October 16, 2008 - Pinta - Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art
October 16, 2008

Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

Liliana Porter, The Enemy (detail), 2007.
Mixed media on canvas with assemblage.
39.5 x 34 x 5 inches
Courtesy of Hosfelt Gallery

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN ART
IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT PINTA

November 13 – 16, 2008
Metropolitan Pavilion,
125 West 18th Street, New York, NY
B. Altman Building,
135 West 18th St, New York, NY

www.pintaart.com

Fifty-five international art galleries will exhibit at PINTA, New York’s only modern and contemporary Latin American Art Fair, that will be held for the second consecutive year November 13 –16 at both the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street and the B. Altman Building, 135 West 18th St.

The success of last year’s’ fair has helped establish PINTA as one of the most important venues for Latin American art. Participating gallleries include: Adler & Conkright Fine Art, New York; Alberto Sendros, Buenos Aires; Alejandra von Hartz Fine Arts, Miami; Aina Nowack Gallery, Spain; Alfredo Ginocchio Arte Internacional, Mexico; Arevalo Arte – Galeria, Miami; Arte em Dobro, Rio de Janeiro; Arte x Arte, Buenos Aires; Barbara Thumm, Berlin; Berenice Arvani, Sao Paulo; Bolsa de Arte, Porto Alegre; Cecilia de Torres LTD, New York; Christopher Paschall Arte Contemporaneo, Bogota; Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid; Dot Fiftyone, Miami; Durban Segnini Gallery, Caracas – Miami; EDS Galeria, Mexico DF; Emma Molina, Monterrey; Entrearte, Bogota; Fernando Zubillaga, Caracas; Forum, Lima; Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo; Galeria Moro, Chile; GC Estudio de Arte, Buenos Aires; Habana, La Habana, Cuba; Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami; Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York / Faria Fábregas Galeria, Caracas; Hosfelt Gallery, New York – San Francisco; Isabel Aninat, Santiago de Chile; Josee Bienvenu, New York; Jorge Mara La Ruche, Buenos Aires; Kunsthaus, San Miguel de Allende – Miami; Latincollector, New York; La Carniceria Arte Actual, Caracas; La Cometa Galeria, Bogotá; La Estacion Arte Contemporaneo, Chihuahua; Leon Tovar, New York; Lyle O. Reitzel, Dominican Republic – Miami; Magnan Emrich Contemporary, New York; Mary Anne Martin, New York ; Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo; Nohra Haime, New York; Pablo Leon de la Barra, London; PanAmerican Art Projects, Dallas – Miami; Poligrafa, Madrid; Praxis International Art, New York; Revolver, Peru; RJ Fine Arts, Connecticut; Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires Sammer Gallery, Miami; Sextante, Bogota; Sicart, Barcelona; Tresart, Miami; Van Eyck, Buenos Aires; Y Gallery, New York; Zavaleta Lab / Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires.

This year, PINTA’s unique Museum Acquisition Program will make contributions to a main group of institutions in order to help them expand their collections of Latin American art. The invited museums include: Harvard Art Museum, El Museo del Barrio, New York, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), The Tate Modern, London, The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) and Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI).

PINTA 2008 will honor Peruvian artist Fernando Bryce. Bryce and art historian Miriam Basilio will officially start the PINTA festivities by participating in a conversation about authorship, historical legitimacy and the contradictions of modernity as a universal discourse on November 12 at 6:30 P.M. at the Americas Society (680 Park Avenue.)

The opening night reception by invitation only, will be held on Thursday, November 13 from 6:30 P.M. –10 P.M. at the Metropolitan Pavilion. PINTA will be open Friday, November 14 from 12 P.M. – 8 P.M., Saturday, November 15 from 12 P.M. – 8 P.M. and Sunday, November 16 from 12 P.M. – 7 P.M.

For more information about PINTA, visit the web site – www.pintaart.com

Contact:

Dan Schwartz/Adam Abdalla
Susan Grant Lewin Associates
212 / 947– 4557
dan@susangrantlewin.com
adam@susangrantlewin.com

Liana Perez – Public Relations Director
liana@pintaart.com 786 / 262–1112

Carolina Ledezma – Comunicaciones Latinoamericanas
Carolina@pintaart.com 347 / 901– 6641

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