Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Curated by Dexter Wimberly and Larry Ossei-Mensah

Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco, California, USA 05/08/2019 – 08/11/2019

“Those alive to ever-present signifiers of enslavement and colonialism have to look no further than the average bottle of rum. For the labels either contain supposedly comforting artistic renderings of benevolent plantation scenes, or these labels boldly and proudly declare that the product has a centuries-old manufacturing pedigree. We don’t have to do much speculating

Firelei Báez, How to slip out of your body quietly (2018). Acrylic and oil on paper. Collection of Alyssa and Gregory Shannon Angel Otero, Veranda (Sca02), (2013). Fired Steel and glazed porcelain. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupi Firelei Báez, Love that does not choose you (Collapse the rooms and structures that depend on you to hold

I’m Not Drunk I’m Not Drunk

I’m Not Drunk

Curaduría por Radamés “Juni” Figueroa

km 0.2 San Juan, Puerto Rico 03/28/2019 – 05/16/2019

I’m not drunk es un proyecto curado por Radamés Juni Figueroa para km 0.2. El proyecto retoma una iniciativa hecha por el artista desde al año 2011 titulada La Loseta. La Loseta fue una plataforma expositiva que albergó un total de 12 exhibiciones y varios eventos durante el 2011. La idea primordial de este proyecto

Chloe Wilcox, HA! HA! HA! (2019). Medio mixto. Imagen cortesía de km 0.2 Cristina Tufiño, Dos de hamburger (2019). Yeso. Imagen cortesía de km 0.2 Carolina Caycedo, Lolita Lebron (2018). Tinta sobre papel; Monica Rodríguez, Arsenal rodante (2014). Madera de flor de maga; Carolina Caycedo, Iris Chacon (2018). Tinta sobre papel. Imagen cortesía de km 2.0

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