United Through Art for Our Future
VivArte is a philanthropic initiative which raises awareness and exposure for Colombian artists on an international level, while contributing to the social capital of Colombia. The sale proceeds benefit both the participating VivArte artists, and the VivArte foundations; Caring for Colombia, and Primero Lo Primero.
On Friday, November 4th 2016 Americas Society will host VivArte's panel on "Collecting Latin american Art". The panel will bring together a select group of gallerists, curators, auctioneers, and collectors to address the question, “Why collect Latin American art now?”. The discussion will address different aspects of investing in and collecting Latin American art; the responsibilities that come along with collecting; the exponential growth of the art market and rising value of Latin American art witnessed in the last decade; why collecting Latin American art matters and what the future may hold for the art and ideas emanating from Latin America and their relationship to the larger cultural context.
The third annual VivArte cocktail will be held at the Phillips Gallery at 450 Park Avenue on November 19th in which VivArte will highlight it's curated selection of works by Colombia's top female contemporary artists which will be part of the Phillips LATAM public auction on November 22nd.