Javier Hontoria

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

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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

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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

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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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Nuria Fuster

February 2013

Nuria Fuster’s stylistic repertoire ranges from post-Minimalism (especially the legacy of Joseph Beuys and Robert Rauschenberg) to classical sculpture, yet she is as sensitive to the formal and narrative possibilities of quotidian objects… READ ON

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Jacobo Castellano

December 2012

Jacobo Castellano emerged on the Spanish art scene a decade ago with works that vividly retrace the memory of his early years in the southern region of his native Andalusia. Ever since, the distinctive environment in which Castellano spent … READ ON

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Elena Asins

November 2012

Elena Asins first began exhibiting her work in 1960 at the age of twenty. Yet despite her long-standing presence in the Spanish art world, she can still be considered an outsider in the sense that she has tended to ignore the prominent trends… READ ON

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Rubén Grilo

Nogueras Blanchard

October 2012

Who does a joke belong to? Rubén Grilo’s strikingly diverse work on view at NoguerasBlanchard’s new space in Madrid features a sound piece in which all we hear is two comedians quarrelling over the authorship of a joke. The work, which… READ ON

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