Jazmina Figueroa

  • View of “Marina Xenofontos: But we’ve met before,” 2020.
    picks November 16, 2020

    Marina Xenofontos

    The materials and techniques on view in “But we’ve met before,” Cypriot-born artist Marina Xenofontos’s first solo exhibition at Hot Wheels Athens, offer traces of cultural memories—not through any inquiry into recent political tensions over the divided island or any symbolic reference to its ancient history, but through a nostalgic evocation of a childhood spent in a sea between three continents. The works on view—tempera on gesso paintings and sculptures made from bronze, resin-encased muslin, and the ephemeral effects of natural light—register a tactical approach to storytelling unveiled by