The Illusive Eye: Op Art and the Americas in the 1960s


On View: January 20, 2015 – April 30, 2016

On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of MoMA’s The Responsive Eye, this exhibition presents a Latin American perspective that both celebrates and challenges the 1965 show. Illusive Eye reexamines the phenomenon of op art and geometrical abstraction. El Museo’s exhibition will feature works from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and Uruguay, as well as Europe and the United States.


Antonio Lopez: Art and Fashion


On View: May 25, 2016 – September 17, 2016

Fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez is the subject of a solo exhibition that features his drawings of many different kinds of garments, prototypes for fantasy shoes, his well-known instamatic photographs, portraits of various fashion world luminaries and archival photographs and various other objects. The artist’s daring exploration of race, gender and the body through fashion are key elements of the exhibition.