Latin American Art and its Multiplicity. A review of the exhibition Conscientia by Rafaela Mendes Ferreira

‘Conscientia: Latin American Consciousness’ takes over the entirety of the Lloyds Club, a Grade II listed building with artworks that range from the 18th century to contemporary production. Curators Lavínia Freitas and Alicia Bastos embraced the challenge of displaying pieces within a wide time-frame in an accordingly emblematic building, with a selection that is underpinned by three main realms: spiritual, rational and emotional. These conceptual... Read More

Interview: Latin-American Art Collector Catherine Petitgas

Catherine Petitgas is a highly influential Latin-American art collector, Trustee of the Whitechapel Gallery and former director of Alma Gallery. With her husband Franck Petitgas, they have been involved for years with Tate’s Latin American Acquisition Committee and as Trustees. Catherine, who studied at Courtauld Institute of Art in London, has recently also launched a book on Brazilian Contemporary Art together with the curator Kiki Mazzucchelli,... Read More