The Armory Show is back in town this week, along with a cluster of additional fairs and events. Here’s a quick guide on where to find Cuban art during New York Art Week.
At the Armory Show…
Jack Shainman Gallery. Look for a new three-dimensional fish-hook painting, Island (Hypnosis), 2018, by Yoan Capote, making its debut at the Shainman stand. Booth 709.
Galerie Lelong. Ana Mendieta and Zilia Sánchez are among the artists featured in the gallery’s booth—Mendieta with work from her Silueta series, Sánchez with work from her Topología series. Booth 604.
Fredric Snitzer Gallery. Now celebrating its 40th year, the Miami gallery is bringing a boothful of Cuban artists to the show, including Carlos Alfonso, Alexandre Arrechea, Hernan Bas, María Martínez Cañas, Enrique Martínez Celaya, Tomás Esson, and Ernesto Oroza. Booth 909.
Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. The gallery’s presentation includes Changed Space, a 2016 sculpture by José Parlá.
Gary Nader Fine Art. The show’s “Insights” section focuses on 20th-century art, and that’s where you’ll find Gary Nader Fine Art’s display of work by Wifredo Lam. Booth 218, Insights.
Curatorial Leadership Summit. Artist and writer Coco Fusco and curator and former Walker Art Center director Olga Viso will anchor a day-long program with invited curators to explore and debate issues of cultural appropriation, censorship, and representation in the curatorial sphere. Chaired by Naomi Beckwith, curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, this year’s summit is the debut for this event at the Armory Show. March 9.
A few blocks south of the Armory Show at Pier 90, Volta presents solo projects by leading and emerging international artists.
Coates & Scarry. This London gallery—part of the team behind the recently opened Gallery 8 in New York’s Harlem neighborhood—is presenting work by the Camegüey-born Ariel Cabrera Montejo, who is also part of the group show at Gallery 8. Booth D8.
Pan American Art Projects. Abel Barroso is the solo artist here, in a selection of three-dimensional sculptures, collages, and prints. Booth B4.
For 2018, Scope returns to the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, with a VIP Platinum First View at 3 p.m. Thursday.
NG Art Gallery. The Panama City and Havana-based gallery returns with a lineup of Cuban artists, including Rafael Villares, Jorge Otero, Niels Reyes, Ariamna Contino, and Adrián Fernández. Booth 115.
Panel discussion. Juana Valdes joins fellow artists Nicole Doran and Clara Varas in a VIP Program panel discussion about the role of the female artist, feminist practice, and related issues.
Julie Saul Gallery. A couple of miles south of the Armory Show, see works by María Martínez-Cañas in this downtown design fair. Meanwhile, Transformative Structures, a show of recent work by Martínez-Cañas, is on view at the Julie Saul Gallery in Chelsea.