November 2012

OPENINGS: MATEO LÓPEZ

Apsara DiQuinzio

“THERE ARE OPTICAL ILLUSIONS in time as well as space.” For his 2011 exhibition “Maio” (May) at Galeria Luisa Strina in São Paulo, Mateo López neatly lifted Marcel Proust’s famous words, writing them out in graphite on a crisp white sheet of paper that he taped to the wall at the beginning of the exhibition. The epigraph served both to unmoor the artist’s objects …

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