Javier Hontoria

Antonio Rovaldi

The Goma

December 2013

Two years ago, after the opening of his first solo exhibition at this gallery, artist Antonio Rovaldi bought a small ten-inch plaster statue of an armless man in Madrid’s popular flea market, El Rastro. Back in Milan, where he currently … READ ON

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Victor Man

Galerie Neu

October 2013

Romanian artist Victor Man’s first solo exhibition with this gallery succeeds in restoring the bourgeois interior of the space’s previous incarnation as a nineteenth-century opulent dwelling while simultaneously depicting a dark and … READ ON

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Patricia Esquivias

October 2013

Patricia Esquivias has an unquestionably international background. Born in Caracas in 1979 to a Spanish father and a Peruvian mother, she studied in the UK and the US and subsequently divided her time between Mexico and Spain before settling… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2013 [TOC]

Juan López

Galería Juan Silió

September 2013

For the past ten years, Juan López has found his place among the best Spanish artists of his generation through work that presents ludic yet trenchant reflections on architecture, public space, institutional critique, and street art. Whether… READ ON

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Fernando García

September 2013

For more than a decade, the art of Madrid-born Fernando García was easily recognizable as part of the widespread trend of post-Conceptual painting sweeping Europe these days. Such work was marked by an ironic use of language, wry comments … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2013 [TOC]

Pere Llobera

Galerie Fons Welters

July 2013

Pere Llobera’s current exhibition extends his distinctive conceptual position on the possibilities of painting. Yet a sense of melancholia arises from two paintings installed near each other at the far end of the gallery, works that set … READ ON

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“Insomnia”

Fundació Joan Miró

June 2013

“Insomnia” is the result of yet another exhaustive, painstaking, and coherent research project by Catalan curator Neus Miró on the language of film. Not too long ago, she curated a well thought-out show (“The Times of a Place,” 2009)… READ ON

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Armando Andrade Tudela

June 2013

Armando Andrade Tudela’s work employs an array of strategies derived from the aesthetics of modernism to articulate social and cultural ideas associated with both his native Peru and Latin America more broadly. This mission inevitably … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2013 [TOC]

Daniel Jacoby

April 2013

Daniel Jacoby turns his back on many of the art world’s traditional assumptions. His work is in constant flux, his installations characterized by complex shifts between ideas, images, and forms and a methodology that dodges the usual dynamics… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2013 [TOC]

Fermín Jiménez Landa

Galería Bacelos | Madrid

March 2013

An old car is parked in the middle of the exhibition space in Fermín Jiménez Landa’s solo show in Madrid. Its title, Vaho (Breath) (all works 2012), places us before its essential singularity: It is full of steam that only affords a … READ ON

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