Welcome to Remezcla’s weekly guide to Latino 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.
Escape through the Looking Glass
This show is all about the experience of making art. At the event put on by The Escape Artists’ Collective you will meet 12 artists showcasing the different processes of their personal art-making. This will be live art creation in the form of wood-burning, typography, copper sculpting, culinary artistry and more. Previously profiled artist Dizmology will be part of the show as well as painter and muralist Giannina Gutierrez and many other talented folks. The live art expo opening will be this Wednesday from 5 to 9pm, but if you can’t make the event you can visit the space all week from 2 to 7pm. There will also be a second live art closing event March 30th from 5 to 9pm.
El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109
215 E 99th St,
New York, NY
A Certain Urge Toward Turmoil
Seven artists from Mexico, Chile, Spain, and the U.S. come together to create a show that disrupts accepted notions of political and social conditions. Artist Cynthia Gutiérrez creates sculptures of headless chickens, while artist Nuria Güell critiques aggressive military recruitment tactics, and Joaquin Segura whitewashes slogans on banners from Mexican protesters. Other artists in the show are Chloë Bass, George Scheer, Avelino Sala, and Manuela Viera-Gallo.
Stop by the opening this Thursday March 24th from 6 to 8pm.
EFA Project Space
The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
323 West 39th Street, Fl 2
New Yor, NY
Venezuela Mi Corazon
Venezolana architect and artist Osmeli Delgado, who recently had a studio visit with MOMA PS1, is having a show at chashama gallery. In her past work she has sculpted human hearts out of different materials, including leather, clay, needles, and paper. In this body of work there will be a combination of 2D works, as well as sculpture, that give an homage to her homeland of Venezuela. RSVP for the opening this Thursday March 24th from 5 to 8pm.
266 West 37th Street (between 7th and 8th ave.)
New York, NY