Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Nothing Conceptual: La Meme Era @ La Barra de Paquito Nothing Conceptual: La Meme Era @ La Barra de Paquito

Nothing Conceptual: La Meme Era @ La Barra de Paquito

Jesús 'Bubú' Negrón

Embajada San Juan, Puerto Rico 07/09/2016 – 08/27/2016

Nothing Conceptual: La Meme Era @ La Barra de Paquito presents a series of works by Jesús ‘Bubu’ Negrón pulled from text message exchanges between himself and friend, artist, and collaborator, Radames ‘Juni’ Figueroa. Through this exchange of digital anecdotal imagery, wry commentary is instigated, better known in contemporary culture as the ‘internet meme’. Using this language of contemporary

Nothing Conceptual: La Meme Era @ La Barra de Paquito presenta una serie de trabajos de Jesús ‘Bubu’ Negrón sacados de intercambios por mensaje de texto entre él y su amigo y colaborador, el artista Radamés ‘Juni’ Figueroa. A través de este intercambio de imágenes anecdóticas digitales, se incitan comentarios mordaces, mejor conocidos en la cultura contemporánea como ‘memes

Hello People / Privet Lyudi Hello People / Privet Lyudi

Hello People / Privet Lyudi

Stefan Tcherepnin

Green Tea Gallery / Freedman Fitzpatrick Los Angeles, California, USA 07/20/2014 – 08/23/2014

Hello People. Recordings of sustained trumpet tones reverberate the walls. A mechanical object, made up of valves, tubes and horns, merges two existences’. Engines powered by human breath. The emission of the most pure tones are corrupted by inherent human irregularity. Hello people are benign ghosts. Unwilling to conform to the policies of utter chaos

Hello People. Recordings of sustained trumpet tones reverberate the walls. A mechanical object, made up of valves, tubes and horns, merges two existences’. Engines powered by human breath. The emission of the most pure tones are corrupted by inherent human irregularity. Hello people are benign ghosts. Unwilling to conform to the policies of utter chaos

Bad Influence Bad Influence

Bad Influence

Curated by Andrew J. Greene

Michael Thibault Gallery Los Angeles, California, USA 07/11/2014 – 08/30/2014

Bad Influence presents works by Gretchen Bender, Ashley Bickerton, Wim Delvoye and Jonathan Lasker symptomatic of a certain 80s generation of artists who simulated and abstracted the visual language of consumerism to rupture traditional media circuitry. The exhibition reexamines this aesthetic strategy and questions its use by artists today. Bender’s People in Pain (1988) isolates

Bad Influence presents works by Gretchen Bender, Ashley Bickerton, Wim Delvoye and Jonathan Lasker symptomatic of a certain 80s generation of artists who simulated and abstracted the visual language of consumerism to rupture traditional media circuitry. The exhibition reexamines this aesthetic strategy and questions its use by artists today. Bender’s People in Pain (1988) isolates

Education Pig

Education Pig

Odilon Redon

Château Shatto Los Angeles, California, USA 07/26/2014 – 09/06/2014

Château Shatto opens in downtown Los Angeles on July 26, 2014. The gallery com- mences its program with an exhibition of new work by Body by Body and a presen- tation of Odilon Redon’s The Temptation of St Anthony and The Apocalypse of Saint John. Body by Body’s exhibitions read like fictive accounts. They pull

Château Shatto opens in downtown Los Angeles on July 26, 2014. The gallery com- mences its program with an exhibition of new work by Body by Body and a presen- tation of Odilon Redon’s The Temptation of St Anthony and The Apocalypse of Saint John. Body by Body’s exhibitions read like fictive accounts. They pull

The Little Dog Laughed

The Little Dog Laughed

Pia Camil

Blum & Poe Los Angeles, California, USA 07/12/2014 – 08/23/2014

Blum & Poe is pleased to announce The Little Dog Laughed, Mexico City-based artist Pia Camilʼs first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. Camil presents three interrelated bodies of work — a large-scale hanging curtain, paintings, and ceramic vases — which are inspired and based on abandoned billboards found around Mexico. Camil appropriates elements, such as

Blum & Poe is pleased to announce The Little Dog Laughed, Mexico City-based artist Pia Camilʼs first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. Camil presents three interrelated bodies of work — a large-scale hanging curtain, paintings, and ceramic vases — which are inspired and based on abandoned billboards found around Mexico. Camil appropriates elements, such as

The Space Between Us The Space Between Us

The Space Between Us

Piotr Łakomy

Farhenheit Los Angeles, California, USA 07/19/2014 – 09/27/2014

Fahrenheit’s summer exhibition, The Space Between Us, explores how the line in drawing, sculpture, film, and performance extends beyond flatness and into physical space through the construction of fluid and indefinite movement. This three-person presentation utilizes the exhibition space as a support for a reflection on the line, understood as a path between points and

Fahrenheit’s summer exhibition, The Space Between Us, explores how the line in drawing, sculpture, film, and performance extends beyond flatness and into physical space through the construction of fluid and indefinite movement. This three-person presentation utilizes the exhibition space as a support for a reflection on the line, understood as a path between points and

Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars

Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars

Slavs and Tatars

Dallas Museum of Art Dallas, Texas, USA 07/18/2014 – 12/14/2014

Slavs and Tatars, founded in 2006, is an art collective whose installations, lecture-performances, sculptures and publications contemplate otherwise little-known affinities, syncretic ideas, belief systems and rituals among peoples of the Caucasus, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Pursuing an unconventional research-based approach, the group identifies the “area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of

Slavs and Tatars, founded in 2006, is an art collective whose installations, lecture-performances, sculptures and publications contemplate otherwise little-known affinities, syncretic ideas, belief systems and rituals among peoples of the Caucasus, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Pursuing an unconventional research-based approach, the group identifies the “area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of