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From Your Collection: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Voices

December 6, 2023—March 24, 2024

In an era in which individuals may live and work in multiple locations, often outside their native country, we may ask if it remains relevant to think in regional terms. This question is essential, as many artists prefer not to carry a national banner, but instead consider themselves actors engaged in a universal dialogue. 

From Your Collection: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Voices features a selection of paintings, works on paper, photographs, and sculptures that have been donated to, or purchased by, the Neuberger Museum of Art over the last decade. Many of these works tie to global contemporary debates, while also referencing specific realities through a variety of voices in order to better understand the global nature of the world we live in, and explore the multiple voices at the base of fruitful contemporary debates that challenge it.

The exhibition showcases the work of fifteen leading artists from across the Americas, including: Engels the Artist (Haiti-US), Henry Bermudez (Venezuela-US), Leda Catunda (Brazil), Arturo Duclos (Chile), Carlos Garaicoa (Cuba-Spain), Ignacio Iturria (Uruguay), Alfredo Jaar (Chile-US), Nicolás de Jesús (Mexico), María Martínez-Cañas (Cuba-US), Marta María Pérez Bravo (Cuba-US), Dulce Pinzón (Mexico-Quebec), Betsabeé Romero (Mexico), Gerardo Suter (Argentina-Mexico), Julian Trigo (Argentina), and Eugenia Vargas (Chile-US). These artists are all still actively producing works today.

From Your Collection: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Voices is organized by the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY, and curated by Patrice Giasson, Alex Gordon Curator for the Art of the Americas. The project ties both to the curricular work being done by colleagues across the Purchase College campus in the Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies as well as the recent federal designation of Purchase College as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Generous support for this exhibition is provided by the Alex Gordon Estate.