Tyler Stallings

  • “RUBÉN ORTIZ-TORRES: CUSTOMATISMO (DISTORSIÓN MUTUA ASEGURADA)”

    Curated by Mariana Botey

    Rubén Ortiz-Torres was born in Mexico in 1964 and moved to Los Angeles in the 1990s, at a time when he and his peers, such as Gabriel Orozco, were being brought into the fold of the international art world. His work responded to that context, exploring (trans)national identities as constellations of cultural influences, and became emblematic of how we actually live—in hemispheres rather than in countries. For Ortiz-Torres’s first institutional retrospective, accompanied by an extensive catalogue, curator Mariana Botey will bring together Ortiz-Torres’s early paintings,