Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska

By Melinda Kozel Omaha, Nebraska, USA 12/07/2017 – 02/24/2018

The Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts debuted Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly this last winter in Omaha, Nebraska. The exhibit, curated by Risa Puleo—the first to hold title as Curator-in-Residence at the Bemis Center—seeks to address the contemporary result of a long and woven history of movement, as

Salvador Jimenez-Flores, Nopales híbridos: An Imaginary World of a Rascuache-Futurism, 2017. Terra-cotta, porcelain, underglazes, gold luster and terra-cotta slip. 96 x 96 x 96 inches. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Colin Conces El Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Bemis inauguró el invierno pasado en Omaha, Nebraska, Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the

Home — So Different, So Appealing, at LACMA, Los Angeles Home — So Different, So Appealing, at LACMA, Los Angeles

Home — So Different, So Appealing, at LACMA, Los Angeles

by Andrew Berardini Los Angeles, California, USA 06/11/2017 – 10/15/2017

All of our homes and would-be paradises: the Utopias we dream, our parent’s fantasies and realities, the homes we come from, the one we live in now, that place we fantasize about; all of it layered, one room leading to the next, one home leading to another. Our attempts at making a home are always

Installation photo featuring Abraham Cruzvillegas’s Autoconstrucción, 2010 in the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 11, 2017 – October 15, 2017, © Abraham Cruzvillegas, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA Todos nuestros hogares y posibles paraísos: las utopías que soñamos, las fantasías y realidades de nuestros padres, los hogares

Tierra. Sangre. Oro. Tierra. Sangre. Oro.

Tierra. Sangre. Oro.

A project by Rafa Esparza

Ballroom Marfa Marfa, Texas, USA 08/25/2017 – 03/18/2018

Tierra. Sangre. Oro. is a group exhibition envisioned by Rafa Esparza that includes new work by Carmen Argote, Beatriz Cortez, Esparza, Timo Fahler, Eamon Ore-Giron; new and existing photographs by Star Montana; a major body of work by Nao Bustamante; the contributions of adoberos/artists Sandro Cánovas, Maria Garcia, Ruben Rodriguez, as well as many hands from the community

Installation view: (on top) Eamon Ore-Giron, Talking Shit With Quetzalcoatl/ I Like Mexico and Mexico Likes Me, 2017. Wool, copper, adobe. Courtesy the artist; (on the bottom) Rafa Esparza, Raised Adobe Ground for Talking Shit With Quetzalcoatl, 2017. Adobe. Courtesy the artist. Image courtesy of Ballroom Marfa. Carmen Argote, Hunting and Gathering, 2017. Acrylic on muslin fabric, cardboard

Home — So Different, So Appealing Home — So Different, So Appealing

Home — So Different, So Appealing

Curated by Chon Noriega, Mari Carmen Ramírez and Pilar Tompkins Rivas

LACMA Los Angeles, California, USA 06/11/2017 – 10/15/2017

Artists: Laura Aguilar, Allora & Calzadilla (Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla), Carmen Argote, Andres Asturias, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Myrna Báez, Antonio Berni, Johanna Calle, Luis Camnitzer, Leyla Cárdenas, Livia Corona Benjamin, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Gabriel de la Mora, Perla de Leon, Christina Fernandez, León Ferrari, Ramiro Gomez, Beatriz González, María Elena González, Felix González -Torres, María Teresa Hincapié, Salomón Huerta, Jessica Kairé, Guillermo Kuitca, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Antonio Martorell, Gordon Matta-Clark, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Mondongo (Juliana Lafitte & Manuel Mendanha), Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Julio Cesar Morales, Jorge

Laura Aguilar, In Sandy’s Room, 1989, Gelatin silver print, 52 × 42 3/4 in. (132.08 × 108.59 cm), Courtesy of UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and Library & Archive, © Laura Aguilar Installation photo featuring Pepón Osorio’s Badge of Honor, 1995 in the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 11, 2017