Tahia Rivero

  • Luis Salazar, Contemporary art party mix, 2018–19, oil paint and acrylic on canvas, 84 x 60".
    picks October 13, 2021

    Luis Salazar

    For his ambitious solo exhibition “Art in America,” Luis Salazar journeys through the symbolic representations of art over the past century. In the process, he confronts works, trends, artists, and theorists, appropriating their various visual idioms to respond in a critical, but also affective, language of his own. The gallery is filled with the artist’s recent hybridized riffs on Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, the grid paintings of Venezuelan Eugenio Espinoza, andthe monochromes of Steven Parrino, among other subjects. The prevailing theme is the fatuity of art consumption and the