El Museo del Barrio

El Museo del Barrio El Museo del Barrio is the United States' First Latino and Latin American Arts Museum El Museo del Barrio, New York’s leading Latino cultural institution, welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultures.

Their richness is represented in El Museo’s wide-ranging collections and exhibitions, complemented by film, literary, visual and performing arts series, cultural celebrations, and educational programs. A dynamic artistic, cultural, and community gathering place, El Museo is a center of cultural pride on New York’s Museum Mile.

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Join our efforts to preserve and present Latinx art and culture by making a gift today! Your contribution will help us c...
06/29/2021

Join our efforts to preserve and present Latinx art and culture by making a gift today! Your contribution will help us champion the diverse work of Latinx artists, portray the complexities of the Latino experiences, and prolong El Museo's dynamic bilingual education and public programs, including El Museo en tu Casa, to visitors of all backgrounds. Visit, elmuseo.org/el-museo-fund/
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Visitors viewing, Vincent Valdez's, "The Strangest Fruit" on view at El Museo del Barrio as part of ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 | 📸 Courtesy of Michael Palma Mir #elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #elmuseofund #donate

Join our efforts to preserve and present Latinx art and culture by making a gift today! Your contribution will help us champion the diverse work of Latinx artists, portray the complexities of the Latino experiences, and prolong El Museo's dynamic bilingual education and public programs, including El Museo en tu Casa, to visitors of all backgrounds. Visit, elmuseo.org/el-museo-fund/
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Visitors viewing, Vincent Valdez's, "The Strangest Fruit" on view at El Museo del Barrio as part of ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 | 📸 Courtesy of Michael Palma Mir #elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #elmuseofund #donate

06/25/2021

Enjoy this clip, presented by our friends at the New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) at a past edition of the Festival, entitled "El Hombre de la Musica" by Director Alberto Mejia. The short is based on his father's admiration and love for music. For more content be sure to check out their YouTube channel at, New York Latino Film Festival NYLFF.
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#elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #latinx #contentcreator #latino #films #nylff #latinxfilms #latinxcontent #CeliaCruz #Pacheco #LuizPerez

Be sure to check out #LATRIENAL curators Rodrigo Moura, Elia Alba, and Susanna Temkin in the Brooklyn Rail's June 2021 i...
06/24/2021

Be sure to check out #LATRIENAL curators Rodrigo Moura, Elia Alba, and Susanna Temkin in the Brooklyn Rail's June 2021 issue where they ask contributors to respond: What is possible now that wasn’t possible before?
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Featuring contributions from Dominique Duroseau, Lizania Cruz, Michael Menchaca, Juana Valdés, Bernardo Mosqueira, Candida Alvarez, Carolina Caycedo, Serubiri Moses, Olga Viso, June Canedo, Josh T. Franco, Herb Tam, Alana Hernandez, Carla Acevedo-Yates, and Isabel Casso, submissions range from drawings to short essays that uncover a wide range of issues—from digital access in the Zoom age to police demilitarization.
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Now available online! To read more, visit brooklynrail.org/2021/06/criticspage ! | 📸 Courtesy of Juana Valdés #elmuseo #estamosbien #latrienal #BrooklynRail #June2021

Be sure to check out #LATRIENAL curators Rodrigo Moura, Elia Alba, and Susanna Temkin in the Brooklyn Rail's June 2021 issue where they ask contributors to respond: What is possible now that wasn’t possible before?
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Featuring contributions from Dominique Duroseau, Lizania Cruz, Michael Menchaca, Juana Valdés, Bernardo Mosqueira, Candida Alvarez, Carolina Caycedo, Serubiri Moses, Olga Viso, June Canedo, Josh T. Franco, Herb Tam, Alana Hernandez, Carla Acevedo-Yates, and Isabel Casso, submissions range from drawings to short essays that uncover a wide range of issues—from digital access in the Zoom age to police demilitarization.
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Now available online! To read more, visit brooklynrail.org/2021/06/criticspage ! | 📸 Courtesy of Juana Valdés #elmuseo #estamosbien #latrienal #BrooklynRail #June2021

06/23/2021
La Trienal Talks – FORM

With their works installed within the same gallery as part of ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21, artists Eddie R. Aparicio, Yanira Collado, and Manuela González bring their artistic dialogue to life in a conversation moderated by El Museo’s Chief Curator, Rodrigo Moura. Centered on ideas of form and abstraction, the talk will examine the infusion of vernacular, indigenous, and other non-Eurocentric visual codes in these artists’ interdisciplinary practices, processes, and materials.
ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21 is made possible by The Jacques & Natasha Gelman Foundation. Leadership support is provided by The Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Commissioned works are made possible by Tony Bechara. Major funding is provided by Morgan Stanley and The Lenore G. Tawney Foundation. Generous funding is provided by The Cowles Charitable Trust and La Trienal Council: Craig Robins and Jackie Soffer, Estrellita and Daniel Brodsky and The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation at The Miami Foundation. Additional support is provided by The El Museo Fund.

Utilizing an intersectional approach to Latinx, we invite you to explore ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 featuring more ...
06/23/2021

Utilizing an intersectional approach to Latinx, we invite you to explore ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 featuring more than 40 Latinx artists from across the United States and Puerto Rico representing a diversity of generations, genders, ethnic, and racial backgrounds. Reserve your timed tickets TODAY! Visit, elmuseo.org
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Visitor viewing, Justin Favela's, "Plátanos Amarillos, After Francisco Manuel Oller y Cestero" and Luis Flores, “Estamos Bien?" on view at El Museo del Barrio as part of ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 | 📸 Courtesy of Michael Palma Mir #elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #estamosbien #latrienal #arte #latinxart

Utilizing an intersectional approach to Latinx, we invite you to explore ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 featuring more than 40 Latinx artists from across the United States and Puerto Rico representing a diversity of generations, genders, ethnic, and racial backgrounds. Reserve your timed tickets TODAY! Visit, elmuseo.org
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Visitor viewing, Justin Favela's, "Plátanos Amarillos, After Francisco Manuel Oller y Cestero" and Luis Flores, “Estamos Bien?" on view at El Museo del Barrio as part of ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 | 📸 Courtesy of Michael Palma Mir #elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #estamosbien #latrienal #arte #latinxart

06/21/2021

#ARTE | #LaTrienal artists @poncilicreacion are coming to El Barrio! Join us at El Museo on June 26th at 3pm for the culmination of their poetic protest beginning at @lamarquetaretona at 1pm. More details below!
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“Podemos Hacer Algo [We Can Do Something]” is a poetic protest and statement of the power of an individual’s creativity in the fight against injustice and inequality. Held throughout the streets of East Harlem, Poncili Creacion will bring an angry multitude of their own creation to protest against the injustice of minorities all over the world, focusing on Puerto Rico and its current issues. The protest will end in a performance at El Museo del Barrio at 3pm. “Podemos Hacer Algo” is a sequel to “Somos Podemxs [We Can],” commissioned by El Museo del Barrio in 2020 as an online project as part of ESTAMOS BIEN: La Trienal 20/21.
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In collaboration with @lamarquetaretona @larespuesta_santurce | 🎥 (clip) from ‘Somxs Podemos by artists Poncilí Creacion. Courtesy of the artists. #poet #protest #puertorico #march #puppets #performance

#VIRTUALTOURS We invite students (K-12 and College), and private groups to experience a unique selection of virtual, int...
06/21/2021

#VIRTUALTOURS We invite students (K-12 and College), and private groups to experience a unique selection of virtual, interactive remote-learning programs, led by El Museo's educators, based on our exhibitions, cultural celebrations, and El Barrio. Virtual Tours currently available include: Popular Painters & Other Visionaries, ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 and more! Book your virtual tour with us TODAY! For more info, visit elmuseo.org/group-visits/
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Want to see it now? Check out 'Popular Painters and Other Visionaries' ONLINE now! To explore, visit elmuseo.org
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🎨 Gregorio Marzán, Águila grande, c.1970s, Collection of El Museo del Barrio #elmuseo #PopularPainters #virtualtours #education #arte

#VIRTUALTOURS We invite students (K-12 and College), and private groups to experience a unique selection of virtual, interactive remote-learning programs, led by El Museo's educators, based on our exhibitions, cultural celebrations, and El Barrio. Virtual Tours currently available include: Popular Painters & Other Visionaries, ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL 20/21 and more! Book your virtual tour with us TODAY! For more info, visit elmuseo.org/group-visits/
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Want to see it now? Check out 'Popular Painters and Other Visionaries' ONLINE now! To explore, visit elmuseo.org
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🎨 Gregorio Marzán, Águila grande, c.1970s, Collection of El Museo del Barrio #elmuseo #PopularPainters #virtualtours #education #arte

#ELBARRIO - Felicidades to all 2021 graduates! A highlight from our virtual gallery, ‘Mi Barrio: Memories of Home,’ in p...
06/18/2021

#ELBARRIO - Felicidades to all 2021 graduates! A highlight from our virtual gallery, ‘Mi Barrio: Memories of Home,’ in partnership with Nuevayorkinos. For more images and stories, visit elmuseo.org/nuevayorkinos/
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“Esther aka Ceci on her graduation from middle school to high school. She was nervous and excited to begin high school. We celebrated at the bar/restaurant Christopher’s right there on 2nd Avenue where my mother, her eldest sister worked as a bartender. It was a celebration that lasted all day and into the night.”
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“Esther, también conocida como Ceci, en su graduación de la escuela secundaria. Estaba nerviosa y emocionada por comenzar la escuela secundaria. Celebramos en el bar / restaurante Christopher, justo en la Segunda Avenida, donde mi madre, su hermana mayor, trabajaba como camarera. Fue una celebración que duró todo el día y hasta la noche.”
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📸 Esther “Ceci” on the day of her middle school graduation, East 106th Street and 2nd Avenue, c. 1977. Submitted by Anisha Blanés-Kall #elmuseoentucasa #legacy #barrio #eastharlem

#ELBARRIO - Felicidades to all 2021 graduates! A highlight from our virtual gallery, ‘Mi Barrio: Memories of Home,’ in partnership with Nuevayorkinos. For more images and stories, visit elmuseo.org/nuevayorkinos/
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“Esther aka Ceci on her graduation from middle school to high school. She was nervous and excited to begin high school. We celebrated at the bar/restaurant Christopher’s right there on 2nd Avenue where my mother, her eldest sister worked as a bartender. It was a celebration that lasted all day and into the night.”
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“Esther, también conocida como Ceci, en su graduación de la escuela secundaria. Estaba nerviosa y emocionada por comenzar la escuela secundaria. Celebramos en el bar / restaurante Christopher, justo en la Segunda Avenida, donde mi madre, su hermana mayor, trabajaba como camarera. Fue una celebración que duró todo el día y hasta la noche.”
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📸 Esther “Ceci” on the day of her middle school graduation, East 106th Street and 2nd Avenue, c. 1977. Submitted by Anisha Blanés-Kall #elmuseoentucasa #legacy #barrio #eastharlem

El Museo del Barrio is proud to announce an $8 million gift from philanthropist, author and activist MacKenzie Scott, ma...
06/16/2021

El Museo del Barrio is proud to announce an $8 million gift from philanthropist, author and activist MacKenzie Scott, marking the largest single gift received in the Museum's history. Recognized as one of 286 high-impact organizations in categories and communities that have been historically underfunded and overlooked, the transformative grant will support the Museum's work to uphold its mission and provide long-term stability for the legacy institution--the first museum in the country committed to celebrating Latinx and Caribbean art and culture.
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"This monumental gift represents a significant recognition of the historical and cultural contributions of more than 60 million Latinxs in this country, and of the mission and legacy of El Museo del Barrio. For more than 50 years, the Museum has been dedicated to this inspiring community, and artists who have made El Museo their home. We are inspired by the generosity of MacKenzie Scott and her team and honored to continue expanding and advancing the artistic and cultural legacy of Latinxs. Pa'lante!," said Patrick Charpenel, Executive Director, El Museo del Barrio.
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📸 Visitor viewing Joey Terrill's, "Just What Is It About Today's Homos That Makes Them So Different, So Appealing?” (Detail) c. 2009-2011, Photo Courtesy of Michael Palma Mir #elmuseoentucasa #thankyou #gracias #arte #support

El Museo del Barrio is proud to announce an $8 million gift from philanthropist, author and activist MacKenzie Scott, marking the largest single gift received in the Museum's history. Recognized as one of 286 high-impact organizations in categories and communities that have been historically underfunded and overlooked, the transformative grant will support the Museum's work to uphold its mission and provide long-term stability for the legacy institution--the first museum in the country committed to celebrating Latinx and Caribbean art and culture.
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"This monumental gift represents a significant recognition of the historical and cultural contributions of more than 60 million Latinxs in this country, and of the mission and legacy of El Museo del Barrio. For more than 50 years, the Museum has been dedicated to this inspiring community, and artists who have made El Museo their home. We are inspired by the generosity of MacKenzie Scott and her team and honored to continue expanding and advancing the artistic and cultural legacy of Latinxs. Pa'lante!," said Patrick Charpenel, Executive Director, El Museo del Barrio.
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📸 Visitor viewing Joey Terrill's, "Just What Is It About Today's Homos That Makes Them So Different, So Appealing?” (Detail) c. 2009-2011, Photo Courtesy of Michael Palma Mir #elmuseoentucasa #thankyou #gracias #arte #support

#LATRIENAL With their works installed within the same gallery as part of ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21, artists Eddie ...
06/16/2021

#LATRIENAL With their works installed within the same gallery as part of ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21, artists Eddie R. Aparicio, Yanira Collado, and Manuela González bring their artistic dialogue to life in a conversation moderated by El Museo’s Chief Curator, Rodrigo Moura. Centered on ideas of form and abstraction, the talk will examine the infusion of vernacular, indigenous, and other non-Eurocentric visual codes in these artists’ interdisciplinary practices, processes, and materials.

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INFO: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 6pm - 7pm. To RSVP, visit elmuseo.org | 📸 Installation view of "ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21" at El Museo del Barrio, New York. Curated by Rodrigo Moura, Susanna V. Temkin, and Elia Alba. On view from March 13 – September 26, 2021. (Left to Right): Manuela González, Eddie R. Aparicio (hanging center), and Yanira Collado. Photographer: Martin Seck. Courtesy of El Museo del Barrio #elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #estamosbien #latrienal

#LATRIENAL With their works installed within the same gallery as part of ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21, artists Eddie R. Aparicio, Yanira Collado, and Manuela González bring their artistic dialogue to life in a conversation moderated by El Museo’s Chief Curator, Rodrigo Moura. Centered on ideas of form and abstraction, the talk will examine the infusion of vernacular, indigenous, and other non-Eurocentric visual codes in these artists’ interdisciplinary practices, processes, and materials.

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INFO: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 6pm - 7pm. To RSVP, visit elmuseo.org | 📸 Installation view of "ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21" at El Museo del Barrio, New York. Curated by Rodrigo Moura, Susanna V. Temkin, and Elia Alba. On view from March 13 – September 26, 2021. (Left to Right): Manuela González, Eddie R. Aparicio (hanging center), and Yanira Collado. Photographer: Martin Seck. Courtesy of El Museo del Barrio #elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #estamosbien #latrienal

El Museo del Barrio is going to Brooklyn! In celebration of Afro-Caribbean joy and resilience, join us for our first in-...
06/14/2021

El Museo del Barrio is going to Brooklyn! In celebration of Afro-Caribbean joy and resilience, join us for our first in-person Super Sabado, featuring roller-skating presented by Club Butter Roll; an art-making workshop for families inspired by ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL 20/21 ; and music by DJ’s Nina Vicious, Ultraviolet, and Bembona. Skate rentals will be provided by Skaterobics on a first come, first serve basis. In collaboration with El Puente and Hope Community Garden.
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INFO: Saturday, June 19, 2021, 2pm - 6pm at 422 Central Ave., Brooklyn NY. For more information and to RSVP, visit elmuseo.org #elmuseo #Juneteenth #rollerskating #fun #arte #community
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📸 Courtesy of Mario Ruben

El Museo del Barrio is honored to host this year’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade symbolic ceremony featuring a live p...
06/13/2021

El Museo del Barrio is honored to host this year’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade symbolic ceremony featuring a live performance by BombaYo and La BRUJA. See Recording below via IG Live.

06/11/2021
Around the Block with Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez

In celebration of the historical and cultural legacy of Puerto Ricans in New York City, enjoy this El Barrio highlight, featuring the iconic mural "Dos Alas" in honor of Puerto Rican activist and nationalist, Pedro Albizu Campo, and Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara. Artist and museum educator, Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez @feegz173 shares with us the history of the mural and its subjects, located on 105th Street between Second and Third Avenue.
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INFO: To learn more about El Barrio, visit elmuseo.org/el-barrio/ | 🎥 courtesy of Daveston Jeffers #elmuseoentucasa #elmuseo #elbarrio #aroundtheblock #PuertoRico #puertoricandayparade

Last month, during our first in-person Sabado Famliar at El Museo we hosted an art-making workshop inspired by the color...
06/10/2021

Last month, during our first in-person Sabado Famliar at El Museo we hosted an art-making workshop inspired by the colors of El Museo's current exhibition, ESTAMOS BIEN - LA TRIENAL. Artist Naomi Lawrence (special thanks to Flo and Asha Lawrence) with the help of museum visitors created a beautiful crochet piece wrapped around a tree directly in front of El Museo. Be sure to swing by to check it out ❤️
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📸 Courtesy of Michael Palma Mir and Naomi Lawrence #elmuseo #sabadofamiliar #communityproject #workingtogether

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FLOR MARIA BOUHOT (Colombian, b.1949) Eva and Mephisto (from Genesis to Faust) From The Lover's Series Signed and dated 'Bouhot 87' (front, center-right side) Acrylic on canvas 44 5/8 x 66 1/2 in. / 113.34 x 168.91 cms. Painted in 1987 Private Collection, New York https://www.academia.edu/39287974/LOS_COLORES_del_DESEO_FLOR_MAR%C3%8DA_BOUHOT_CATALOGO
Here is my poster promoting strong solidarity between Boricua both in La Isla and in Nueva York. Both populations have been greatly tested and shaken through the pandemic and the political scene of the previous 4 years. This work was my result of attending El Museo’s online zoom class with Adrian “Viajero” Roman.?
FLOR MARIA BOUHOT (n.1949) Máscaras y Torito, 1996 Óleo sobre lienzo 1.66 x 162 cms / 65.35 x 63.77 pulg. Firmado Bouhot’96 (Recto, costado inferior derecho) De la Serie Carnaval Colección de la Artista, Guadalajara (México) https://www.academia.edu/39287974/LOS_COLORES_del_DESEO_FLOR_MAR%C3%8DA_BOUHOT_CATALOGO
💀 🌼 🕯Created ofrendas out of the top of Pizza boxes with Clara on Sunday for Dia De Los Mu***os. Today my daught had to draw a picture of a special item and she choose her alter. ❤️✝️🥮
I have tried to send an email. I LOVE New York. I am glad the Museum of Latin Harlem is going on. I read the announcement and wanted to support, from the distance.
The Museo should break ties with the Unanue family. They support a President that has been detrimental to Latinos and constantly sends racist messages attacking Latinos (and others). This is contrary to the museum's mission.
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I AM THE CARNIVAL ... This is how the Colombian artist Flor Maria Bouhot described herself in her exhibition "Rites and ceremonies", an exhibition held in 2002 under the patronage of the prestigious company TELEVISA in Mexico. The exhibition was held in the art rooms of the television company located in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco. This archive video produced 18 years ago, for the Jalisco television program called Espacio del Arte, shows us not only the wonderfulness of the works that were part of the exhibition, but also speaks to us, a Flor Maria who as well as has always been, he manages to show himself full of a vibrant vitality, very sure of his plastic proposal and in addition to all of the above, he delights us with his characteristic and explosive prismatic rainbow that comes out as always from her soul. SOY EL CARNAVAL...¡ Asi se describio la Artista Flor Maria Bouhot en su exposicion “Ritos y ceremonias”, muestra realizada en el año 2002 bajo el patrocinio de la prestigiosa compañia TELEVISA de México. La exposicion se realizo en las salas de arte de la compañia televisiva ubicadas en la ciudad de Guadalajara, Jalisco. Este video de archivo producido hace 18 años atras,para el programa televisivo jaliciense llamado Espacio del Arte, nos muestra no solo lo maravilloso de las obras que hicieron parte de la muestra, sino que ademas nos habla, una Flor Maria que asi como lo ha sido siempre, logra mostrarse colmada de una vibrante vitalidad, muy segura de su propuesta plastica y adicionalmente a todo lo anterior nos deleita con su caracteristico y explosivo arcoiris prismatico que le sale como siempre del alma.
SOY EL CARNAVAL...¡ Asi se describio la Artista colombiana Flor Maria Bouhot en su exposicion “Ritos y ceremonias”, muestra realizada en el año 2002 bajo el patrocinio de la prestigiosa compañia TELEVISA de México. La exposicion se realizo en las salas de arte de la compañia televisiva ubicadas en la ciudad de Guadalajara, Jalisco. Este video de archivo producido hace 18 años atras,para el programa televisivo jaliciense llamado Espacio del Arte, nos muestra no solo lo maravilloso de las obras que hicieron parte de la muestra, sino que ademas nos habla, una Flor Maria que asi como lo ha sido siempre, logra mostrarse colmada de una vibrante vitalidad, muy segura de su propuesta plastica y adicionalmente a todo lo anterior nos deleita con su caracteristico y explosivo arcoiris prismatico que le sale como siempre del alma.