show at Succulent studios. This Saturday, June 21st beginning at 7pm is the closing party for this show that will present “The Living Installation,” a freaky art happening by Michael Alan. In this live art happening, 9 models will act out personal interpretations of Alice in Wonderland atop cubes while Alan adorns them with paint, fabrics and different materials as if they were sculptures. It shall be interesting.

Succulent Studios
67 West St. rm 522
Greenpoint Brooklyn 11222
 

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Ruben Natal -San Miguel: NYC: Concrete Jungle

There are only a few more days to see the show of Ruben Natal-San Miguel’s photography at the Washington Heights branch of NYPL. His photographs show the remnants of street life and cultural pockets across the five boroughs of New York City that have now been heavily gentrified. Classic bodegas, beauty sessions on the stoop and many striking portraits that show the vast variance in New Yorkers. The show closes June 20th so check it out before Saturday!

Washington Heights Branch/NYPL
1000 St. Nicholas Avenue @ 160th Street
New York, NY 10033