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Christie’s Auctioning Rare Picasso Piece “Visage Tourmente”

A total of 172 ceramic works and etchings by Spanish master Pablo Picasso will go on the auction block on June 18 in London, Christie's said Monday. continue reading »

The Met Re-Opens European Gallery With New Space For Spanish Art

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has reopened its European paintings galleries after a two-year renovation, giving a privileged space to Spanish masters Velazquez, El Greco and Goya. continue reading »

Cuban Artist Brings Love to New York Exhibit

New York City’s Times Square has welcomed Cuban artist Esterio Segura’s installation "Adiós mi amor" (Goodbye My Love) since March as part of an arts’ initiative to introduce the multitude of Times Square tourists to contemporary art. continue reading »

Rare Velazquez Painting Being Shown in U.S. for First Time

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art presented Monday Diego Velazquez's Portrait of Francesco I d'Este, one of the Spanish artist's most significant works and which is being shown for the first time in the United States. continue reading »

Contemporary Artist Juliáo Sarmento Brings His Art to Mexico

Contemporary artist Juliáo Sarmento is bringing his art to an exhibit in Mexico for the first time. Sarmento will bring 50 of his pieces to Mexico City. continue reading »

Barcelona Celebrates Picasso Museum’s 50th Anniversary

Barcelona's Picasso Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an exhibition of the Spanish master's work and documents belonging to Jaume Sabartes, personal secretary and friend to the artist, and the moving force behind the museum. continue reading »

Researchers Recreate Daily Life in Mayan City of Palenque

Mexican researchers have reconstructed the political, economic, religious and cultural life of the ancient Mayan capital of Palenque on the basis of inscriptions left behind by its governing caste, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Prado Sends 100 Piece Art Exhibition to Houston Museum

An exhibition of 100 masterpieces from Spain's Prado Museum opened Sunday at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, or MFAH, giving visitors a look at the evolution of Spanish painting from the 16th century to the 19th century. continue reading »

Reserva de la Familia Showcases Mexican Artist Ricardo Pinto’s Work

Every year, Jose Cuervo and Tequila Reserva de la Familia offer famous Mexican artists the opportunity to create original artwork for its packaging. Each Reserva de la Familia box is made of wood and features the artwork of renowned Mexican artists. continue reading »

LatAm Artists Anguiano, Siqueiros, Tamayo Sell Paintings at Mexican Auction

Paintings by Raul Anguiano, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Rufino Tamayo sold here for a combined $1.2 million in scoring the three top bids at Casa Morton's auction of Latin American art. continue reading »

Spanish Photographer’s Photo of Bolivian Mennonite Wins Taylor Wessing Prize

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 has been awarded to Jordi Ruiz Cirera, 28, for a photograph of a 26-year-old woman from Bolivia - who was reluctant to sit for the camera. continue reading »

Latino Pair Plead Guilty to Stealing $3 Million Matisse Painting

Pedro Antonio Marcuello Guzman, 46, and Maria Martha Elisa Ornelas Lazo, 50, of Mexico City pleaded guilty to transporting and selling stolen art. continue reading »

Latino Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead With Art Exhibition

An art gallery in Los Angeles on Thursday opened an exhibit of works by Latino artists on the subject of the Day of the Dead, a celebration that was brought to the United States by Hispanic immigrants. continue reading »

Chilean Photographer Captures Detroit’s Struggle Over Last 20 Years

The place Chilean-born photographer Camilo Vergara calls home when he visits Detroit is a 1920s office building with a mattress on the floor and expansive views of a city that is wounded, but fighting to reinvent itself. continue reading »

Influential Mexican-American Artist Gilbert ‘Magú’ Luján Dies at 70.

His witty, humorous art works evoking a magically exuberant Mexican-American experience was in museums, as well as the Hollywood and Vine subway station. continue reading »

Shakira and Boyfriend of 11 Years Antonio de la Rua Break Up

Spanish newspaper El Pais broke the news just a few hours before the Colombian singer published the following statement on her twitter page: continue reading »