• Luis F. Benedit

    Ruth Benzacar Galeria De Arte

    At first glance, the group of objects and installations presented by Luis F. Benedit seems to be a disordered catalogue of Argentinean vices and virtues: busts of famous Indians, made of enameled resin, which have an astonishing resemblance to mud handicrafts; citations from Jorge Luis Borges; and images of constellations representing the vast firmament of the Pampas. There are cattle brands and brutal work tools, carefully chrome-plated and placed with meticulous consistency in beautiful wooden boxes. Images of gauchos and facones (gaucho knives) abound. With the apparent indifference of

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