Press release: One new wall shows itself to be vulnerable, partial, and temporary, while the other new wall is a solid block. The story is: the cardboard bent and tore when we carried it 12 blocks on the roof of a cab. We had tied it on with plastic string that cut into its sides.
Press release: OMR is pleased to present ICE NEWS & FREEWAY FETISHES, a selection of new works by French artist Yann Gerstberger. This marks Gerstberger’s first solo exhibition in OMR, representing his multi-faceted practice while combining a variety of imagery and sources from Surrealism to Nigerian folk art, graffiti to digital image. The works include
Press release: 1. Aquí Allá Ahí (engl. here, there, yonder) suggests places that feel as tangible and close as they are abstract and far. Demonstrative indications such as here and there can only be comprehended when they are expressed by ourselves or a person who we have in plain sight indicating directions. They only exist
Press release: It doesn’t matter that some things still remain here and even end here: here nothing begins. Therefore this word, this silence, this table, vase, your footsteps were strictly speaking never here. Everything is always somewhere else: there where it begins. ― Roberto Juarroz1 tr. by Mary Crow Today, more than ever, I feel
Press release: Museo Tamayo will present the first monographic exhibition of Cerith Wyn Evans in México, which will gather twelve pieces produced in the last ten years. From neon sculptures, kinetic and organic elements, sound pieces, and a series of Murano glass candlesticks, the exhibition seeks to trigger sensitive and temporary experiences in the viewer.
Press release: Kurimanzutto is pleased to present the first solo exhibition at the gallery by British artist Sarah Lucas. This is Lucas’ second exhibition in Mexico, after having shown NUDS at the Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli in 2012. The artist’s work is characterized by irreverent humor and the creation of visual puns and vulgar euphemisms
Press release: De Métrico a Imperial is an intensive dialogue between Ištvan Išt Huzjan’s poetic experiments and the exhibition space. Continuously flirting with avant-gardes and neo-avant-gardes, Huzjan’s work always reflects his ability to create multi-layered structures in terms of both content and form. In this respect, Huzjan’s work is not a revival of Dada’s attack
Press release: It might not be the most obvious pairing. Exactly what Ella Krugylanskaya’s loose gestural depictions of voluptuous women have to do with Matt Paweski’s preternaturally precise abstract sculptures may not seem immediately apparent. But consider it. The fleshy rotundity of buttocks and breasts in Krugylanskaya’s rapidly limned sketches vis-à-vis the carefully incised recti-
Press release: Tomás Díaz Cedeño has a fixed set of concerns. Through his three solo exhibitions–Vessels being his third–he has asked how the body is or can be represented; he has probed the limit between objecthood and humankind; and he has examined the expressive range material objects can embody when forced into previously unknown relationships
Press release: Monika Sosnowska looks to architecture as the source material for her work, analyzing 1960s and ‘70s socialist buildings from Poland where she grew up under the communist Eastern Bloc, and where she continues to live today. Her sculptures reflect on the Modernist assumptions of functionality and the promise of progress represented in the
Press release: Haegue Yang explores the language of visual abstraction through the affective power of materials. Her practice illustrates the infinite complexity of putting together mere things, and in the process causing devastating creative disruption. Yang’s work does not reject narrative or language; rather it exploits the associative and sensorial overtones of certain objects, that
Press Release: kurimanzutto is pleased to present Asset Forfeiture, Jonathan Hernandez’s third solo exhibition at the gallery. Over the course of about two years, the artist attended public auctions in Mexico, acquiring a series of assets that had been seized from organized crime by the authorities. His acquisitions then became the primary material for the realization of
Press release: On May 3, 2016, the gallery PROYECTOSMONCLOVA inaugurates dre omins, the first solo exhibition in Mexico and Latin America of acclaimed German artist Andreas Slominski. It is worth mentioning that Slominski will likewise be presenting two major projects in Europe simultaneously to his show in Mexico: the museum exhibition Das Ü des Türhüters
Press release: Lulu is proud to present La Quema by the New York-based artist Lisa Oppenheim. Working with photography and video, Oppenheim has developed a practice that revolves around the appropriation of historical imagery and predominantly analogue methods of reproduction. The artist draws her images from historical archives and often rephotographs them using techniques that
Press release: Every period of material life goes through two periods, construction and destruction period, but the life itself is indestructible, life has no beginning and no end. The sun is living in a destruction period and the earth in a construction period. — Edward Leedskalnin RING BELL, SUN, 21 EARTH THE DARK AGES STILL