From Brooklyn Heights to Coney Island, Esperanza Mayobre presents a panorama of Brooklyn’s diversity, glimpsed in the varied contents of its 99¢ stores, and its density, perforated by its many parks. Brooklyn’s authentic cuisine might be Polish or Mexican or Kosher, and its soundscape can be anything from Lou Reed to Italian TV—or possibly, the song of whales. More
Nineteenth-century German artist Ferdinand Bellermann encountered a sublime landscape and ruined his shoes in Venezuela, as we know from the copious notes he took and the many pictures he made during his journeys.
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
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
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