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 her assessment of Chile’s cultural climate, Alejandra Villasmil regrets that art is not adequately valued there as an agent of change and enrichment, yet also finds many examples in Santiago’s art scene of the beneficial effects of independence from official systems of support.
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
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
CUERNAVACA - There is a common tree here in Cuernavaca locally known as Tabachin (Delonix regia; also known as Poinciana or Flamboyant tree). This red flowering tree produces a long seed pod, one of which John Cage used as an instrument in his 1975 composition... More
In under three minutes, Rafael Romero outlines the lengthy 1886 voyage along the Orinoco River undertaken by explorer Jean Chaffanjon and artist Auguste Morisot. Morisot’s documentary sketches and photos create a retrospective travelogue. Watch Video