Javier Hontoria

Jochen Lempert

March 2015

Jochen Lempert’s photography is unmistakably black-and-white, mostly printed in small and medium formats, and invariably unframed. Just as constant has been his disinterest in the dazzling enticements of contemporary urban life. Instead, the… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

Karlos Gil

garcía | galería

February 2015

In “sub rosa,” his second solo exhibition at this gallery, Karlos Gil stimulates a dialectical relationship between craftsmanship and technology. The tapestries and sculptures here evoke the logic of productivity raised by nineteenth-century… READ ON


A Kassen

Maisterravalbuena Galería

February 2015

In a career spanning more than ten years, Danish collective A Kassen have distinguished themselves for their consistent scrutiny of artistic mediums. Embracing photography, sculpture, architecture, and incursions into urban space, their work… READ ON


Miki Leal

January 2015

In 2009, the Seville-born, Madrid-based painter Miki Leal traveled by motorbike to Martin Heidegger’s Hütte in Germany’s Black Forest; the journey occasioned a series of works in acrylic and watercolor on paper—the signature medium through … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

Petra Feriancová

Fondazione Morra Greco

December 2014

Petra Feriancová’s exhibition in this unique Neapolitan space, “Things that happen, and things that are done. On Beginnings and Matter,” fulfills the expectations its title creates. Her installation occupies all three floors of this foundation,… READ ON


Teresa Solar Abboud

Galería Formato Cómodo

October 2014

Teresa Solar Abboud's latest solo show “Foreign Office” conveys a shift from her usual video practice, which has mostly focused on language, translation, and the construction of meaning. These topics remain at the core of her practice, but … READ ON


Julia Spínola

Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt

May 2014

Among artists of her generation, few possess a more personal and unique stance than that of Madrid-based Julia Spínola. Her work unfolds at a threshold where movements, gestures, and gazes take shape in sculpture and drawing, all of which … READ ON


Lara Almarcegui

May 2014

In spite of her towering presentation at the Spanish pavilion at last year’s Venice Biennale, where she introduced huge piles of materials that had exactly the same weight as the ones that made up the building, or her 2012 exhibition at Track… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2014 [TOC]

Alexandra Bircken

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

April 2014

It is probably due to Alexandra Bircken’s unacademic background that her work seems simultaneously uninhibited and heterogeneous in its output. The materials the artist continually turns to range from wool to motorbikes, anatomical appendages… READ ON


Fran Meana

Nogueras Blanchard | Madrid

March 2014

In his first solo exhibition at the gallery’s new Madrid location, Fran Meana tackles memories of twentieth-century history while inquiring into the tension between form and image, tangibility and visibility. At the heart of this show is a … READ ON