South America


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.

Art Gallery of Ontario/Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo/Terra Foundation for American Art
$1,251,717
Toronto, Canada/São Paulo, Brazil/Chicago, Illinois
2014

To support From Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic: Landscape Painting in the Americas, a collaborative project between the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; and the Terra Foundation. The exhibition examines landscape painting c. 1830–1930 in a pan-American context and features approximately 120 works of art. The exhibition is accompanied by a 300 page scholarly book, an exhibition website, and multiple programs at each venue. It can be seen at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; and the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo in 2015 and 2016.

Universidad Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)—Instituto de Artes
$25,000
Campinas, Brazil
2014

To support the conference “New Worlds: Frontiers, Inclusion, Utopias,” which brings together scholars from around the world to consider issues of global art history from the reference point of the Americas. The conference takes place on August 25, 2015, in Rio de Janeiro. The proceedings are being published in book form and posted on the Brazilian Committee of Art History’s website.

Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales – Universidad Nacional de San Martín
$31,900
Buenos Aires, Argentina
2012

To support two symposia on Latin American and U.S. photography up to 1970 at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, in 2012 and 2013. The events bring together specialists from Latin America and United States to generate dialogue and debate on issues related to photography and the visual arts.