South America


Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo
$128,230
São Paulo, Brazil
2021

To support “Art Across the Americas: Professorship, Interdisciplinary Workshop, and Conference,” co-organized by the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo (MAC USP), the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), the Institute of Philosophy and Humanities of the University of Campinas (IFCH – UNICAMP), and the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo. The program spans three years; each year includes a semester-long graduate student seminar, a workshop, and a conference that addresses one of the following major themes: Indigenous Art in the United States; African American Art; and Immigration and Art in the United States.

Fundação de Apoio à Universidade Federal de São Paulo
$25,000
São Paulo, Brazil
2020

To support the 35th Comite International d’Histoire de I’Art World Congress, which aims to describe, reflect upon, and analyze different forms of migration in a concrete, historiographical, and theoretical way. Held at the Goethe Institut in São Paulo, the Congress is composed of 12 thematic sessions, one of which is a special session titled “Migration in the Americas” where fifteen invited speakers reflect on the transit and exchange of artists, theories, methods, objects, artistic techniques, and so forth, across the Americas.

Museu de Arte de São Paulo
$100,000
São Paulo, Brazil
2020

To support Senga Nengudi, the first solo exhibition in Latin America that focuses on the work of Senga Nengudi, an artist who for some 50 years crafted an oeuvre that inhabits a unique place between sculpture, dance, installation, and performance. The exhibition includes a large series of her iconic R.S.V.P sculptures, exhibited for the first time since 1976. A Portuguese-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Universidad de Los Andes
$25,000
Bogotá, Colombia
2019

To support “Landscape Art of the Americas: Sites of Human Intervention across the Nineteenth Century,” a three-day program examining landscape art of the Americas produced in the long nineteenth century. Considering landscapes from across the Western Hemisphere, the program explores themes such as Indigenous sites, deforestation and ecology, ports and commerce, modern technology, and women intervening in the land.

Museu de Arte de São Paulo
$75,000
São Paulo, Brazil
2019

To support Picture Gallery in Transformation: MCA Chicago at MASP, which is part of a series to bring works of art by non-Brazilian artists from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s collection to MASP for integration into the exhibition displays of MASP’s own collection.

Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín
$150,000
Medellín, Colombia
2019

To support Dan Flavin. Light and Space, an exhibition that presents 18 of Flavin’s fluorescent- tube artworks, made between 1963 and 1974. Together, these works trace the evolution of the artist’s developing interests in this commercially produced medium. A catalogue in Spanish and English accompanies the exhibition.

Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo
$84,670
São Paulo, Brazil
2018

To support Atelier 17: Gravura Moderna nas Américas / Atelier 17: Modern Printmaking in the Americas, an exhibition produced in collaboration with TFAA. This exhibition of approximately 60 prints drawn from the collections of MAC-USP and TFAA, with key loans from select US collections, examines the influence of artist and printmaker Stanley William Hayter on the evolution of printmaking in the United States and Brazil during the first half of the 20th century. A bilingual catalogue in English and Portuguese accompanies the exhibition.

Instituto MESA
$20,000
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2018

To support “Flipping Pop”, a seminar held in conjunction with the 50th anniversaries of two key moments in postwar Brazilian art. This seminar, hosted by the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP), considers both American Pop Art and Brazilian vanguard practices, focusing on the popular, political, and cultural contexts to shed new light on how American art was interpreted and used by Brazilian artists, critics, and activists in their work.

Museu de Arte de São Paulo
$150,000
São Paulo, Brazil
2018

To support Afro-Atlantic Histories, co-organized by MASP and Instituto Tomie Ohtake, and presented simultaneously at both venues to mark the 130th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Brazil. The exhibition highlights paintings that explore the sometimes under-recognized and often divided history of one of the greatest forced population migrations in world history. US art from the 19th and 20th centuries will play a role in the exploration of the legacy of slavery in the Western Hemisphere. A bilingual catalogue in Portuguese and English accompanies the exhibition.

Museo de Arte de Lima
$250,000
Lima, Peru
2010

To support the 2009–2010 exhibition Gordon Matta-Clark: Undoing Spaces at the Museo de Arte de Lima and the Paço Imperial (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). The comprehensive overview introduces Latin American audiences to the work of American artist Gordon Matta-Clark. Photographic and film documentation of his iconic “building cuts” are presented alongside drawings, sketches, and written materials.