State of the Art: Your Weekly Guide to NYC's Latino Art

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State of The Art is 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.


Sandra Cinto at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

Contemporary Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto has a solo exhibition of work at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery that opens this Thursday in Chelsea. Her previous show at Bonakdar Gallery recreated an innocent world seemingly imagined by a child prodigy — a world of elaborate forests seen through dreamy nightlights. I’m interested to see what environments she designs for us this show. The show will be on view until December 21.

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
521 West 21st Street
New York, NY 10011

Alicia Ehni : Mapping Stone

Catch a newly opened exhibit of sculptural work by Peruvian artist Alicia Ehni at Frederico Seve Gallery. The show includes Ehni’s compact and slighty cubist sculptures made from milky gradients of white marble, alabaster and resin. The series of sculptures are titled Panamerican Highway and allude to the wildly contrasting landscapes around the longest motorway in the world. You can see her sculptures and documentation of artistic process through November 30th.

Frederico Seve Gallery
37 West 57th Street, 4th Floor,
New York, NY 10019

SENSEI: The Exchange Series, 008: In The Fold, The Work of Juana Valdes

Juana Valdes is an artist of Cuban origin who uses her work to trigger social-political conversation and critique on contemporary issues. This show is part of a series of work on themes of memory and identity. The opening will be from 8 to 11pm on Thursday, October 24th.

Gallery Sensei
62 Kenmare Street
New York, NY 10012