New York Attracts International Art Lovers

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“The Swiss installation artist exhibits Urs Fischer at the new Museum and the Latin American El Museo del Barrio opened again for international art lovers there is in the Big Apple from October two new highlights: Marguerite de Ponty exhibition opened at the new Museum” of the Swiss installation artist Urs Fischer and El Museo del Barrio, a New York institution for Latin American art, is after a six-month renovation for visitors once again accessible. The exhibition by Urs Fischer opened on 28 October. It is the first time that the new museum dedicated to a single artist his entire exhibition area. The Swiss has already worked with unusual materials such as running wax or rotting vegetables for his expansive sculptures. His newest and previously most ambitious object is an installation of over 25,000 photographs and more than 12 tons of steel.

It is, like the entire exhibition of Marguerite de Ponty”, until January 31, 2010, at the new Museum. Urs Fischer was in 1973 in Zurich born and has his work already presented in several solo exhibitions in Europe, for example in the Kunsthaus Zurich, at the Centre Pompidou Paris or as part of the flick collection at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin. More information can be found under. El Museo del Barrio opens its doors on October 17 again. Goal of the renovation was to make the Museum in the immediate vicinity of the Central Park even more inviting and to create space for the permanent collection of the 6,500 works. Together with the reopening, El Museo celebrates its 40th anniversary. “The first exhibition in the new walls is called Nexus New York: Latin/American artists in the modern metropolis” and deals with in New York City-born Caribbean and Latin American artists who belonged to the avant-garde of the early 20th century.

The exhibition can be seen from 17 October 2009 to 28 February 2010. For more information see. New York and its five boroughs are a treasure trove for art lovers. By the street artist on the corner about small galleries with works by emerging artists up to world-famous collections such as the Museum of modern art. Information about New York City can be found german and in German at. Further press information and New York pictures under.