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Silent Water Silent Water

Silent Water

Félix González-Torres, Dike Blair, Vija Celmins y otros

Galería Mascota Ciudad de México February 4, 2020 – April 4, 2020

Galeria Mascota presents present Silent Water, a group exhibition illustrated through eight intergenerational, exploring the relations of detail, intimacy, and temporality. Ranging from photography to small format sculpture, the works featured in Silent Water create an environment of delicate tension. Depicting a human strength in the fragility of a passing moment. The works of the

Silent Water (2020). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería Mascota Silent Water (2020). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería Mascota Silent Water (2020). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería Mascota Galería Mascota presenta Silent Water, una exposición colectiva ilustrada a través de ocho artistas intergeneracionales, que exploran las relaciones entre el detalle,

The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art

The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art

Curated by J. Rachel Gustafson

Norton Museum of Art West Palm Beach, Florida, USA October 4, 2019 – March 1, 2020

The Norton Museum of Art today announced its fall exhibition, The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art, which is the first in a planned series of projects dedicated to Latin American artists. Largely drawn from the Norton’s permanent collection, the exhibition addresses ideas about the body and its symbolic

Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican, born Costa Rica, 1912 – 1998), Desnudo Reclinado (Reclining Nude), 1970. Sepia crayon on ivory paper. Gift of Fels Hecht/The Fels Hecht Collection, 89.94 © Fundación Zúñiga Laborde A. C. Installation image of The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art at the Norton Museum of Art.

Where the Oceans Meet Where the Oceans Meet

Where the Oceans Meet

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal

Museum of Art and Design at MDC Miami, Florida, USA April 5, 2019 – September 29, 2019

  Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC) presents Where the Oceans Meet, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. The international group of thirty-nine artists and collectives in the exhibition consider notions of shifting and

Lani Maestro, A Book Thick Of Ocean ( 1993). Photo by Lincoln Mulcahy. Courtesy of the artist. Ana Mendieta, Fundamento Palo Monte: Silueta Series (Gunpowder Works) (1980). Photo Credit: Vieri Tomaselli. © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Courtesy of The Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection, Miami Yto Barrada. Film

Forging Territories: Queer Afro and Latinx Contemporary Art Forging Territories: Queer Afro and Latinx Contemporary Art

Forging Territories: Queer Afro and Latinx Contemporary Art

Curated by Rubén Esparza

San Diego Art Institute San Diego, California, USA 06/29/2019 – 11/03/2019

Musings on a Blacktino Critical Optic The year 2019 marks a watershed moment in LGBTQ history as museums and cultural institutions across the country commemorate the fifty-year anniversary of Stonewall, that raucous riot where queers fought back at intrepid police raids at Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1969. As with all cultural

Patrisse Cullors, Untitled (2019). Performance for opening night. ©Patrisse Cullors. Photo by ©Philipp Scholz Ritterman and ©Tim Hardy Alma Lopez, Santa, Lucia, Santa Wilgerfortis, Julia Pastrana (2014). ©Alma Lopez. Photo by ©Philipp Scholz Ritterman and ©Tim Hardy Vinnie Garcia, 2nd Puberty (2019). Immersive installation. ©Vinnie Garcia. Photo by ©Philipp Scholz Ritterman and ©Tim Hardy Reflexiones Sobre

do it do it

do it

Curada por Romina Castiñeira y Leandro Comba

Centro Cultural Parque de España Rosario, Argentina 10/25/2018 – 12/16/2018

Llega a Rosario do it, un proyecto que se despliega en el marco de interrogantes críticos dentro de la práctica curatorial y la producción artística contemporánea. Por segunda vez en Argentina, la muestra acerca instrucciones de artistas de todo el mundo para que valores locales las interpreten. Las instrucciones seleccionadas son de los siguientes artistas:

Erwin Wurm, Sin título, 1995. Imagen cortesía de Romina Castiñeira Obra de Mariana Telleria, vista de instalación en do it, Centro Cultural Parque de España, Rosario, 2018. Imagen cortesía de Romina Castiñeira Obra de Lucia Von Sprecher, vista de instalación en do it, Centro Cultural Parque de España, Rosario, 2018. Imagen cortesía de Romina Castiñeira Llega a Rosario do

That Obscure Object of Desire That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Curated by Philip Larratt-Smith

Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel: Galeria + Carpintaria São Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 03/17/2018 – 04/28/2018

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents That Obscure Object of Desire, a group show conceived by Philip Larratt-Smith, which takes place simultaneously at the venues Galeria (São Paulo) and Carpintaria (Rio de Janeiro). In keeping with this paired concept, the opening reception took place at Carpintaria on March 17, with a second event held at Galeria on

That Obscure Object of Desire. Exhibition view at Carpintaria, Rio de Janeiro, 2018. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro That Obscure Object of Desire. Exhibition view at Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel | Galeria, São Paulo, 2018. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro That

Untitled, 1995 Untitled, 1995

Untitled, 1995

Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Sonora 128 Ciudad de México, México 01/01/2018 – 02/28/2018

The eighth iteration of Sonora 128 presents the billboard work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995. From January through February 2018, a black and white image of a bird soaring through space will simultaneously appear on six billboards located throughout the metropolitan area of Mexico City. Dispersing itself throughout the urban environment in a final parting

Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995, billboard, dimensions vary with installation, private collection, New York. Courtesy of Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation. Photo: PJ Rountree Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995, billboard, dimensions vary with installation, private collection, New York. Courtesy of Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation. Photo: PJ Rountree Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled, 1995,

Home — So Different, So Appealing Home — So Different, So Appealing

Home — So Different, So Appealing

Curated by Chon Noriega, Mari Carmen Ramírez and Pilar Tompkins Rivas

LACMA Los Angeles, California, USA 06/11/2017 – 10/15/2017

Artists: Laura Aguilar, Allora & Calzadilla (Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla), Carmen Argote, Andres Asturias, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Myrna Báez, Antonio Berni, Johanna Calle, Luis Camnitzer, Leyla Cárdenas, Livia Corona Benjamin, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Gabriel de la Mora, Perla de Leon, Christina Fernandez, León Ferrari, Ramiro Gomez, Beatriz González, María Elena González, Felix González -Torres, María Teresa Hincapié, Salomón Huerta, Jessica Kairé, Guillermo Kuitca, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Antonio Martorell, Gordon Matta-Clark, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Mondongo (Juliana Lafitte & Manuel Mendanha), Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Julio Cesar Morales, Jorge

Laura Aguilar, In Sandy’s Room, 1989, Gelatin silver print, 52 × 42 3/4 in. (132.08 × 108.59 cm), Courtesy of UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and Library & Archive, © Laura Aguilar Installation photo featuring Pepón Osorio’s Badge of Honor, 1995 in the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 11, 2017

4ta Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, América Latina y el Caribe

4ta Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, América Latina y el Caribe

Curated by Gerardo Mosquera, Vanessa Hernández Gracia, and Alexia Tala Barril

Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, Casa Blanca, entre otras sedes San Juan, Puerto Rico 10/24/2015 – 02/27/2016

La Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, América Latina y el Caribe es la transformación de lo que fue, por más de 30 años, uno de los eventos de arte de mayor relevancia en América Latina y el Caribe, La Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano. Creada en 2004, la Trienal promueve la experimentación en

La Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, América Latina y el Caribe es la transformación de lo que fue, por más de 30 años, uno de los eventos de arte de mayor relevancia en América Latina y el Caribe, La Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano. Creada en 2004, la Trienal promueve la experimentación en

Colección Jumex, In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni

Colección Jumex, In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni

Curated by Eva Svennung, Fernando Mesta, Bernadette Van-Huy, Nicolas Ceccaldi, Peter Wächtler, and Susana Vargas

Museo Jumex Ciudad de México, México 07/11/2015 – 10/04/2015

Siguiendo la tradición de invitar a curadores externos a concebir y organizar exposiciones con la Colección Jumex, esta muestra es un ejercicio de libre interpretación a partir de obras en la colección realizado por Eva Svennung, Fernando Mesta, los artistas Bernadette Van-Huy, Nicolas Ceccaldi y Peter Wächtler, y la investigadora Susana Vargas. La exposición retoma

Siguiendo la tradición de invitar a curadores externos a concebir y organizar exposiciones con la Colección Jumex, esta muestra es un ejercicio de libre interpretación a partir de obras en la colección realizado por Eva Svennung, Fernando Mesta, los artistas Bernadette Van-Huy, Nicolas Ceccaldi y Peter Wächtler, y la investigadora Susana Vargas. La exposición retoma