THE ILLUSIVE EYE: Op Art and the Americas in the 1960s
On View: January 20, 2016 – 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.
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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.
Detail of Carlos Cruz-Diez, Physichromie 321-B, Paris 1967, Cardboard, vynil paint and plastic inserts mounted on wood, 60,5 x 364 cm (23 5/8 x 143 3/8²), Colección Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenas Aires (MACBA)© Adagp, Paris 2015 | Detail of Antonio Lopez, Portrait: Angelo Colon, 1982, Pencil/watercolor on paper, 31 x 23 inches, [Ramos / Antonio:Three Decades of Fashion Illustration / London: Thames & Hudson, 1995 / p.160]