Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
ground

ground

Matthew Schrader

Radical Abacus Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA 06/02/2017 – 07/02/2017

Curated by John McKissick Work and shock and floor: the infrastructure of flows might carry and problematize a schema for installation and composition. As conductive paths model charged unity and the conditions of entropic asymmetry that make cohesiveness possible. Staking the whole construction to an outside, dependent on earthen disparity, a sink for stray voltage. Exteriority, analogy

Installation view. Matthew Schrader, ground, 2017. Courtesy of Radical Abacus, Santa Fe. Untitled (I passed into the social space), 2017. Photograph. Courtesy of Radical Abacus, Santa Fe Untitled (or solid particles, that form a residue or sediment or land of a specified kind or an area of enclosed land surrounding a house or building or get

Into the West Into the West

Into the West

Frank Perrin

Mayeur Projects Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA 04/15/2017 – 05/27/2017

Into the West: Ashes of Ashes, on the last frontier of postcapitalism More than ever, at the time of the first invisible industrial revolution, the work of the artist is to reveal the invisible. Frank Perrin gets down to the task, as a carrier of fluid energy, an agile trickster, a carrier of light. He

Installation view. Courtesy of the artist. Frank Perrin, The Big Trail (Arrow), 2017. 62 x 44 in. Courtesy of the artist. Installation view (from left to right): Local Fires, 2017. Film loop. 12 minutes; Wind, Dust, Fire (Neon), 2017. 20 x 25 in. Courtesy of the artist. Into the West: Ashes of Ashes, on the

SITElines 2016 SITElines 2016

SITElines 2016

By Natalia Valencia New Mexico, USA 07/01/2016 – 01/31/2017

MUCH WIDER THAN A LINE SITELINES SANTA FE 2016 Curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Pip Day, Pablo León de la Barra and Kiki Mazzucchelli “Brighter than several suns at midday” was how Manhattan Project nuclear program director General Leslie Groves described the impact of the first controlled nuclear test in history, 1945’s “Operation Trinity,”

Anfiteatro de Paolo Soleri, ca. 1975 Mucho más amplio que una línea (much wider than a line) SITElines Site Santa Fe 2016 Curadores: Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Pip Day, Pablo León de la Barra, Kiki Mazzucchelli “Más luminoso que varios soles al mediodía” es como describió el director del programa nuclear Manhattan Project, el general

Fathoms

Fathoms

Curated by John McKissick

Radical Abacus Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA 07/08/2016 – 08/14/2016

Motives, form, canvas, sublimation, ink, abandon, apostrophe, oils, contemplation, transfer, projection, filament, reversal, acrylic, irony, coils, conversation, trauma, panel, gesture, hair, linen, synecdoche, mesh, costume, petals, desert… Fathoms are depths of substance and distances of comprehension reached at the body’s intrinsic limit. Provoking the abyss between the artist and her working surface, the paintings in Fathoms gauge the phantom dimensions among

Motives, form, canvas, sublimation, ink, abandon, apostrophe, oils, contemplation, transfer, projection, filament, reversal, acrylic, irony, coils, conversation, trauma, panel, gesture, hair, linen, synecdoche, mesh, costume, petals, desert… Fathoms are depths of substance and distances of comprehension reached at the body’s intrinsic limit. Provoking the abyss between the artist and her working surface, the paintings in Fathoms gauge the phantom dimensions among

Looking Forward Looking Back

Looking Forward Looking Back

Curated by Merry Scully

New Mexico Museum of Art Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA 09/11/2015 – 01/17/2016

This exhibition looks back at historic works by significant women artists from the Museum of Art collection while looking forward at new projects by contemporary women artists. The historic works from the collection include Eleanor Antin’s 100 Boot postcards, a 1967 drawing by Eva Hesse, Beatrice Wood drawings from the 1920s, a selection of photographs

This exhibition looks back at historic works by significant women artists from the Museum of Art collection while looking forward at new projects by contemporary women artists. The historic works from the collection include Eleanor Antin’s 100 Boot postcards, a 1967 drawing by Eva Hesse, Beatrice Wood drawings from the 1920s, a selection of photographs

Necessary Force: Art in the Police State Necessary Force: Art in the Police State

Necessary Force: Art in the Police State

Curated by Karen Fiss and Kymberly Pinder

University of New Mexico Art Museum Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 09/11/2015 – 12/12/2015

Artists: Josh Begley, Center for Tactical Magic, Larry Clark, Max King Cap, Mel Chin, Nani Chacon, Nick Cave, Melvin Edwards, Anita Luttrell Fields, Harun Farocki, Jacques Fragua, Harry Gamboa/ASCO, Nicholas Herrera, Danny Lyon, Jeremy Mende, Charles Moore, Otabenga Jones & Associates, Trevor Paglen, Dread Scott, Hito Steyerl, LaShawnda Crowe Storm, Spatial Information Design Lab (Eric

Artists: Josh Begley, Center for Tactical Magic Larry Clark, Max King Cap, Mel Chin, Nani Chacon, Nick Cave, Melvin Edwards, Anita Luttrell Fields, Harun Farocki, Jacques Fragua, Harry Gamboa/ASCO, Nicholas Herrera, Danny Lyon, Jeremy Mende, Charles Moore, Otabenga Jones & Associates, Trevor Paglen, Dread Scott, Hito Steyerl, LaShawnda Crowe Storm, Spatial Information Design Lab (Eric