• José Antonio Hernández-Diez

    Galeria Camargo Vilaça

    Caracas-based José Antonio Hernández-Diez seems, at 31, reluctant to let go of the symbols of his youth. Consider the dominant theme of his first one-person show in São Paulo—the skateboard. Consider also, a photograph published in a local newspaper the week the exhibition opened, which showed the artist wearing a baseball cap backwards. As “symptoms of U.S. imperialism,” skateboards and baseball caps may prompt Marxist readings, but despite the artist’s and this writer’s Latin American background, the concerns in this show were of another order altogether. Besides, if you’re really looking for

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