Luisa Fuentes Garza shows us San Salvador whose current art scene has rewoven the broken threads of the city's disastrous past into a strong cultural present. Collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and socially relevant efforts find their home and audiences in the resignified spaces of San Salvador’s ruins and empty lots, private apartments and public streets, subversive publications and independent art schools.
For each work in the Colección Cisneros there are countless stories waiting to be unearthed. Follow art detective Javier Rivero as he tackles the mystery behind 4 enigmatic watercolors from the 19th Century.
One of the questions we are most often asked at the CPPC is about where the collection may be seen. Now you can see the location of our artworks on the interactive map we’ve developed to help you follow the collection as it travels the globe! More
As a medium that depicts space in time, film is particularly suited to characterizing landscape as an entity existing in the past, present and future. José Miguel Palacios looks at two examples of film from auteur Patricio Guzmán that highlight the multivalent identities of landscape as territory, cartography, art, and an archive for the secrets of the world. More
In a booming Latin American art world where speculation tends to be predominantly financial, Lucas Ospina offers a different kind of speculative view as he considers art’s future in the face of the successes and failures of the middle class. More
SANTIAGO - The absence of a culture that values the visual arts as a tool for social change and intellectual enrichment has been, in the case of Chile, both a hindrance on artistic development itself as much as a driving force behind new and creative ways of thinking... More
THE BRONX - The Bronx has a rich, diverse, and productive artistic community, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a commercial gallery in the borough. Community groups, including artists and arts organizations, who rebuilt the Bronx from the inside out have played a critical role... More