Claudia Arozqueta

“Fiona Connor, Sydney de Jong, Audrey Wollen”

Minerva

November 2016

Three artists whose work seems both conceptually and materially dissimilar and five press releases with different interpretations can be found here, though the title of Fiona Connor’s All the Doors in the Walls, 2016, is to be taken literally.… READ ON

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Eduardo Sarabia

Museo Tamayo

September 2016

Eduardo Sarabia’s latest exhibition is a celebration of birds, including the quetzal, a sacred species in many pre-Hispanic cultures. The show consists of one work that shares the exhibition’s title, “Plumed Serpent and Other Parties,” and … READ ON

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Thomas Glassford

Museo Universitario del Chopo

May 2016

A discrete but elegant forty-nine-foot-tall slender and white-colored structure floats in the museum’s central gallery. It evokes the formal features of Siphonophora, a type of marine animal from the order of Hydrozoa composed of various … READ ON

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Manfred Pernice

Lulu

February 2016

This gallery inaugurates its expansion with a show by German artist Manfred Pernice. His first solo exhibition in Mexico City is rife with bright colors, found objects, and construction materials, which together result in ambiguous spatial … READ ON

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José Carlos Martinat

Sala de Arte Público | Proyecto Siqueiros (SAPS)

December 2015

José Carlos Martinat’s current exhibition in Mexico City, “How to Explain the Unexplainable?,” takes its title from a federal governmental slogan that promotes national and international tourism in Mexico and is usually accompanied by images… READ ON

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco Art Institute

October 2015

This past July and August, Alejandro Almanza Pereda’s solo exhibition “Everything but the Kitchen Sank” at SFAI’s Walter and McBean Galleries presented a studio in which visitors could witness the creation of photographs and a video of … READ ON

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Ignas Krunglevičius

Te Tuhi

May 2015

Ignas Krunglevičius’s work focuses on unmasking how language is marshaled into the service of power, from political rhetoric and demagogy to psychological persuasion. Interrogation, 2009, for instance, is a two-channel video installation … READ ON

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Billy Apple

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

April 2015

When the young New Zealand artist Barrie Bates bleached his hair and eyebrows in 1962, he became a living brand: Billy Apple®. Encompassing more than five decades of Apple’s interdisciplinary practice, this show features documentation of his… READ ON

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“Teoría del color”

Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo (MUAC)

December 2014

“Teoría del color” (Color Theory) investigates social systems steeped in exclusion, racial differentiation, and discrimination, through the work of fifteen international artists in a variety of media, including posters, video, installation,… READ ON

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James Beckett

Artspace

May 2014

Dowsing, or divining, is a practice that stems from ancient times, in which one uses rods or sticks to find a diversity of hidden objects, such as metals, oil, archeological remains, or even missing persons, under surfaces. In 2013, … READ ON

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