On the surface, the two exhibitions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Cultural Center and the Organization of the American States (OAS) Art Museum of the Americas seem different — in size, intent, scope and content.But after some thought, tantalizing similarities and connections begin to break through.
At the IDB, "Perceptive Strokes: Women Artists of Panama" is a broadly panoramic view of women artists in Panama, a diverse vista of the best and the brightest over the years. "Un Lugar Sin Reposo | A Place With No Rest: Photography by Luis González Palma" at the Art Museum of the Americas is a sharply focused, even disturbing exhibition on the theme of identity and the power of the simple gaze and body language within swirling cultural and societal subtexts..."
Un Lugar Sin Reposo | A Place with No Rest
through May 26
Art Museum of the Americas
Perceptive Strokes: Women Artists of Panama
through June 2
IDB Cultural Center
Via Caroline Claeys