Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Because You’re Worth It

Because You’re Worth It

Villamil & Villamil

MIAMI Prácticas Contemporáneas Bogotá, Colombia February 23, 2018 – March 28, 2018

“En la plaza de mercado de Farai (en Acaya) es un gran recinto antiguo, con una estatua de piedra de Hermes, con barba, en el centro: se apoya directamente sobre la tierra, como un bloque, de tamaño no muy grande… Lo llaman el Mercado de Hermes y tiene un oráculo tradicional. Frente a la estatua

Villamil & Villamil. Vista de la instalacion Because You’re Worth It, en MIAMI Prácticas Contemporáneas, 2018. Fotografía: Santiago Pinyol. Cortesía de MIAMI Prácticas Contemporáneas Villamil & Villamil. Vista de la instalacion Because You’re Worth It, en MIAMI Prácticas Contemporáneas, 2018. Fotografía: Santiago Pinyol. Cortesía de MIAMI Prácticas Contemporáneas Villamil & Villamil. Vista de la instalacion

especular especular

especular

Curated by Hena Lee and Mirtes Marins de Oliveira

Galeria Jaqueline Martins São Paulo, Brazil 02/03/2018 – 03/24/2018

Group exhibition. Installation view of Especular at Galería Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galería Jaqueline Martins Group exhibition. Installation view of Especular at Galería Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galería Jaqueline Martins Group exhibition. Installation view of Especular at Galería Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galería

Spirit butterfly X

Spirit butterfly X

Oa4s

Lodos Ciudad de México, México 02/05/2018 – 03/31/2018

The spirit is the butterfly is X. An insect, with beautiful wings and a mythologized life-cycle as we know. After a life as a caterpillar with the single desire to eat through every type of fruit, the outside becomes tough and the inside a hot wet soup. When the inside and the outside separate so

Oa4S. Vista de la instalación Spirit Butterfly X en Lodos Gallery, Ciudad de México, México, 2018. Cortesía de Lodos Gallery Oa4S. Vista de la instalación Spirit Butterfly X en Lodos Gallery, Ciudad de México, México, 2018. Cortesía de Lodos Gallery Oa4S. Vista de la instalación Spirit Butterfly X en Lodos Gallery, Ciudad de México, México,

Playground 2.0 CDMX

Playground 2.0 CDMX

Ad Minoliti

Galería Agustina Ferreyra Ciudad de México, México 02/05/2018 – 03/31/2018

The work of Ad Minoliti (Buenos Aires, 1980) is concerned with the relation between eroticism, queer theory, history, and geometry; as well as the anthropological importance and social implications of design. For the artist, geometry is the best tool to represent and investigate a trans-human utopia and heterotopia in which gender theories can be applied

  Ad Minoliti. Installation view of Playground 2.0 CDMX, at Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City, 2018. Courtesy of Galería Agustina Ferreyra Ad Minoliti. Installation view of Playground 2.0 CDMX, at Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City, 2018. Courtesy of Galería Agustina Ferreyra Ad Minoliti. Installation view of Playground 2.0 CDMX, at Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City,

Prussian Blue Prussian Blue

Prussian Blue

Yishai Jusidman

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) San Francisco, California, USA 12/01/2017 – 03/25/2018

The Los Angeles–based Mexican painter Yishai Jusidman has an uncanny gift for conjuring naturalistic depictions that probe visual perception and the ethics of representation. YBCA showcases for the first time in the United States the acclaimed exhibition Yishai Jusidman: Prussian Blue, originally organized by the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City. The featured paintings

Yishai Jusidman: Prussian Blue, installation view, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2017. Courtesy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photographs by Charlie Villyard Yishai Jusidman: Prussian Blue, installation view, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2017. Courtesy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photographs by Charlie Villyard Yishai Jusidman: Prussian

A Dominant Mode of Art Production A Dominant Mode of Art Production

A Dominant Mode of Art Production

Cristina Garrido

Galería CURRO Guadalajara, Jalisco, México 02/02/2018 – 03/30/2018

Cristina Garrido (Madrid, 1986) se ha caracterizado por su análisis crítico al entorno del arte contemporáneo. Más allá de la crítica institucional, su práctica se acerca a la de una investigadora que cuestiona su propio método y reflexiona sobre los procesos que hacen posible su presentación en el contexto del arte. Utilizando estrategias del apropiacionismo

Cristina Garrido. Exhibition view of A Dominant Mode of Art Production at Galería CURRO, Guadalajara, México, 2018. Courtesy of Galería CURRO Cristina Garrido. Exhibition view of A Dominant Mode of Art Production at Galería CURRO, Guadalajara, México, 2018. Courtesy of Galería CURRO Cristina Garrido. Exhibition view of A Dominant Mode of Art Production at Galería

Filhxs do Fim Filhxs do Fim

Filhxs do Fim

Daniel Lie

Casa Triângulo São Paulo, Brazil 02/03/2018 – 03/24/2018

2018 is the year of Casa Triângulo’s 30th anniversary, and its commemorative exhibitions season opens with the second show by young artist Daniel Lie at the gallery, happening in the week previous to Carnaval and during Lent. Entitled Filhxs do Fim [Children of the End], the show presents a large installation which occupies the gallery’s main

Daniel Lie. Exhibition view of Filhxs do Fim at Casa Triângulo, Sâo Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Fotos by Felipe Berndt. Courtesy of Casa Triângulo Daniel Lie. Exhibition view of Filhxs do Fim at Casa Triângulo, Sâo Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Fotos by Felipe Berndt. Courtesy of Casa Triângulo Daniel Lie. Exhibition view of Filhxs do Fim at

Húmedo

Húmedo

Santiago Lena

El Gran Vidrio Córdoba, Argentina 01/05/2018 – 03/23/2018

¿Cómo imaginar, cómo representar el interior de la materia, su morfología, los huecos, las cavidades de lo pleno y lo vacío, denotar aquello de lo que somos origen, lo que nos ha tomado y nos toma, nos apresa? Ese ADN que portamos, donde está inscrita nuestra conformación como seres corpóreos, apenas puede contar algo que

Santiago Leana. Vista de la exposición Húmedo en El Gran Vidrio, Córdoba, Argentina, 2018. Fotografía: Marcos Rostagno y Dan La Crema. Cortesía de El Gran Vidrio Santiago Leana. Vista de la exposición Húmedo en El Gran Vidrio, Córdoba, Argentina, 2018. Fotografía: Marcos Rostagno y Dan La Crema. Cortesía de El Gran Vidrio Santiago Leana. Vista

THREE-PEAT THREE-PEAT

THREE-PEAT

Esmaa Mohamoud

ltd los angeles Los Angeles, California, USA 02/16/2018 – 03/24/2018

ltd los angeles presents THREE-PEAT, Toronto-based Esmaa Mohamoud’s first solo gallery exhibition. For her debut, Mohamoud further develops her large-scale installation recently featured at The Art Gallery of Ontario, through her continued investigation into binaries and aesthetics of sports culture as it relates to race and gender, through industrial sculpture, text, and printed photographs on varying

Esmaa Mohamoud. Installation view of THREE-PEAT at ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018. Courtesy of ltd los angeles Esmaa Mohamoud. Installation view of THREE-PEAT at ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018. Courtesy of ltd los angeles Esmaa Mohamoud. Installation view of THREE-PEAT at ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018.

Dorminhocos

Dorminhocos

Pierre Verger

CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 01/20/2018 – 03/18/2018

French anthropologist and photographer Pierre Verger shot the world with a sharp eye and a camera in his hands, always running away from clichés and taking an interest in unusual subjects. At the exhibition Dorminhocos, on display at CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro from January 20 to March 18, 2018, a series of images portray

Pierre Vergeres. Exhibition view of Dorminhocos, Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro Pierre Vergeres. Exhibition view of Dorminhocos, Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro Pierre Vergeres. Exhibition view of Dorminhocos, Caixa Cultural Rio