Virtual Gallery Talk Karin Waisman in conversation with Estrellita Brodsky PhD
Multi-media artist Karin Waisman in conversation with noted Latin American art scholar Estrellita Brodsky discussing work from Waisman’s current exhibition and other previous projects.
Karin Waisman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lives and works in New York. She has completed commissions for public places and institutions such as Espacio Escultórico del Desierto, San Luis Potosí, México; Museo del Barrio, New York; Plattsburgh Sculpture Park, SUNY Plattsburgh, New York; ART/OMI Sculpture Park, Ghent, New York; Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York.
Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the US (Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY; Museo del Barrio, NY; SculptureCenter, Long Island City,NY; Point of Contact, Syracuse, NY; Wallace Gallery, SUNY Old Westbury, NY; Neuhoff Gallery, NY; Haim Chanin Fine Arts, NY; Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh, NY; Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, NY); Germany ( Überseemusum, Bremen; Unesco Institut für Pädagogik, Hamburg; Bürgerhalle im Rathaus, Wolfsburg); Mexico City (Museo del Chopo; Yvonamore Palix Gallery); and Argentina (Fundación Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires).
Reviews of her work have been published in The New York Times, Art in America, ARTnews, The Brooklyn Rail, Sculpture Magazine, BOMB magazine, Arte al Dia, Art Nexus, ArtMedia among others.
Estrellita B. Brodsky
Estrellita B. Brodsky, PhD, is a New York-based art historian, collector and philanthropist, and an advocate for the art from Latin America. A founding member of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Latin American Art Initiative, the Latin American Acquisitions Committee at Tate, and founder of the Pompidou Foundation’s Latin American Acquisitions Committee, she has endowed curatorial positions in Latin American art at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate, and MoMA. In 2015 she founded ANOTHER SPACE, a program and not-for-profit exhibition gallery established by the Daniel and Estrellita B. Brodsky Foundation to broaden international awareness and appreciation of art from Latin America.
Brodsky holds a doctorate in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and a Master's Degree from Hunter College. She curated the first U.S. museum survey of Julio Le Parc at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM): Julio Le Parc: Form into Action, (2016-2017), which she subsequently organized in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina; the first U.S. retrospective of the Venezuelan kinetic artist Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Americas Society in 2008; and Jesus Soto: Paris and Beyond, 1950-1970 at Grey Art Gallery, New York University, in 2012.