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  • picks April 13, 2017

    “Échame Aguas”

    In this group exhibition, twenty-five artists depict the spiritual and physical ways in which water preserves life on this earth. Many of these works also politically attest to how water in various areas is being threatened. The exhibition’s title, “Échame Aguas” (“Keep a Lookout for Me”), gestures to solidarity with these communities and, ultimately, the wellbeing of the planet.

    Blue flows throughout, from the walls to various pieces on view, suggesting the circulation of water. But even the gallery itself addresses a current crisis, through the installation Flint, Michigan, 2017, where visitors

  • picks August 18, 2016


    In “Caza,” three contemporary female artists—Rochele Gomez, Margaret Lee, and Alejandra Seeber—examine an intimacy not often explored: that between the home and an artwork. Curated by Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, this exhibition interrogates the sundry ways art can infiltrate interior spaces, both physical and psychic, and what it means to create works born of personal expression, idiosyncrasy, or obsession.

    Hernández Chong Cuy complicates the ways in which the home can become a locus for issues of class, labor, and value. Gomez’s sculpture The Hour of the Star (all works cited, 2016), a window