ICA Miami, Dec. 3, 2019 - Apr. 26, 2020

Art Bogota, September 18-22, 2019

Venus Installed in Paris

Venus, an exceptional bronze sculpture created by Fernandez in 1999 is now on permanent view in the gardens of the Maison d'Amérique latine in Paris.


217 Boulevard Saint Germain 

01 49 54 75 00


To gain access to the gardens please email: culturel@mal217.org

TEFAF New York, May 2-7, 2019

TEFAF Maastricht, March 14-24, 2019

Master Drawings NYC, Jan 25-Feb 2

Friday January 25th 4 - 8pm
On view
January 26th - February 2nd, 2019


16 East 71 Street, 1A, New York, NY 10021

Bogota,October 25-28, 2018(group show)

New York, October 11, 2018

exhibition catalogue
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New York, Sept. 13 to Oct. 19, 2018

Paris-June 7, 2018 (dialogue)

Mairie du 4ème


Dialogue between Jérôme Neutres (Director of Réunion des musées Nationaux-Grand Palais and Curator of Robert Mapplethorpe 2017 exhibition at the Grand Palais) and Jeanette Zwingenberger art historian and curator of Fernandez exhibition, Paradox of Pleasure.




2 Place Baudoyer 

75004 Paris

Paris-May 18, 2018 (dialogue)

Mairie du 4ème


Dialogue between Catherine DavidDeputy Director of the Musée National d'Art Moderne at the Centre Pompidou and Jeanette Zwingenberger art historian and curator of Fernandez exhibition, Paradox of Pleasure (see below)



2 Place Baudoyer 

75004 Paris

Paris-May 14, 2018 (conference)


Maison de l'Amérique Latine


Conference by Jeanette Zwingenberger on the occasion of her Fernandez Exhibition, Paradox of Pleasure (see below)


7 pm

217 Boulevard Saint-Germain

75007 Paris


For further details


New York, May 4-8, 2018

Paris-April 26-June 16, 2018



 Paradoxe de la Jouissance


Paradox of Pleasure


Exhibition curated by:


Jeanette Zwingenberger


April 26-June 16, 2018



Marie du 4eme arrondissement



review in hyperallergic


                                                    review in Lesinrocks



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Frieze New York-May 5-7, 2017


Mitchell Algus Gallery 



Paintings and works on paper

by Agustin Fernandez


Frieze Spotlight, booth B58


Randall's Island Park


Friday, May 5: 11am - 6pm (Friday Late tickets: 6-8pm)

Saturday, May 6: 11am - 7pm
Sunday, May 7: 11am - 6pm



Paris Panel- Jan 16, 2017



Columbia Global Centers Paris
Reid Hall, 4 rue de Chevreuse 75006 Paris

7 pm


go to videos of panel



The New York art scene in the 80s

An intimate portrait of Mapplethorpe from Fernandez's memoirs

The body and the erotic 



Rocio Aranda (Museo del Barrio, New York)
Christian Gattinoni (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’Arles)
Johnathan D. Katz (University of Buffalo)
Zoé Valdés (Writer)

Paris Panel- Dec 9, 2016



L'art latino-américain et les courant européens

Le surréalisme dans la peinture latino-américaine



L'Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne 

José Moure, Director (UFR 04 Arts plastiques et Sciences de l'art)

 Richard Conte, Director (Institut ACTE-Paris 1/CNRS)


Yann Toma- Artist, Professor of Art ( Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) and Director (Master international de Création (MAVI) et de l'équipe de recherche Art&Flux --UMR ACTE - CNRS)

Jacinto Lageira -Professor of Esthetics ( Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) Director (laboratoire Æsthetica--UMR ACTE-CNRS) and Art Critic

Christoph Singler- Professor of Literature and Latin-American Visual Arts (Université de Franche-Comté)

Francisco Godoy- Associate Professor in Art History and Art Theory (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) Researcher (exhibition department of the Museo Reina Sofía)

Juan Luis Morales -Artist and Architect


Hélène Sirven- Conference Master in Esthetics (Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

NADA art fair Miami Dec 1-4, 2016

The Mitchell Algus Gallery presented works on paper by Fernandez in a group show at NADA art fair in Miami and ICA curators Alex Gartenfeld and Gean Moreno picked Fernandez among their favorites at the fair see Gartenfeld review  see Moreno review


Paris Internationale

The Mitchell Algus Gallery presented paintings and works on paper by Fernandez at: The Paris Internationale Art Fair  (October 19-23, 2016)


Art Museum of the Americas

Fernandez work included in exhibition,


Jose Gomez Sicre's Eye, works from AMA's Collection


Art Museum of the Americas, OAS 
Washington, D.C.


August 18, 2016-August 6, 2017

Independent New York

The Mitchell Algus Gallery presented paintings and work on paper by Fernandez at the Independent Art Fair in New York City on March 3-6 2016.

Agustin Fernandez Through a Painting

The Agustin Fernandez Foundation has just produced "Agustin Fernandez as Seen Through a Painting: Comments by Donald Kuspit." This video offers an analysis of one of Agustin Fernandez's paintings shown at the Katzen Art Center in the exhibit curated by Donald Kuspit, "Agustin Fernandez: Ultimate Surrealist." 

 Fernandez at Mitchell Algus Gallery

The Mitchell Algus Gallery will be inaugurating its new space in Chelsea with a Fernandez solo exhibition entitled:


Agustin Fernandez, Paintings and works on Paper.


The show is scheduled to open on January 25, 2015 (reception from 6 to 8 pm) and will be viewable until March 8.  It will feature paintings from various periods in the artist's career as well as a selection of drawings. 


New York Times critic Holland Cotter reviews show 


TimeOut NY critics have selected this exhibit as one of the top 5 shows to see in NYC. 



Mitchell Algus Gallery

132 Delancey St, 2nd floor

New York, NY 10002




Agustin Fernandez: Ultimate Surrealist

Video documentary featuring curator Donald Kuspit discussing the artist and the works included in the exhibition Agustin Fernandez: Ultimate Surrealist currently on view at the American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center




view video






Jan. 25 to March 16, 2014

Agustin Fernandez: Ultimate Surrealist, an exhibition curated by Donald Kuspit, featuring close to 50 works produced by Fernandez throughout his career. 


The show will take place at The American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center in Washington DC.


See TV coverage of show


Major sponsorship for this exhibition was provided by the international platform G-Global, as well as by Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC.


Monograph, 2013

The Agustin Fernandez Foundation proudly announces the release of its much anticipated book, Agustín Fernández: The Metamorphosis of Experience, with an introduction by Donald Kuspit and essays by Susan Aberth, Abigail McEwen, and Rocio Aranda-Alvarado.

We are very pleased with the monograph, which, to date, is the most comprehensive exploration into the artist's career. Both beautiful and substantive, the book is indispensable to any Fernandez collector, scholar, or fan.

The Foundation is currently offering copies of the book for sale. The price is $75 per copy plus shipping and handling. Your purchase will help the Foundation continue its important mission and activities. To request copies, or for further information, please contact us via e-mail, regular mail, or by telephone.

June 9 to September 1, 2013

We are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibit


"Form's Transgressions: The Drawings of Agustin Fernandez"


on June 9 at the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame.


Also, on August 29, 2013 the museum will host a closing reception from 4:00-7:00 pm that will include a talk by exhibition guest curator, Ricardo Pau-Llosa. 


For a review of the show in the Miami Herald, please click here

May 7, 2013, 8 pm

Please join us for a presentation, in the company of the children of the artist, of Agustín Fernández: The Metamorphosis of Experience.


This event will take place at 8 pm at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134



All are welcome

for more information: 



January 12 to February 16, 2013

This exhibtion will also be on view at The Snite Museum of the University of Notre Dame from June 9 to Septmber 1, 2013.


To order exhibtion catalogue with essay by curator Ricardo Pau-Llosa, please contact us.


Link to show rebview in the Miami Herald

June 21 to October 7, 2012

Work on view in Washington DC

A work by Agustin Fernandez has been chosen for the exhibition, “Constellations”, curated by Abigail McEwen at the Art Museum of the Americas in Washington DC.





ELLE DECO summer 2012

See an image of a beautiful Fernandez work in an article about the home of Miami-based collector Kent Karlock.




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ArtNexus (No. 85 Volume 11 Year 2012)

This issue ArtNexus features and excellent article about Agustin Fernandez written by Abigail McEwen.



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November 11, 2011

PINTA/ Institute of Fine Arts, New York University Panel on Fernandez

A panel discussion on the work The Agustin Fernandez Foundation to be held as part of PINTA Art fair program in collaboration with the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and featuring Edward J. Sullivan as discussant.


Agustin Fernandez on Antique Roadshow

Agustin Fernandez had an etching portfolio featured on the Antique Roadshow with commentary by Kelly Troester

August 26, 2011

Sneak Preview

The Frost Art Museum, Miami hosts a preview of works by Fernandez photographed at the museum for a forthcoming monograph about the artist.


November 29, 2008 through 2010

Important Fernandez work on view at The Frost Art Museum, Miami.



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May 16, 2010

Panel presentation about the work of Fernandez in Chicago. 

This panel, sponsored by The Snite Museum of Art, will be carried out in conjunction with the annual meetings of the Association of Art Museum Curators.




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Summer 2009

Encuentro de la Cultura Cubana showcases the work of Agustin Fernandez.




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Exhibition Catalogue  


Agustin Fernandez:







click here to purchase 



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