Frieze Art Fair Video - 12 May 2017

Part 2: Frieze Symposium on Latin American/Latino Art

To preview “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA”, Frieze presented a symposium in collaboration with the Getty and the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Participants included Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, co-curator of the touring exhibition “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985” (Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2017; Brooklyn Museum, New York, 2018); Dan Fox, co-editor of frieze magazine; Clara M. Kim, curator of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery’s exhibition “Learning from Latin America: Art, Architecture and Visions of Modernism” (2017-18); Chon Noriega, co-curator of the touring exhibition “Home–So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957” (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2017; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2017-18); Edward Sullivan, the Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; and artists featured in the exhibitions including Guillermo Kuitca, María Evelia Marmolejo and Clarissa Tossin.

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Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” is a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Supported by grants from the Getty Foundation, “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” takes place from Sep 2017 - Jan 2018, at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California, from Los Angeles to Palm Springs, and from San Diego to Santa Barbara. “Pacific Standard Time” is an initiative of the Getty.

Full program, Friday, May 5

9:15am: Panel 1: Keynote: Discussing Latin American and Latino Art


For this panel, the exhibition “Home-So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957” will serve as a lens to discuss the complex relationships between Latin American and Latino art.

 With Edward Sullivan (moderator), the Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; Deborah Cullen, Director and Chief Curator of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University; Guillermo Kuitca, featured artist; and Chon Noriega, Co-Curator of the touring exhibition "Home-So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957" (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2017; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2017-18).



10:30am: Panel 2: Exhibition Focus: “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985”

This exhibition will present the extraordinary contributions of women artists from Latin America and those of Latina and Chicana descent in the U.S., who were working from 1960-1985, when there was a radical experimentation in art and activism in the women's rights movement. The touring exhibition will be presented at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, in September 2017, and the Brooklyn Museum, New York, in 2018. 

With Rocío Aranda-Alvarado (moderator), Senior Curator, El Museo del Barrio; Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Co-Curator of the exhibition; María Evelia Marmolejo, featured artist; and Sylvia Palacios Whitman, featured artist.



11:30am: Panel 3: Exhibition Focus: “Learning from Latin America: Art, Architecture and Visions of Modernism”


This exhibition at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 2017-18, will feature the work of 30 contemporary artists from Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela, among other countries, who have engaged with the history of modernist architecture in Latin America. 

With Dan Fox (moderator), Co-Editor of frieze magazine; Jonathas de Andrade, featured artist; Clara M. Kim, Curator of the exhibition; and Clarissa Tossin, featured artist.