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Claire Fontaine

February 2011

For their exhibition “Arando el mar” (Ploughing the Sea), the Paris-based collective Claire Fontaine lowered the ceiling of this gallery, and on it, they wrote a fragment of text from Lidia Falcón’s book Letters to a Spanish Idiot (… READ ON

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Jorge Méndez Blake

January 2011

For this exhibition, curator Daniela Pérez invited artist Jorge Méndez Blake to reinterpret the Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo’s collection. Because of the close connection between literature and Méndez Blake’s work, his point of … READ ON

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“Today I Feel Well”

August 2010

This exhibition borrows its title from the microstory “Fecundidad” (Fertility), by writer Augusto Monterroso, and includes works by François Bucher, José León Cerrillo, Mario García Torres, Christian Jankowski, and the Tercerunquinto… READ ON

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“PanAmericana”

August 2010

Curated by Jens Hoffmann, this group exhibition presents the work of twenty-two emerging artists from the Americas. After observing, during his travels, the scant communication among Latin American artists, Hoffmann set out to construct a … READ ON

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“The Traveling Show”

June 2010

Curated by Adriano Pedrosa, this sizable show explores and makes troublesome art’s relationship to the notion of travel. It opens with four works from nineteenth-century Europeans––Octavio D’Alvimar, Henri Pierre León Pharamond … READ ON

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Pedro Reyes

March 2010

Pedro Reyes first conceived of a television series that would feature puppets of Karl Marx and philosopher Adam Smith in 2007. It was not until the next year, however, when Akiko Miyake, the cocurator of the third Yokohama Triennale, put him… READ ON

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Abraham Cruzvillegas

Abraham Cruzvillegas discusses La Galería de Comercio

March 2010

Abraham Cruzvillegas, known for using handmade and found objects in his sculptures, inaugurated La Galería de Comercio last month in Mexico City. This nonprofit temporary “street space” will present several one-evening events over the … READ ON

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