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


On View: Nov. 18, 2015 – March 19, 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: April 13 – June 18, 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.


BY ANY ALL:  100 Curators, 100 Artists


On View: July 12 – Sept. 17, 2016

Upending the idea of the biennial, El Museo invites 100 curators to pick a living Latino artist of their choice for this highly-anticipated survey of the state of contemporary art.