On November 17th, 2010, we opened our “New York, New York” gallery show at Kitchen Habitat NYC. It was a great success! “New York, New York” as the title indicates, took the city as a unifying theme. Curator Sabrina Wirth, native New Yorker and life-long resident, chose the very personal theme, saying she has always [...]
The exhibition jumbles a huge range of propagandist photos, journalistic photos, and everyday portraits together into one show. Moreover, it displays the facets of the revolution that not everyone could see--the symbolic, the historical, and the sentimental. However, the absence of context was problematic for me.
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In collaboration with Macy’s, El Museo Del Barrio collaborated in setting up an exhibit titled “Around the Way”, which opened on September 23rd at 6pm. This was also an exhibit in celebration of Hispanic heritage month... The pieces range from painting, sculpture, to video works and explore themes of social and cultural bonds to the places where they were born or raised