MEXICO CITY — Two artists who couldn’t be more opposite — blue-chip celebrity superstar Anish Kapoor and the Cuban magician of minimalism Wilfredo Prieto — have solo shows currently on view in two of Mexico’s most distinguished contemporary art spaces.
This year’s iteration of the Portland Biennial, organized by the Disjecta Contemporary Art Center and curated by artist Michelle Grabner, claims to be the most complete survey of contemporary art in Oregon ever.
BOULDER, Colo. — After extensive renovation and expansion of the University of Colorado Visual Arts Complex, the CU Art Museum inaugurated a new residency program this spring with an installation by Janelle Iglesias, which involves multiple university archives, student participation, found objects, and sculpture.
MEXICO CITY – Drawing from its massive contemporary art collection, the Museo Jumex has turned introspective for The Natural Order of Things, a flawed and biased critique of the function of art museums.
MEXICO CITY — Architect-turned-conceptual artist Gabriel de la Mora’s work is cold and formal to the point of appearing scientific, yet it is layered with history.
Students and teachers at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon, protested on campus this week, demanding that adjunct professors be rehired with contracts after some of the college’s most influential educators were unceremoniously left out of next semester’s class schedule.
SAN AGUSTÍN ETLA, Mexico — I arrived in San Agustín as if in a dream, after taking an overnight bus from Mexico City that pulled into the sleepy capital of Oaxaca before sunrise.
MEXICO CITY — For the first time in Latin America, New York-based Thai artist Korakrit Arunanondchai’s immersive video work and sculptures are on view, and in a uniquely intimate setting.
MEXICO CITY — Shards of glass protrude from the walls and the smell of cigarettes fill Anonymous Gallery for a solo show by Mexico City-based American artist Andrew Birk.
MEXICO CITY — Between 1987 and 1992, a group of young art students in Mexico City formed a weekly flux group of creative exchange and critique as an alternative to the overly traditional fine art education available to them.
MEXICO CITY — International art collectors, guzzling mescal and flexing gaudy taste, are descending on this megalopolis, and will leave on Monday with a hangover and something shiny.
MEXICO CITY — Lumping together groups of artists who have nothing more in common than geography is a risky curatorial proposition that often leads to mayhem.