Frank Expůsito

The Rio Deal

The 4th ArtRio

September 2014 RIO DE JANEIRO

OPEN RELATIONSHIPS are racy; they reconsider the “you and I” in an otherwise closed system by granting foreigners entry, if only for a moment. For the fourth edition of ArtRio, the Cariocas once again opened their city to the Paulistas,… READ ON

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Mario Garcia Torres

Mario Garcia Torres discusses his work at the Hammer Museum

September 2014

The work of Mexico City–based artist Mario Garcia Torres addresses the ways in which art and information are constructed over time. Here he discusses I Am Not a Flopper, n.d., which is on view at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, from September… READ ON

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“Ultrapassado”

Broadway 1602

August 2014

The two-part exhibition “Ultrapassado” exclusively includes the work of female geometric abstractionists. Taking its name from the Portuguese term for transcending, the show in its second iteration comprises multimedia works that do just… READ ON

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Erika Verzutti

Erika Verzutti discusses her latest work and shows in New York

July 2014

Brazilian artist Erika Verzutti’s work investigates the role of the natural readymade in sculpture. She speaks here about her first solo museum exhibition, “Mineral,” which is on view at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art … READ ON

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Gabriel Kuri

Gabriel Kuri speaks about his exhibitions in Los Angeles

June 2014

Mexican artist Gabriel Kuri is known for sculptures that mobilize contrasting dualities. Here he speaks about his current exhibitions in Los Angeles: a solo show at Regen Projects, which is on view until June 28, 2014, and the pieces he … READ ON

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Renata Lucas

Renata Lucas discusses her latest works

April 2014

The work of Rio de Janeiro–based artist Renata Lucas takes a form from its environment—be it a sidewalk, gallery facade, or museum flooring—and changes a common aspect of its recognizable structure. Lucas speaks here about her two latest… READ ON

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Slow and Steady

The 33rd ARCO in Madrid

March 2014

CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRS MOVE FAST. For those dealers, collectors, and curators who stick around for the whirlwind of ten-hour fair days, visits to remote private collections, and thumping social hours at neighborhood joints with names like … READ ON

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Julio Le Parc

Casa Daros

February 2014

The utopian, kinetic output of Julio Le Parc has found a temporary home in Latin America. Born in Argentina in 1928, Le Parc has lived in Paris since 1958, and this exhibition, curated by Hans-Michael Herzog, focuses on his earliest light … READ ON

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Anthony McCall

Anthony McCall speaks about his early works

December 2013

New York–based British artist Anthony McCall has had two artistic careers: one from 1973 to 1980, and another beginning in 2001. For the nearly twenty years in between, McCall worked as a graphic designer and editor, pursuing a different … READ ON

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Coco Fusco

Coco Fusco talks about her latest performance

December 2013

Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco is well known for addressing abjection in her work. For her latest piece, Observations of Predation in Humans: A Lecture by Dr. Zira, Animal Psychologist, which she will perform at the Studio Museum in Harlem… READ ON

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