Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Everything and Nothing Everything and Nothing

Everything and Nothing

Angel Otero

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Houston, Texas, USA 12/10/2016 – 03/19/2017

Angel Otero is a painter and sculptor whose lush, seductive canvases and hybrid works in porcelain and steel test the elasticity of these traditional forms. The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston presents Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing, which chronicles the evolution of the artist’s practice from 2009 to date. The exhibition features four distinct bodies of work,

Installation view, 2016. Courtesy of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Photo: Tom Dubrock. Installation view, 2016. Courtesy of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Photo: Tom Dubrock. Installation view, 2016. Courtesy of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Photo: Tom Dubrock. Angel Otero is a painter and sculptor whose lush, seductive canvases and hybrid works in porcelain and steel test

MARGINALIA #12

MARGINALIA #12

by Mahony 01/01/2016 – 01/31/2016

Every month Marginalia invites an artist, curator or project to provide a series of images that will serve as the background of Terremoto, in relation to their practice and current interests. At the end of each month, the identity of our guest is revealed and the whole series of images is unveiled.   The images chosen for

Marginalia consiste en la invitación mensual a un artista, curador o proyecto a escoger una serie de imágenes para el fondo de la página de Terremoto en relación con su práctica e intereses del momento. A final de cada mes se revela la identidad del invitadx y se pueden descubrir las imágenes en conjunto.   Las

34° Panorama da Arte Brasileira 34° Panorama da Arte Brasileira

34° Panorama da Arte Brasileira

Curated by Aracy Amaral and Paulo Miyada

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil 10/03/2015 – 02/10/2016

To highlight the first three-dimensional artistic manifestations we know of, produced between 4,000 and 1,000 years b.C. in the territory that today is Brazil and to propose experimentations about how they can dialogue with national contemporary production. This is the motto of the 34º Panorama da Arte Brasileira – da pedra da terra daqui, a

To highlight the first three-dimensional artistic manifestations we know of, produced between 4,000 and 1,000 years b.C. in the territory that today is Brazil and to propose experimentations about how they can dialogue with national contemporary production. This is the motto of the 34º Panorama da Arte Brasileira – da pedra da terra daqui, a

Cámara de maravillas Cámara de maravillas

Cámara de maravillas

Curated by Jens Hoffmann

Centro de la Imagen Ciudad de México, México 10/27/2015 – 02/14/2016

Artistas: Brassaï, Berenice Abbott, Doug Aitken, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Diane Arbus, Roger Ballen, Tom Baril, Lothar Baumgarten, Peter Beard, Bernd y Hilla Becher, Karl Blossfeldt, Erwin Blumenfeld, Bill Brandt, Elina Brotherus, Mario Cravo Neto, William Eggleston, Peter Fischli y David Weiss, Lee Friendlander, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Jonathan Hernández, Candida Höfer, Paul Horst, Seydou Keita, André

Artistas: Brassaï, Berenice Abbott, Doug Aitken, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Diane Arbus, Roger Ballen, Tom Baril, Lothar Baumgarten, Peter Beard, Bernd y Hilla Becher, Karl Blossfeldt, Erwin Blumenfeld, Bill Brandt, Elina Brotherus, Mario Cravo Neto, William Eggleston, Peter Fischli y David Weiss, Lee Friendlander, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Jonathan Hernández, Candida Höfer, Paul Horst, Seydou Keita, André

OUTDOOR II – Continental Love OUTDOOR II – Continental Love

OUTDOOR II – Continental Love

Co-curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini & WARM São Paulo

WARM, São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil 12/17/2015 – 02/05/2016

Some people look at different things and still they seem to think the same thing Some people don’t like what they are looking at but still they continue to look at it Some people can’t take their eyes off Some people Some people fall in love with other people because some people are nice to

Some people look at different things and still they seem to think the same thing Some people don’t like what they are looking at but still they continue to look at it Some people can’t take their eyes off Some people Some people fall in love with other people because some people are nice to

Lxs Brutxs

Lxs Brutxs

Ramiro Chaves

Museo Universitario del Chopo Ciudad de México, México 11/29/2015 – 02/28/2016

THIS SERVES FOR IMMORTALITY AMONG OTHER THINGS two fried eggs on a spoon Metaphors are our way of losing ourselves in semblances or treading water in a sea of seeming. — Roberto Bolaño Being ‘equis’ stems from being x in the algebraic sense: a mystery, or something that could assume any value, in other words,

ESTO SIRVE PARA LA INMORTALIDAD ENTRE OTRAS COSAS dos huevos fritos sobre una cuchara Las metáforas son nuestra manera de perdernos en las apariencias o de quedarnos inmóviles en el mar de las apariencias. — Roberto Bolaño Ser ‘equis’ tiene su origen en ser x en el sentido algebraico: una incógnita, o algo que podría tomar cualquier valor,

Armazém de Mim

Armazém de Mim

Marepe

Galeria Luisa Strina São Paulo, Brazil 11/24/2015 – 01/30/2016

“At a time of global cultural homogenization, his works carry an exceptional form of authenticity, speaking of the unique cultural aspects of the place he calls home-Bahia, proposing a globally comprehensible argument. The attraction of his works lies in their exotic nature that dialogue with the fusion of cultures to which he is witness.” (Excerpt from the text Canibalização do dia-a-dia

“At a time of global cultural homogenization, his works carry an exceptional form of authenticity, speaking of the unique cultural aspects of the place he calls home-Bahia, proposing a globally comprehensible argument. The attraction of his works lies in their exotic nature that dialogue with the fusion of cultures to which he is witness.” (Excerpt from the text Canibalização do dia-a-dia

TXT

TXT

Pia Camil, Carolina Caycedo, Claudia Hakim, and more

Instituto de visión Bogotá, Colombia 11/28/2015 – 01/29/2016

El pasado noviembre se publicó en la prensa la macabra noticia de que una diseñadora de ropa de lujo francesa, no solo ha copiado los patrones tradicionalmente usados en los tejidos de las comunidades sobrevivientes de Oaxaca, México, sino que los ha patentado a su nombre. Si esto fuese cierto, implicaría que cada vez que

El pasado noviembre se publicó en la prensa la macabra noticia de que una diseñadora de ropa de lujo francesa, no solo ha copiado los patrones tradicionalmente usados en los tejidos de las comunidades sobrevivientes de Oaxaca, México, sino que los ha patentado a su nombre. Si esto fuese cierto, implicaría que cada vez que

El aire entre las cosas El aire entre las cosas

El aire entre las cosas

SOMA Educational Program 2015

Casa Maauad Ciudad de México, México 11/28/2015 – 01/29/2016

Artists: Fernanda Barreto, Daniela Bojórquez Vértiz, Ricardo Cárdenas, Pedro Hernández Martínez, Isauro Huizar, Laura Meza-Orozco, Jael Orea, Kristin Reger, Marcela Rico. Two points of view are evident in this exhibition: one of distance and one of separation. In the former the gaze and memory detonate the repetition of time. In the latter, collectivity enables the possibility for

Artistas: Fernanda Barreto, Daniela Bojórquez Vértiz, Ricardo Cárdenas, Pedro Hernández Martínez, Isauro Huizar, Laura Meza-Orozco, Jael Orea, Kristin Reger, Marcela Rico. En esta exposición son evidentes dos puntos de vista: la distancia y la separación. En el primero, la mirada y la memoria son las que detonan la repetición del tiempo. En el segundo, la colectividad es el motivo

Maid’s Room Maid’s Room

Maid’s Room

Mario Ybarra

ROBERTO PARADISE San Juan, Puerto Rico 12/17/2015 – 02/14/2016

Convoluted An exhibition of works on paper by Walter Sutin, José Lerma, Richard Hull and Mario Ybarra Maid’s Room is ROBERTO PARADISE’s new project space. Meant for intimate exhibitions, it measures only six by six feet. Speakeasy-style it is located behind the laundry room in what used to be the maid’s quaters of our corporate apartment. Maid’s Room

Convoluted An exhibition of works on paper by Walter Sutin, José Lerma, Richard Hull and Mario Ybarra Maid’s Room is ROBERTO PARADISE’s new project space. Meant for intimate exhibitions, it measures only six by six feet. Speakeasy-style it is located behind the laundry room in what used to be the maid’s quaters of our corporate apartment. Maid’s Room