Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Pasado mañana Pasado mañana

Pasado mañana

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Commonwealth and Council Los Angeles, USA 01/20/2018 – 03/03/2018

Commonwealth and Council presents Pasado mañana, an exhibition of new work by Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza. Together, they posit immigrant labor as a foundation for building a future in which multiple imaginaries of gender, race, class, and culture become possible. “Pasado mañana,” Spanish for “the day after tomorrow,” translates literally as “when tomorrow has

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza. Exhibition view of Pasado mañana at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018. Courtesy of the artists and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles. Photo: Ruben Diaz Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza. Exhibition view of Pasado mañana at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018. Courtesy of the artists

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

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