Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Israel Lund Israel Lund

Israel Lund

Israel Lund

Power Station Dallas, Texas, USA 01/17/2015 – 03/13/2015

(not pictured): On Lund The following text (press release) attempts to make sense of some things related (more or less) to Israel Lund (b. 1980 – ). With his exhibition (new work) opening (January) at the Power Station (Dallas), it seems appropriate to share some of them, rather than withdraw into speculation (too late). The

(not pictured): On Lund The following text (press release) attempts to make sense of some things related (more or less) to Israel Lund (b. 1980 – ). With his exhibition (new work) opening (January) at the Power Station (Dallas), it seems appropriate to share some of them, rather than withdraw into speculation (too late). The

The Lulennial Part 1: A Slight Gestuary The Lulennial Part 1: A Slight Gestuary

The Lulennial Part 1: A Slight Gestuary

Curated by Fabiola Iza and Chris Sharp

Lulu México City, México 02/07/2015 – 03/08/2015

Lulu is proud to present The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary. Loaded with double and even triple entendres, the title literally says it all. A Slight Gestuary seeks to function as a kind of reliquary of slight gestures, which is also in and of itself, inevitably slight (mindful of the mathematical impossibility of any kind of

Lulu se enorgullece en presentar The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary. Cargado de doble y hasta triple sentido, el título literalmente lo dice todo. A Slight Gestuary (Un gestuario sutil) pretende funcionar como un “gestuario”, una especie de relicario de gestos sutiles, que también es, de por sí, inevitablemente breve. Teniendo en cuenta la imposibilidad matemática

Raking the Though Raking the Though

Raking the Though

Curated by Keith J. Varadi

In Bikini Wax, presented by No Space México City, México 02/07/2015 – 02/22/2015

Raking the Though   Indexical bodies, piled transparently.   Son of the sun, milk of the moon.   Full-on feeler: caress the tress of verklempt wonder.   Limbs and lumber, tucked up under the unkempt unknown.   Town or country, still stuck in the mud.   Found or foundry, still created as one. Artists: Skip

Raking the Though   Indexical bodies, piled transparently.   Son of the sun, milk of the moon.   Full-on feeler: caress the tress of verklempt wonder.   Limbs and lumber, tucked up under the unkempt unknown.   Town or country, still stuck in the mud.   Found or foundry, still created as one. Artists: Skip

Before Completion Before Completion

Before Completion

G.T. Pellizzi

Harmony Murphy Los Angeles, California, USA 01/10/2015 – 02/14/2015

  Harmony Murphy Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by artist G.T. Pellizzi. The works in this exhibition are inspired by Hexagram 64 of the I Ching (Book of Changes), colloquially referred to as Before Completion. This section of the ancient augury Chinese text addresses the moment of clarity and illumination

Harmony Murphy Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by artist G.T. Pellizzi. The works in this exhibition are inspired by Hexagram 64 of the I Ching (Book of Changes), colloquially referred to as Before Completion. This section of the ancient augury Chinese text addresses the moment of clarity and illumination in

People of the Evening Land People of the Evening Land

People of the Evening Land

Simon Fujiwara

Proyectos Monclova México City, México 02/03/2015 – 03/14/2015

“We have discovered happiness” – say the Last Men, and they blink. (Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus spoke Zarathustra) Peoples of the Evening Land is Simon Fujiwara’s second exhibition at Proyectos Monclova. Taking its title from the German Abendland – The Land of the Setting Sun or the Western World, Fujiwara brings together four entirely new bodies

“We have discovered happiness” – say the Last Men, and they blink. (Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus spoke Zarathustra) Peoples of the Evening Land is Simon Fujiwara’s second exhibition at Proyectos Monclova. Taking its title from the German Abendland – The Land of the Setting Sun or the Western World, Fujiwara brings together four entirely new bodies

Is she Is she Psychic and Awkward Silence Is she Is she Psychic and Awkward Silence

Is she Is she Psychic and Awkward Silence

Amelia Saddington

Night Gallery Los Angeles, California, USA 01/17/2015 – 02/21/2015

IS SHE IS SHE PSYCHIC By Mira Dancy In Is She Is She Psychic Mira Dancy begins by imagining an ad campaign for a fictional fragrance Herfume Perfume. As soon as the name is spoken it unravels, however, and the riddle intrinsic to the name interrupts the product paradigm. Fumes are characteristically pungent, dangerous, and

IS SHE IS SHE PSYCHIC By Mira Dancy In Is She Is She Psychic Mira Dancy begins by imagining an ad campaign for a fictional fragrance Herfume Perfume. As soon as the name is spoken it unravels, however, and the riddle intrinsic to the name interrupts the product paradigm. Fumes are characteristically pungent, dangerous, and

Backdrops for Primitives Backdrops for Primitives

Backdrops for Primitives

Tobias Spichtig

Michael Thibault Gallery Los Angeles, California, USA 01/30/2015 – 03/01/2015

A: “And then, outside the glass wall of this utopian city which had arisen out of the ruin of the “final” war between the country and the city is a green wilderness in which primitive rebels live off the land, alive to their humanity, and seek to free the ultimately urbanized sister within.” B: “What,

A: “And then, outside the glass wall of this utopian city which had arisen out of the ruin of the “final” war between the country and the city is a green wilderness in which primitive rebels live off the land, alive to their humanity, and seek to free the ultimately urbanized sister within.” B: “What,

Joshing the Watershed Joshing the Watershed

Joshing the Watershed

Curated by Alex Chavez

Del Vaz Projetcs Los Angeles, California, USA 01/18/2015 – 03/29/2015

I am laminate. Every entry way reflects somehow, and somehow I am emotional. I have feelings too. The staircase escapes us. Hand me downs inform the form of a stepped stepladder. On the outside I am one step above you. On the inside I am clamoring, because, you see, hands and knees become me. Some

I am laminate. Every entry way reflects somehow, and somehow I am emotional. I have feelings too. The staircase escapes us. Hand me downs inform the form of a stepped stepladder. On the outside I am one step above you. On the inside I am clamoring, because, you see, hands and knees become me. Some

Double Life Double Life

Double Life

Haegue Yang

Contemporary Art Museum of Houston Houston, Texas, USA 12/12/2014 – 03/15/2015

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is pleased to present the exhibition Double Life (December 13, 2014-March 13, 2015), which features works by the internationally celebrated artists Jérôme Bel, Wu Tsang, and Haegue Yang. Double Life includes an immersive light and sculpture installation, a 16mm film loop, live dance presentations, and a newly-commissioned video work. “Performance” has long been understood

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is pleased to present the exhibition Double Life (December 13, 2014-March 13, 2015), which features works by the internationally celebrated artists Jérôme Bel, Wu Tsang, and Haegue Yang. Double Life includes an immersive light and sculpture installation, a 16mm film loop, live dance presentations, and a newly-commissioned video work. “Performance” has long been understood