Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Un negocio de afecto y aversión (Inebriate of air am I)

Un negocio de afecto y aversión (Inebriate of air am I)

Octavio Abúndez, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Cristina Garrido, Claudia Peña Salinas y otrxs

Galería CURRO Guadalajara, Jalisco, México January 31, 2020 – May 29, 2020

Somehow, my interest in art has always favored those practices whose aesthetic decisions and theoretical background serve as a response to the impossibility of verbalizing their own thesis. What do I mean by this? That there is no other alternative for doing justice to the philosophical vision of the artist than through the plastic strategies

Un negocio de afecto y aversión (Inebriate of air am I) (2020).Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería CURRO Un negocio de afecto y aversión (Inebriate of air am I) (2020).Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería CURRO Un negocio de afecto y aversión (Inebriate of air am I) (2020).Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de

A Dominant Mode of Art Production A Dominant Mode of Art Production

A Dominant Mode of Art Production

Cristina Garrido

Galería CURRO Guadalajara, Jalisco, México 02/02/2018 – 03/30/2018

Cristina Garrido (Madrid, 1986) se ha caracterizado por su análisis crítico al entorno del arte contemporáneo. Más allá de la crítica institucional, su práctica se acerca a la de una investigadora que cuestiona su propio método y reflexiona sobre los procesos que hacen posible su presentación en el contexto del arte. Utilizando estrategias del apropiacionismo

Cristina Garrido. Exhibition view of A Dominant Mode of Art Production at Galería CURRO, Guadalajara, México, 2018. Courtesy of Galería CURRO Cristina Garrido. Exhibition view of A Dominant Mode of Art Production at Galería CURRO, Guadalajara, México, 2018. Courtesy of Galería CURRO Cristina Garrido. Exhibition view of A Dominant Mode of Art Production at Galería

La materia como estado mental La materia como estado mental

La materia como estado mental

Mauricio Alejo

Galería CURRO Guadalajara, Jalisco, México 10/12/2017 – 12/22/2017

Mauricio Alejo (Mexico City, 1969) is a Mexican artist with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from New York University. His work is focused on the creation of ” sculptural moments or events” captured in time and presented in photography or video. Alejo seeks to position seemingly familiar objects in a new narrative that doesn’t follow the mere decontextualization

Installation view. Image courtesy of Galería CURRO. Installation view. Image courtesy of Galería CURRO. Installation view. Image courtesy of Galería CURRO. Mauricio Alejo (Ciudad de México, 1969), es un artista mexicano con estudios de Maestría en Arte por la Universidad de Nueva York. Su trabajo se centra en la creación de “momentos o eventos escultóricos” capturados en

More/Than/This

More/Than/This

Richard T. Walker

Galería CURRO Guadalajara, Jalisco, México 05/18/2017 – 07/28/2017

At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art because it was abstract, not figurative. In contrast, my intention in On Land was to make music that was like figurative painting, but without referring to the history of

Richard T. Walker, installation view of More/Than/This, curated by Julio César Morales. Courtesy of CURRO gallery Richard T. Walker, Left: This as determined by these #2, 2016. Right: The other side of meaning something other than this, 2015. Courtesy of CURRO gallery Richard T. Walker, installation view of More/Than/This, curated by Julio Morales. Courtesy of CURRO gallery At the

There Is No Other World, There Is Only A Better Way To Live There Is No Other World, There Is Only A Better Way To Live

There Is No Other World, There Is Only A Better Way To Live

Juan Capistrán

Galería CURRO Zapopan, Jalisco, México 02/04/2017 – 04/07/2017

Sire, I am from the other country acab acab acab! Yours acts of pity and cruelty are absurd, committed with calm, as if they were irresistible. Finally, you fear blood more and more. Blood and time. acab acab acab! Maybe there is a beast… acab acab acab! What I mean is, maybe it’s only us

Vista de instalación, 2017. Cortesía de Galería CURRO. Juan Capistrán, We will ask nothing. We will demand nothing. We will take, occupy, 2017. Blood, sweat and tears. Cortesía de CURRO. Vista de instalación, 2017. Cortesía de Galería CURRO. Sire, I am from the other country acab acab acab! Yours acts of pity and cruelty are

All the water under the bridge, the moon and the stars

All the water under the bridge, the moon and the stars

Alejandro Almanza Pereda

Galería CURRO Jalisco, México 11/17/2016 – 01/20/2017

Alejandro Almanza Pereda (1977) creates sculpture, photography, video, public art and art installations which emphasize our affective bonds with objects through artwork that may seem unstable, immaterial or in the apex of disaster. In All the water under the bridge, the moon and the stars Almanza Pereda presents a new series of sculptures whose artistic discourse

Exhibition view: A glass of fruit, 2016. HD Video. Courtesy of Galería CURRO. Exhibition view, 2016. Courtesy of Galería CURRO. Tinkertoy (Eggs and Balls), 2016. Archival pigment print. 31.8 x 23.42 in. (81 x 59.5 cm). Alejandro Almanza Pereda (1977) produce escultura, fotografía, video, obra en espacio público e instalaciones que enfatizan nuestros vínculos afectivos