Frank Espada, Tommy Jiménez, 1982. Exhibition copy; Overall: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm). Courtesy of the Frank Espada Archive, San Francisco.

Newcity Profiles Carla Acevedo-Yates, curator of the MCA’s “entre horizontes”

A feature in Newcity by Jennifer Smart, “The Choreography of an Exhibition: Curator Carla Acevedo-Yates Discusses Her Path to ‘entre horizontes’ at the MCA,” digs into the curatorial process behind this exhibition presented as part of Art Design Chicago.

“Up next is entre horizontes: Art and Activism between Chicago and Puerto Rico, an exhibition opening in August that marries [Acevedo-Yates’s] deep knowledge of Puerto Rican artists with Chicago’s rich Puerto Rican history and community. Spurred by the Terra Foundation’s call for proposals for exhibitions thinking about migrations to and from Chicago, Acevedo-Yates conceptualized a show organized around the many artists from Puerto Rico who have come to Chicago to study and work.”Newcity

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