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Magdalena Atria

Over the years, it has been characteristic of Magdalena Atria (Santiago de Chile, 1966) to maintain a constant activity in relation to her work with color.

By Álvaro de Benito Fernández
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Magdalena Atria

By Álvaro de Benito Fernández

Over the years, it has been characteristic of Magdalena Atria (Santiago de Chile, 1966) to maintain a constant activity in relation to her work with color.

December 12, 2013
Nicolás Lobo

On August 1st, artist Nicolás Lobo and software developer Dylan Romer launched Purple-Goo, a sound-stretching application for iPhone and iPad. It allows users to extend a song up to 100,000 times.

By Gean Moreno
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Nicolás Lobo

By Gean Moreno

On August 1st, artist Nicolás Lobo and software developer Dylan Romer launched Purple-Goo, a sound-stretching application for iPhone and iPad. It allows users to extend a song up to 100,000 times.

December 12, 2013
Carola Bravo

Carola Bravo’s video installations in “We Are Where We Are Not” bring to my mind a foundational moment in the history of this genre that did not take place in the field of art but in the field of literature.

By Adriana Herrera
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Carola Bravo

By Adriana Herrera

Carola Bravo’s video installations in “We Are Where We Are Not” bring to my mind a foundational moment in the history of this genre that did not take place in the field of art but in the field of literature.

November 18, 2013
Cildo Meireles

It is a well-known fact that conceptual art cannot be understood without resorting to the essential structure it received from the most relevant authors of the revision of modernity carried out in the 1960s in Brazil.

By Álvaro de Benito Fernández
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Cildo Meireles

By Álvaro de Benito Fernández

It is a well-known fact that conceptual art cannot be understood without resorting to the essential structure it received from the most relevant authors of the revision of modernity carried out in the 1960s in Brazil.

November 13, 2013
Diego Fernando Álvarez and María Paula Álvarez - Mangle

The exhibition Sinergia/Synergy at Magnan Metz Gallery, New York features a selection of hyper-real sculptural objects crafted by Colombian artists Diego Fernando Álvarez and Maria Paula Álvarez collectively known as Mangle.

By Claire Breukel
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Diego Fernando Álvarez and María Paula Álvarez - Mangle

By Claire Breukel

The exhibition Sinergia/Synergy at Magnan Metz Gallery, New York features a selection of hyper-real sculptural objects crafted by Colombian artists Diego Fernando Álvarez and Maria Paula Álvarez collectively known as Mangle.

November 13, 2013
Ana Mendieta

Hayward Gallery, London, is presenting the first retrospective of the Cuban artist Ana Mendieta.

By Dolores Galindo
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Ana Mendieta

By Dolores Galindo

Hayward Gallery, London, is presenting the first retrospective of the Cuban artist Ana Mendieta.

November 07, 2013
Concealed Spaces. José Manuel Ballester.

Postmodernism has legitimized appropriation as a creation method. The proposal of the Spanish artist José Manuel Ballester is inscribed, precisely, within this vision.

By Irina Leyva-Perez
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Concealed Spaces. José Manuel Ballester.

By Irina Leyva-Perez

Postmodernism has legitimized appropriation as a creation method. The proposal of the Spanish artist José Manuel Ballester is inscribed, precisely, within this vision.

November 06, 2013
Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza

Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza are both Miami cultural heavyweights, and in their work together are known for curating, writing and research-driven artistic practice.

By Andrea Magenheimer
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Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza

By Andrea Magenheimer

Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza are both Miami cultural heavyweights, and in their work together are known for curating, writing and research-driven artistic practice.

October 25, 2013
Nicolas Lobo

On August 1st, artist Nicolás Lobo and software developer Dylan Romer launched Purple-Goo, a sound-stretching application for iPhone and iPad. It allows users to extend a song up to 100,000 times.

By Gean Moreno
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Nicolas Lobo

By Gean Moreno

On August 1st, artist Nicolás Lobo and software developer Dylan Romer launched Purple-Goo, a sound-stretching application for iPhone and iPad. It allows users to extend a song up to 100,000 times.

October 24, 2013
Carmelo Arden Quin

The political tensions between Argentina and Uruguay resulting from the establishment of a paper mill on a border river represent the worst of the civilization of the Río de la Plata region: pollution, antifraternal offences and unrest.

By Pancho Marchiaro
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Carmelo Arden Quin

By Pancho Marchiaro

The political tensions between Argentina and Uruguay resulting from the establishment of a paper mill on a border river represent the worst of the civilization of the Río de la Plata region: pollution, antifraternal offences and unrest.

October 24, 2013
Nicolas Paris

For many of the people who are part of the field of art, the first artistic project that Nicolás Paris publicly inscribed in the world was the book Doblefaz, published in 2008.

By Jaime Cerón
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Nicolas Paris

By Jaime Cerón

For many of the people who are part of the field of art, the first artistic project that Nicolás Paris publicly inscribed in the world was the book Doblefaz, published in 2008.

October 10, 2013
Enrique Martínez Celaya: From Cliché to Archetype

Enrique Martínez Celaya’s summer 2013 exhibition at SITE Santa Fe follows a 2011-12 installation of Schneebett (2004) at the Miami Art Museum, and provides an opportunity to survey his career.

By David Raskin
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Enrique Martínez Celaya: From Cliché to Archetype

By David Raskin

Enrique Martínez Celaya’s summer 2013 exhibition at SITE Santa Fe follows a 2011-12 installation of Schneebett (2004) at the Miami Art Museum, and provides an opportunity to survey his career.

October 10, 2013
Waldemar Cordeiro

Ever since neoconcretism flooded the international art market, the world seems to have forgotten its earlier precursor. Waldemar Cordeiro, founder of the concrete movement in São Paulo, is now redimensioned in his historic relevance in an ample retrospective at Itaú Cultural, venue in the heart of the city where he created the Ruptura movement.

By Silas Martí
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Waldemar Cordeiro

By Silas Martí

Ever since neoconcretism flooded the international art market, the world seems to have forgotten its earlier precursor. Waldemar Cordeiro, founder of the concrete movement in São Paulo, is now redimensioned in his historic relevance in an ample retrospective at Itaú Cultural, venue in the heart of the city where he created the Ruptura movement.

September 26, 2013
Patricia Belli

Patricia Belli (Nicaragua, 1964) explores the uncertain nature of existence through installations featuring machines that draw patterns of movement and objects that reflect the fragile construction of equilibrium.

By Adriana Herrera Téllez
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Patricia Belli

By Adriana Herrera Téllez

Patricia Belli (Nicaragua, 1964) explores the uncertain nature of existence through installations featuring machines that draw patterns of movement and objects that reflect the fragile construction of equilibrium.

September 19, 2013
Simón Vega: When Worlds Meet

What does it feel like to be a Salvadoran artist in the midst of an international career, with a creative practice that is entrenched in notions and experiences of home?

By Claire Breukel
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Simón Vega: When Worlds Meet

By Claire Breukel

What does it feel like to be a Salvadoran artist in the midst of an international career, with a creative practice that is entrenched in notions and experiences of home?

September 12, 2013
_After the Object_

Referencing the maxim “after the artist”, which means that the work produced is not the work of artist X’, but that the work is done as a copy of, or in the style of, artist X'; five Mexican artists, Mauricio Limón, Quirarte & Ornelas, Omar Rodríguez-Graham, Moza Saracho and Marela Zacarias, reflect on what the art object is in contemporary art.

By Carlos Garcia Montero Protzel
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_After the Object_

By Carlos Garcia Montero Protzel

Referencing the maxim “after the artist”, which means that the work produced is not the work of artist X’, but that the work is done as a copy of, or in the style of, artist X'; five Mexican artists, Mauricio Limón, Quirarte & Ornelas, Omar Rodríguez-Graham, Moza Saracho and Marela Zacarias, reflect on what the art object is in contemporary art.

September 11, 2013
Eduard Moreno

The conquest of the land through opencast mining seems to be the point of departure for the reflections that Eduard Moreno’s current exhibition at NC Arte, curated by Conrado Uribe, propose.

By Camilo Chico Triana
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Eduard Moreno

By Camilo Chico Triana

The conquest of the land through opencast mining seems to be the point of departure for the reflections that Eduard Moreno’s current exhibition at NC Arte, curated by Conrado Uribe, propose.

September 11, 2013
Lais Myrrha

Her works are somewhat an ode to instability. In grayscale and minimalist aesthetics, Lais Myrrha investigates a syndrome that corrodes Brazil since its inception as the project of a nation.

By Silas Martí
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Lais Myrrha

By Silas Martí

Her works are somewhat an ode to instability. In grayscale and minimalist aesthetics, Lais Myrrha investigates a syndrome that corrodes Brazil since its inception as the project of a nation.

September 11, 2013
Eugenio Espinoza + Andrés Michelena

This tandem project was structured through the dialogue of certain bodies of the work of two Venezuelan artists belonging to different generations: Eugenio Espinoza (b. 1950) and Andrés Michelena (b. 1963).

By Adriana Herrera Téllez
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Eugenio Espinoza + Andrés Michelena

By Adriana Herrera Téllez

This tandem project was structured through the dialogue of certain bodies of the work of two Venezuelan artists belonging to different generations: Eugenio Espinoza (b. 1950) and Andrés Michelena (b. 1963).

August 29, 2013
_Junkies’ Promises_

Even though there is no direct connection with the narrative from the original William Burroughs’s novel Junky, there are conceptual similarities related to the notion of survival that Iván Navarro (artist / curator) uses as tropes to describe artistic creation.

By Carlos García Montero
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_Junkies’ Promises_

By Carlos García Montero

Even though there is no direct connection with the narrative from the original William Burroughs’s novel Junky, there are conceptual similarities related to the notion of survival that Iván Navarro (artist / curator) uses as tropes to describe artistic creation.

August 29, 2013
Cecilia Paredes

De mil flechazos herido ” (“Wounded by a thousand arrow shots”), an allusion to a poem by Manuel González Prada, is the title of the intervention project presented by Cecilia Paredes at the Pedro de Osma Museum in Lima.

By Giuliana Vidarte
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Cecilia Paredes

By Giuliana Vidarte

De mil flechazos herido ” (“Wounded by a thousand arrow shots”), an allusion to a poem by Manuel González Prada, is the title of the intervention project presented by Cecilia Paredes at the Pedro de Osma Museum in Lima.

August 29, 2013
Richard Garet

Between March 2 and April 13, Julian Navarro presented the exhibition “Richard Garet: Extraneous to the Message” at Mandragoras Art Space in Long Island City, NY.

By Cecilia Fajardo-Hill
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Richard Garet

By Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Between March 2 and April 13, Julian Navarro presented the exhibition “Richard Garet: Extraneous to the Message” at Mandragoras Art Space in Long Island City, NY.

August 12, 2013
Lotty Rosenfeld. For a poetics of rebellion.

Still immersed in the repercussions of the recent discussions on museology and its capacity to reinvent itself in order to showcase the new media, different institutions have set out to plan exhibitions aimed at showing, more or less successfully, the recordings, archives, and actions of artists working with the most ephemeral artistic expressions.

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Lotty Rosenfeld. For a poetics of rebellion.

Still immersed in the repercussions of the recent discussions on museology and its capacity to reinvent itself in order to showcase the new media, different institutions have set out to plan exhibitions aimed at showing, more or less successfully, the recordings, archives, and actions of artists working with the most ephemeral artistic expressions.

August 12, 2013
Di Pascuale, Mandrile, Castiñeira and Chalub

With the opening of the exhibitions of works by Lucas Di Pascuale, Cecilia Mandrile, Romina Castiñeira and Luli Chalub, Córdoba’s Gnaro Pérez Museum, which lodges an important local painting collection, implemented an interesting exchange between the pioneering painters in its permanent collection and some of the most refreshing referents of the new generation.

By Pancho Marchiaro
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Di Pascuale, Mandrile, Castiñeira and Chalub

By Pancho Marchiaro

With the opening of the exhibitions of works by Lucas Di Pascuale, Cecilia Mandrile, Romina Castiñeira and Luli Chalub, Córdoba’s Gnaro Pérez Museum, which lodges an important local painting collection, implemented an interesting exchange between the pioneering painters in its permanent collection and some of the most refreshing referents of the new generation.

August 11, 2013
CHACO

The spacious Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center in Asunción (Paraguay) hosts the group exhibition “Chaco [contemporary inventions]”, which alludes to the artistic fictions associated to the Great American Chaco region rather than to its geographical, historical and socio-political situation.

By Victoria Verlichak
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CHACO

By Victoria Verlichak

The spacious Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center in Asunción (Paraguay) hosts the group exhibition “Chaco [contemporary inventions]”, which alludes to the artistic fictions associated to the Great American Chaco region rather than to its geographical, historical and socio-political situation.

July 25, 2013
_Electric Blue Night_

It is hard to notice, but the entire room is covered by a light touch of green, a muted color that sprawls across the walls and drowns the space in a sort of reminiscence of natural environment.

By Silas Martí
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_Electric Blue Night_

By Silas Martí

It is hard to notice, but the entire room is covered by a light touch of green, a muted color that sprawls across the walls and drowns the space in a sort of reminiscence of natural environment.

July 25, 2013
Sergio Vega

Sergio Vega (Argentina, 1959) is featuring the exhibition “Disassembling Paradise”. A paradise he alludes to through two of his series, “Parrot Color Charts” and “Shanty Nucleus After Derrida 2”.

By Marivi Véliz
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Sergio Vega

By Marivi Véliz

Sergio Vega (Argentina, 1959) is featuring the exhibition “Disassembling Paradise”. A paradise he alludes to through two of his series, “Parrot Color Charts” and “Shanty Nucleus After Derrida 2”.

July 11, 2013
On Painting

At a time when painting as a method, and its validity, are questioned from different fronts, the emergence of voices that somehow oppose those critiques is not undesirable.

By Álvaro de Benito Fernández
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On Painting

By Álvaro de Benito Fernández

At a time when painting as a method, and its validity, are questioned from different fronts, the emergence of voices that somehow oppose those critiques is not undesirable.

July 11, 2013
Los Carpinteros

That the nave of Matadero, where the program for the development of specific projects, “Abierto x obras”, takes place, is one of the most interesting points in the artistic panorama of Madrid is a fact that few people deny.

By Alvaro de Benito Fernandez
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Los Carpinteros

By Alvaro de Benito Fernandez

That the nave of Matadero, where the program for the development of specific projects, “Abierto x obras”, takes place, is one of the most interesting points in the artistic panorama of Madrid is a fact that few people deny.

July 11, 2013
Hernán Salamanco

Hernán Salamanco (Buenos Aires, 1974) insists on the fact that “painting is before and above all, (…) above everything else”. Vida espiritual is the vibrant result of his conviction, displayed at Slyzmud, a gallery that has been running for little more than a year.

By Victoria Verlichak
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Hernán Salamanco

By Victoria Verlichak

Hernán Salamanco (Buenos Aires, 1974) insists on the fact that “painting is before and above all, (…) above everything else”. Vida espiritual is the vibrant result of his conviction, displayed at Slyzmud, a gallery that has been running for little more than a year.

June 28, 2013
Mónica Girón

In Fronterizo y traslación, at ZavaletaLab gallery, Mónica Girón (Argentina, 1959) gathers together works from different series, which include volumes in grey granite as well as watercolors on paper, reflecting a formal difference balanced with refinement and conceptual affinity.

By Victoria Verlichak
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Mónica Girón

By Victoria Verlichak

In Fronterizo y traslación, at ZavaletaLab gallery, Mónica Girón (Argentina, 1959) gathers together works from different series, which include volumes in grey granite as well as watercolors on paper, reflecting a formal difference balanced with refinement and conceptual affinity.

June 28, 2013
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