Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Room for Failure Room for Failure

Room for Failure

Curated by Omar López-Chahoud

Piero Atchugarry Gallery Miami, Florida, USA 02/21/2019 – 05/19/2019

Room for Failure is a group exhibition about the thought process and connection that exists between the mental space of the creator and the end result (the artwork)—the subjective versus the objective. It is often associated with the simple action of defeat, collapse, and nonsuccess. Although “failure” has a negative connotation and it is read as

Andre Komatsu, Ruinas latino-americanas (2018). Digital manipulation printed on newspaper (Folha de São Paulo, 01/24/2018) and cotton string. Image courtesy of Piero Atchugarry Gallery Andre Komatsu, Terra plena 3 [project] (2019). 30 cement bags cut and hardened cement. Image courtesy of Piero Atchugarry Gallery William Cordova, Rami maki (Condensed history of Alchemy) (2019). Cut paper, ink, and paint.

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, at Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska

By Melinda Kozel Omaha, Nebraska, USA 12/07/2017 – 02/24/2018

The Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts debuted Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly this last winter in Omaha, Nebraska. The exhibit, curated by Risa Puleo—the first to hold title as Curator-in-Residence at the Bemis Center—seeks to address the contemporary result of a long and woven history of movement, as

Salvador Jimenez-Flores, Nopales híbridos: An Imaginary World of a Rascuache-Futurism, 2017. Terra-cotta, porcelain, underglazes, gold luster and terra-cotta slip. 96 x 96 x 96 inches. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Colin Conces El Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Bemis inauguró el invierno pasado en Omaha, Nebraska, Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the

Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

Curated by Trevor Schoonmaker and Miranda Lash

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USA 09/01/2016 – 01/08/2017

Artists: Terry Adkins, Walter Inglis Anderson, Benny Andrews, Radcliffe Bailey, Romare Bearden, Sanford Biggers, Willie Birch, Rachel Boillot, Douglas Bourgeois, Roger Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Diego Camposeco, Mel Chin, William Christenberry, Sonya Clark, Robert Colescott, William Cordova, Jerstin Crosby and Bill Thelen, Thornton Dial, Sam Durant, William Eggleston, Minnie Jones Evans, Ralph Fasanella, Skylar Fein, Howard Finster,

Artists: Terry Adkins, Walter Inglis Anderson, Benny Andrews, Radcliffe Bailey, Romare Bearden, Sanford Biggers, Willie Birch, Rachel Boillot, Douglas Bourgeois, Roger Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Diego Camposeco, Mel Chin, William Christenberry, Sonya Clark, Robert Colescott, William Cordova, Jerstin Crosby and Bill Thelen, Thornton Dial, Sam Durant, William Eggleston, Minnie Jones Evans, Ralph Fasanella, Skylar Fein, Howard Finster,