Two exhibitions in Vienna take on the fragility of democratic structures.
In their work, Beatriz González and Teresa Margolles represent the hoards of people who have been crossing the Venezuela–Colombia border.
The city where I grew up, Culiacán, is home to three generations of drug lords — and a peculiar outdoor garden filled with contemporary art.
The artists being considered for one of the most prestigious and substantial prizes in contemporary art are “exploring urgent social issues, and providing new artistic vocabulary through which to examine personal and universal themes.”
It has become a common refrain to say we’ve become desensitized to images of war, bloodshed, and poverty.
PHILADELPHIA — In the early 1990s, Mexican artists Daniel Guzmán and Luis Felipe Ortega recreated and recorded on video a selection of works by Bruce Nauman, Vito Acconci, and Paul McCarthy. They relied only on written transcriptions.
Fifteen years ago, the Mexican-American artist Eduardo Sarabia traveled from his home in California to Guadalajara, the Mexican city where the most powerful drug traffickers’ families are rumored to reside.
TURIN — Last night, we had to hustle to get tickets for the Artissima after party. It was a sad moment because some of us got the tickets and the others did not, it fractured the group (would it be another night at Liber, our local billiard parlor?). In fact, the presence of Artissima in Torino has changed the energy and rhythm in our home.
The reviews never stop on Hyperallergic: 176. David Carlin – Ready for the wound. Lovely, actually.; 177. Aga Olisseinov – Looks like a pagan ritual from The Wild Wild West TV show. Love.; 178. Ann Gillan – To paraphrase and twist Bryan Ferry: Just enough is never too much. I want this …