January 11 | Condo expands to São Paulo with a new model
As the art world adjusts to new models of producing and promoting art, Condo announces a brand new installment, this time in São Paulo. In other news, six international museums will benefit from a major collection of Latin American art.
Condo expands to São Paulo with a new model
As Condo’s third London edition is about to open on January 13 — bringing together 46 international galleries — founder Vanessa Carlos has announced the launch of a Brazilian edition of the event.
The São Paulo edition of the gallery-share model — already successful in London, and New York, and set to inaugurate in Mexico City and Shanghai this year — will be called “Condo Unit” and will see a single gallery, (Jaqueline Martins) hosting six fellow galleries. Jaqueline Martins is developing the project with Carlos and Stefan Benchoam of Proyectos Ultravioleta (Guatemala City). Jaqueline Martins is also participating in the upcoming London edition of Condo, and will be hosted by König gallery. More via artnet.
A major donation of Latin American art for six international museums
The Collection Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) has announced that it has donated some 200 works by 91 Latin American artists to six international museums: New York’s Museum of Modern Art, (MoMA) the Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin, the Museo de Arte Moderno Buenos Aires (MAMBA), the Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI) and the Bronx Museum of the Arts. More via The Art Newspaper.
Amalia Pica, Venn Diagrams (Under the Spotlight) (2011), promised gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through the Latin American and Caribbean Fund Courtesy of MoMA
A duo of curators for the 11th Taipei Biennial
The Taipei Fine Arts Museum has announced that Wu Mali and Francesco Manacorda will be co-curators of the 11th edition of the Taipei Biennial, organized from November 17 through March 10, 2019. Wu is an artist and curator, whose work often addresses environmental and ecological concerns. Manacorda is the artistic director of the V-A-C Foundation in Venice, and was responsible for curating the New Zealand pavilion at the 52nd and 53rd Biennale.
For Ping Lin, director of Taipei Fine Arts Museum, the biennial aims to “rethink the role of humanity, question the meaning of art, and extend the focal point to the resilience of our fragile world. . .exploring the ways humankind can survive in the current age.” Read more via ArtForum.
Mali Wu and Francesco Manacorda, curators of the 2018 Taipei Biennial. Photo: Taipei Fine Arts Museum.