PINTA NY Announces 2013 Highlights, Sponsors & Partners

PINTA NY announces the highlights, sponsors, and partners for the seventh edition of The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show, taking place November 14-17, 2013 at 82MERCER in New York’s SoHo district.
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NEW YORK - Nov. 7, 2013 - PRLog -- PINTA NY announces the highlights, sponsors, and partners for the seventh edition of The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show, taking place November 14-17, 2013 at 82MERCER in New York’s SoHo district.


One week before PINTA NY 2013 opens to the public, visitors from around the globe can preview the fair on, the official online partner for this year's fair. The fair coverage on Artsy will launch on November 7th, serving as a dedicated online resource for visitors to browse exhibitors and works, explore editorial coverage, view fair highlights selected by art world insiders, and inquire about artworks remotely.


New for PINTA NY 2013 is a curated format with four new platforms and a team of internationally recognized curators. The curated platforms include: EMERGE, curated by Jose Roca (Bogota/London); VIDEO, curated by Octavio Zaya (New York/Boston/Leon); CENTRO, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud (New York/Miami); and NEXT, a joint project of PINTA’s full curatorial committee.


PINTA NY will present 60 international exhibitors, from 20 countries showcasing over 160 Modern and Contemporary artists from Central and South America, The Caribbean, and Europe. Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (Los Angeles) selected exhibitors for the Modern section of GALLERIES and Ian Cofre (New York) chose exhibitors for the Contemporary section.


Friday, November 15

11:00 a.m. Matias Duville: Alaska book release at The Drawing Center 35 Wooster Street, New York, NY, 10013

4:00 p.m. Oiticica-subterrânea with Victor Manuel Rodríguez (Curator and art historian, Bogota) and Irene Small (Princeton University, Princeton) PINTA Forum Lecture Hall, Ground Floor

5:00 p.m. Abstraction in Action launch with Cecilia Fajardo-Hill PINTA Editions, Second Floor

6:00 p.m. Oscar Niemeyer’s Legacy with Carlos Brillembourg (Columbia University, New York) PINTA Forum Lecture Hall, Ground Floor

Saturday, November 16

4:00 p.m. In Counter-time. New figures, new strategies with Mariangela Méndez (Independent curator and Professor at Universidad de los Andes, Bogota); Sharon Lerner (Curator of Contemporary Art at Museo de Arte - MALI, Lima); Paola Santoscoy (Director Museo El Eco, Mexico City); Moderated by Octavio Zaya (Independent curator, New York)

PINTA Forum Lecture Hall, Ground Floor

6:00 p.m. Cracking the Code: Artists books and other fictional histories with María Berrios (Editor, Vaticanochico, Santiago de Chile-London); Manuela Ribadaneira (Editor, Drawing Room Confessions, London); Moderated by Gabriela Rangel (Director of Visual Arts and curator at the Americas Society, New York) PINTA Forum Lecture Hall, Ground Floor

Sunday, November 17

4:00 p.m. New Institutional Spaces in Latin America with Speakers: Taiyana Pimentel (Director, Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros and La Tallera, Mexico City and Cuernavaca); José Roca (Director, Flora arts+natura, Bogota); Ana Rodríguez (Director, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo – CAC, Quito); Moderated by María del Carmen Carrión (ICI, New York) PINTA Forum Lecture Hall, Ground Floor


The Drawing Center |
PINTA NY has partnered with The Drawing Center to present the first U.S. publication of Argentinian artist Matias Duville’s new book Alaska. Duville’s project began in 2008 when he started producing prolific drawings of the state, which he has never visited, thus offering an imaginative view of the fabled region. At 11 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013, an event celebrating the release of Alaska will take place at The Drawing Center (35 Wooster Street, New York, NY, 10013).

Fundación PROA | Since its inauguration, Fundación Proa is one of the principal art institutions in the City of Buenos Aires, with an annual program of temporary exhibitions and the organization of seminars, courses, conferences, special projects, and concerts. Its program, focused on the promotion of the most important artistic movements of the 20th Century, includes diverse contemporary artistic expressions such as photography, video, design, and electronic music. As the underwriter of PINTA EDITIONS, a featured section devoted to the promotion of the editorial sector, Fundación Proa understood from the start the need to create a platform for disseminating the editorial profile of Latin American foundations committed to the contemporary visual and audiovisual arts.

Americas Society | Partnering to produce the PINTA FORUM series, The Americas Society is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue about culture and public policy in the Americas. Its mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social, and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter- American relationship.

FLORA ars+natura | FLORA ars+natura is a space for contemporary art in Bogotá, Colombia, that specializes in the relationship between art and nature. FLORA’s foci are: production through commissions and residencies, the circulation of the results, and education. FLORA, together with Arcos Dorados, sponsor of PINTA EMERGE, will select an artist from the emerging art platform to attend a onemonth residency in Colombia.

VAEA (Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts) | The mission of The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA) is to promote a deeper and richer understanding by Venezuelan citizens of U.S. culture, and by U.S. citizens of Venezuelan culture through the visual and performing arts. VAEA aims to do this by supporting and funding activities such as exhibitions, performance, publication, distribution and dissemination of works, and information regarding visual and performing arts in and of both countries. Additionally, VAEA provides funding and other support to individuals and organizations including domestic tax-exempt and foreign charitable organizations to support and conduct activities in furtherance of VAEA purposes. VAEA will have a booth at PINTA NY promoting Venezuelan culture through the presentation of select artists.

PINTA NY Exhibition Dates and Times:

Thursday, November 14 6pm – 9pm: By invitation only

Friday, November 15 12pm – 8pm

Saturday, November 16 12pm – 8pm

Sunday, November 17 12pm – 7pm

Location: 82MERCER 82 Mercer Street New York, NY 10012

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PINTA NY Contact: PINTA ART LLC | 1110 Brickell Avenue • Suite 800 | Miami, Florida 33131 • USA Ph +1 (305) 373-8110 • Fx +1 (305) 405-8748 |

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