NYC: Three Can’t-Miss Latino Art Exhibits This Week

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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.


Uptown Bounce

A little arts party will take place this Wednesday on Museo’s patio where folklorist Elena Martinez from the organization City Lore that promotes and advocates the preservation of New York’s cultural heritage will be speaking about the links between art and music. DJ duo D’Marquesina will provide the tunes in the cafe where there will be video projections by Erika Harrsh, Leo Castañeda and Geraldo Mercado. There will also be sidewalk art by Murcielagos Fumando Collective. This will be the first of three installments of the Uptown Bounce party kicking off this Wednesday, July 30th, from 6 to 9 pm. The City Museum will also be hosting music by DJ Tony Touch and conga player Chico Cruz. Break up your work week with a little arts and culture at Museo this Wednesday!

Museo del Barrio
1230 5th avenue
New York, NY 10029

Some Artists’ Artists

A group of 23 international artists were chosen to exhibit in a group show ‘Some Artists’ Artists’ at Marian Goodman Gallery. Various artists of renown chose the collection including notable artists Gabriel Orozco and Adrián Villar Rojas. Latin American artists Mariana Telleria from Argentina, Abraham Cruzvillegas from Mexico and Wilfredo Prieto from Cuba will be showing their work. The show will give the audience a varied assortment of international ideas being paid attention to by established artists. The show is up through August 22nd.

Marian Goodman Gallery
24 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019

Alternate Urban Realities by Jose Rios

It’s the last week to see Puerto Rican artist Jose Rios at the Bronx Library Center. His show ‘Alternate Urban Realities’ is a collection of found objects, prints, and masks. He considers himself a “folk artist” considering his usage of natural materials and found objects. It will be on view until Thursday July 31st.

Bronx Library Center
Heritage Gallery 4th floor
310 East Kingsbridge Road (at Briggs Avenue)
Bronx, NY 10458