Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Dilatantes Dilatantes

Dilatantes

Mercedes Elena González

META Miami with Henrique Faria Fine Art Miami, Florida, USA September 11, 2019 – January 23, 2020

  Hybridizations When observing the components of Mercedes Elena González’s recent work, grouped together here under the title Dilatantes, we could assume that they form an integral part of an “archive” or “register” of successive previous works. With this temporal recuperation, González establishes a formal and conceptual continuity that is a function of the traces

Mercedes Elena González, Dilatantes (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Miami Biennale Mercedes Elena González, Dilatantes (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Miami Biennale Mercedes Elena González, Dilatantes (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Miami Biennale Hibridaciones Al observar los componentes de la obra reciente de Mercedes Elena González, agrupados bajo el título Dilatantes, podemos asumir que son

Esta tierra es tu tierra Esta tierra es tu tierra

Esta tierra es tu tierra

Erick Antonio Benitez

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA November 25, 2019 – January 12, 2020

The Gallery at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) presents a solo exhibition of Erick Antonio Benitez: Esta Tierra Es Tu Tierra (This Land is Your Land). Erick Antonio Benitez is a first-generation Salvadorian-American who earned his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. His work deals with the human intervention of the natural environment and the social-political connotations of

Erick Antonio Benitez, Esta Tierra Es Tu Tierra ( This Land Is Your Land). 2016 – On-going. Multimedia Installation: Video projection mapping, soundscapes, spray paint on wood and foam core, assorted sand and dirt from various border sites, found clothing articles and belongings, yucca flowers, seashells, and rocks. Photo Credit: Kay Baier Erick Antonio Benitez,

Mud Mud

Mud

Sarah McMenimen

Garden Los Angeles, California, USA November 9, 2019 – January 11, 2020

Garden presents Mud, an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Sarah McMenimen. In these sculptures and reliefs, McMenimen forges accretions and erosions of sand, stone, dirt, and resin, or reused post-industrial alloy metals. Formed with the indices of non-human matter and traces, including shells, plants, and animal prints, McMenimen here explores the rich

Sarah McMenimen, Mud (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of the artist and Garden. Photo by Marten Elder Sarah McMenimen, Mud (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of the artist and Garden. Photo by Marten Elder Sarah McMenimen, Full Moon Moth (2019). Cast, carved, and welded aluminum. Image courtesy of the artist and Garden. Photo by Marten Elder Garden presents

Privé Privé

Privé

Anna Uddenberg

Marciano Art Foundation Los Angeles, California, USA July 25, 2019 – December 22, 2019

Anna Uddenberg explores social conventions and norms that are the product of consumer culture. She challenges ingrained ways of thinking and seeing as well as ideas of mental and physical mobility. Through the lens of the feedback loop that is social media, she analyzes systems of representation, the performativity of femme expressions and its cross-connection

Installation view of Anna Uddenberg: Privé, 2019. Courtesy of the artist, Marciano Art Foundation and House of Gaga, Mexico City and Los Angeles. Photo: Jeff Mclane Installation view of Anna Uddenberg: Privé, 2019. Courtesy of the artist, Marciano Art Foundation and House of Gaga, Mexico City and Los Angeles. Photo: Jeff Mclane Installation view of

Brave New Worlds: Explorations of Space

Brave New Worlds: Explorations of Space

Curated by Mara Gladstone

Palm Springs Art Museum Palm Springs, California, USA June 1, 2019 – December 15, 2019

Palm Springs Art Museum presents Brave New Worlds: Explorations of Space. Curated by Mara Gladstone, Associate Curator, the exhibition features five women artists, Kelly Akashi, Gisela Colon, Victoria Fu, Karen Lofgren, and Adee Roberson, who work sculpturally to represent their unique understandings of the body’s connection to the external world. Brave New Worlds occupies a series

Kelly Akashi, Feel Me (Cranberry), 2018, bronze, glass. Courtesy the artist and François Ghebaly, Los Angeles Gisela Colon, Untitled (15-Foot Parabolic Monolith Iridium), 2017, engineered carbon fiber. Courtesy of GAVLAK Gallery, Los Angeles and Palm Beach, and the artist Adee Roberson, Yam Spirit and Neon Sunrise, 2019, acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist Palm

Le hablo a tu fantasma (todas las cosas se borran)

Le hablo a tu fantasma (todas las cosas se borran)

Juan Pablo Garza

Proxyco New York, USA September 28, 2019 – November 10, 2019

Terremoto is pleased to present the exhibitions selected for Terremoto Art Weekend NYC 2019, an initiative gathering more than 20 institutions, galleries and spaces in New York City featuring Latin American, Latinx and Afrodescendant artists. If you are in town, make sure you rsvp for a group walkthrough of each show at rsvp@terremoto.mx and stay

Juan Pablo Garza, Le hablo a tu fantasma (todas las cosas se borran) (2019). Installation view. Photo by Zach Hayman Juan Pablo Garza, Le hablo a tu fantasma (todas las cosas se borran) (2019). Installation view. Photo by Zach Hayman Juan Pablo Garza, Le hablo a tu fantasma (todas las cosas se borran) (2019). Installation

staring at the sun

staring at the sun

Rafa Esparza; curated by Marco Antonio Flores

MASS MoCA North Adams, Massachusetts, USA January 19, 2019 – December 1, 2019

Rafa Esparza first used the labor-intensive process of hand-making adobe bricks in 2014. Extending the skill he learned from his father—who made adobe bricks in Mexico to sell and to build his first home—Los Angeles-based Esparza hand-made approximately 1,400 adobe bricks to cover the surface of Michael Parker’s sculpture, The Unfinished. Through this project the artist

Rafa Esparza, Border Wash: Mexican immigrant laborers sprayed with DDT at processing center in Hidalgo,Texas—after Leonard Nadel, 1956 (2019). Acrylic on adobe panel (local dirt, horse dung, hay, Hoosic River water, chain-link fence, plywood). Image courtesy of MASS MoCA. Photo by Kaelan Burkett Rafa Esparza, Hector and Jose Polio as Hero Twins: Hunahpu and Xbalanque (2019). Acrylic on adobe panel (local dirt,

B.A.T. State III

B.A.T. State III

Curated by Anita Bunn and Francesco X. Siqueiros

Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum Long Beach, California, USA September 9, 2019 – November 14, 2019

B.A.T. State III presented a diverse body of prints by women artists from the archives of El Nopal Press in Los Angeles. Co-curators Anita Bunn and Francesco X. Siqueiros engage themes of artistic representation and political activism while they examine how the evolution of printmaking is influenced by the cultural and geographic border between California

B.A.T. State III (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum B.A.T. State III (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum B.A.T. State III (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum B.A.T. State III presented a diverse body of prints by women artists from

The Devil Sees Beauty In A Pair Of Horns, Four Claws, And A Tail

The Devil Sees Beauty In A Pair Of Horns, Four Claws, And A Tail

Dalton Gata

Chapter NY New York, USA September 13, 2019 – October 27, 2019

Terremoto is pleased to present the exhibitions selected for Terremoto Art Weekend NYC 2019, an initiative gathering more than 20 institutions, galleries and spaces in New York City featuring Latin American, Latinx and Afrodescendant artists. If you are in town, make sure you rsvp for a group walkthrough of each show at rsvp@terremoto.mx and stay

Dalton Gata, Bathroom Line (2019). Installation view. Courtesy of the artist and Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City. Photo by Dario Lasagni Dalton Gata, The Devil Sees Beauty In A Pair Of Horns, Four Claws, And A Tail (2019). Installation view. Courtesy of the artist and Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City. Photo by Dario Lasagni Dalton Gata, Bathroom

Disidencia Disidencia

Disidencia

Minerva Cuevas

Mishkin Gallery New York, USA August 29, 2019 – November 1, 2019

Terremoto is pleased to present the exhibitions selected for Terremoto Art Weekend NYC 2019, an initiative gathering more than 20 institutions, galleries and spaces in New York City featuring Latin American, Latinx and Afrodescendant artists. If you are in town, make sure you rsvp for a group walkthrough of each show at rsvp@terremoto.mx and stay

Minerva Cuevas, Disidencia (2019). Installation view, Mishkin Gallery. Photograph by Isabel Asha Penzlien Minerva Cuevas, Disidencia (2019). Installation view, Mishkin Gallery. Photograph by Isabel Asha Penzlien Minerva Cuevas, Disidencia (2019). Installation view, Mishkin Gallery. Photograph by Isabel Asha Penzlien Terremoto is pleased to present the exhibitions selected for Terremoto Art Weekend NYC 2019, an initiative