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On the MAP: Marianna Castillo Deball Challenges Art History, Around the World with Poklong Anading, and Tania Bruguera Returns to the US

Mariana Castillo Deball working on Uncomfortable Objects, 2012. Photo: Katalin Deér, courtesy Mariana Castillo Deball
Mariana Castillo Deball working on Uncomfortable Objects, 2012. Photo: Katalin Deér, courtesy Mariana Castillo Deball

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share a video about the complex practice of artist Marianna Castillo Deball, as well as news about artists Poklong Anading and Tania Bruguera. More

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A Brief Introduction to Gilberto Freyre’s Tropicology Seminars

Breve introdução aos Seminários de Tropicologia de Gilberto Freyre

One of Gilberto Freyre’s tropicology seminars. Photo: Courtesy Fundação Gilberto Freyre
One of Gilberto Freyre’s tropicology seminars. Photo: Courtesy Fundação Gilberto Freyre

Cristiana Tejo explores sociologist Gilberto Freyre’s pivotal tropicology seminars, first held in 1966 and still taking place even after his death in 1987, in which the author rehabilitated such problematic terms as tropicalization and Brazilianization. More

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On the MAP: Carlos Motta’s America, Pablo León de la Barra’s Projects, and a Festival Curated by Sara Raza

Video still: Nisma Zaman/Matt Stanton Productions
Video still: Nisma Zaman/Matt Stanton Productions

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share a video interview with artist Carlos Motta; we explore Pablo León de la Barra’s recent projects; and we take a look at the Baku Public Art Festival, organized this year by Sara Raza. More

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On the MAP: Art in Cuba, Exploring the Havana Biennial, and Engaging with the Guggenheim's Storylines Exhibition

Video still: Nisma Zaman/Matt Stanton Productions
Video still: Nisma Zaman/Matt Stanton Productions

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share insights from artists and curators on Cuba and the Havana Biennial, and we take a look at MAP artists participating in the Guggenheim’s upcoming exhibition Storylines. More