Exhibitions
Program
2017

12.01.2017– 02.12.2018

Alexander Apóstol
Alexander Apóstol
Salida de los obreros al museo

Opening: Thursday, November 30, 7:00 PM
Curators: Agustín Pérez Rubio and Diana Wechsler
Gallery 1, Level 1

Un proyecto expositivo que propone una discusión abierta y colectiva sobre las relaciones entre arte y política, a partir de una reelaboración contemporánea del manifiesto "Tucumán arde".

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11.03.2017— 02.19.2018

Modern Mexico
Avant-Garde and Revolution

Curators: Victoria Giraudo (MALBA), Sharon Jazzan and Ariadna Patiño Guadarrama (MUNAL)
Gallery 5, Level 2 and Gallery 3, Level 1

México Moderno. Vanguardia y Revolución traces the development of the various modernist esthetic proposals that took place in the first half of the 20th century in Mexico. The survey comprises a group of 180 representative pieces by the major masters of the period: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Leonora Carrington, among others.

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08.10— 10.09.2017

Mirtha Dermisache
Because I write!

Curator Agustín Pérez Rubio
Gallery 3, Level 1

This exhibition revolves around the work of Argentine artist Mirtha Dermisache (Buenos Aires, 1940-2012), from her first book produced in 1967 to her final pieces produced in the 2000s.

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07.14— 10.09.2017

Diane Arbus
In the Beginning

Opening: July 13rd, 7PM
Curator: Jeff L. Rosenheim
Gallery 5, Level 2

This is the first exhibition of the work of Diane Arbus (New York, 1923-1971), one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, ever held in Argentina.

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07.14— 11.13.2017 

Ximena Garrido-Lecca
Native States

Curator: Lucrecia Palacios
Gallery 1. Level -1

The exhibition is a project designed specifically for the museum's Gallery 1; it records the process whereby industrialized copper recovers its original form as "native copper," i.e. the form in which the mineral may be found in its natural state before it is extracted.

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24.3 —
24.3.2017

General Idea
Fin de siècle

Un gran paisaje glaciar romántico –construido a partir de cientos de capas de telgopor– con tres pequeñas focas blancas, ubicadas en un no-tiempo o tiempo mítico, basado en el óleo El mar de hielo (1823), del pintor romántico alemán C.D. Friedrich.

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03.24— 06.25.2017

General Idea
Broken Time

Curator: Agustín Pérez Rubio
Gallery 5, Level 2; Gallery 3, Level 1 

Over the course of its twenty-five years of existence (1969-1994), the group produced a large body of groundbreaking works on an array of supports and in a variety of formats. It is still a point of reference for new generations of artists around the world.

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03.10— 07.02.2017

Gastón Pérsico
La música es mi casa

Curator: Mariano Mayer
Gallery 1, Level -1

The exhibition is an exercise in translation between media that crosses references between discotheques and concrete poetry, between the body and its absence and language.

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03.10.2017— 02.19.2018

Exhibitions
Program 2017

The program includes seven exhibitions.

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10.14.2016— 02.17.2017

Alicia Penalba
Sculptress

Curator: Victoria Giraudo
Gallery 3. Level 1 + Esplanade

This event is the first solo exhibition of artist Alicia Penalba (San Pedro, Buenos Aires, 1913–Landes, France, 1982) ever held in a museum in Argentina. It will include a selection of her abstract sculptures from different series (totemic, winged, monumental, and petits works).

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10.14.2016— 02.19.2017

Carlos Motta
Requiem

Opening: Thursday, October 13, 7PM
Curator: Agustín Pérez Rubio
Gallery 1. Level -1

In his works, Carlos Motta (Bogotá, Colombia, 1978) interrogates political and social history and proposes counter-narratives that recognize the voices of social groups, identities, and communities that have been silenced by the dominant power.

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25.11.2016— 26.02.2017

Antropofagia y modernidad
Arte brasileño en la Colección Fadel

Curadora: Victoria Giraudo
Sala 5. Nivel 2
Inauguración: jueves 24 de noviembre, 19:00

Se presenta una selección de alrededor de 130 obras del siglo XX, representativas de los diferentes movimientos modernos ligados a la construcción cultural de Brasil.

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Malba collection

Verboamérica

Curators: Andrea Giunta and Agustín Pérez Rubio

In the framework of the celebration of the 15th anniversary of MALBA’s founding, the museum presents Verboamérica, a new exhibition of its permanent collection, curated by historian and researcher Andrea Giunta and by the museum’s artistic director, Agustín Pérez Rubio.

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