Soledad Arias’ text-based work explores the slippage of meanings in the aesthetic and literary reading of texts. The title of the exhibition, ON AIR, refers to live broadcasting relating to the dialog initiated by Arias’ work while also relating to the breath of air necessary for speech. The work explores the materiality of text as well as its poetic, visual and phonetic meanings within the context of dialogue and colloquial communication.
Alejandra von Hartz Gallery is pleased to announce The Eyes, Sometimes, the first solo exhibition by Karina Peisajovich in the United States. With a diversity of media such as installation, drawing, photography and painting, the Argentinean artist decodes the machinery behind representation, focusing on the idea of light, darkness and color as the grounding substance giving shape to the world of images.
Luis Tomasello, Mural Chromoplastique, 2011 May 19 – July 2, 2011 Sicardi Gallery is pleased to announce our fourth solo exhibition featuring the work of the Argentine-born master of kinetic art, Luis Tomasello. The show will include a chromoplastique wall mural and a selection of his signature atmosphere chromoplastiques and objet plastiques created since the 1980s. The opening reception is Thursday, May 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Since the 1970s, Tomasello has worked on [...]
Joaquin Torres Garcia Fresque Constructif au Grand Pain, 1929 December 3, 2010 – January 14, 2011 For its inaugural exhibition, Arevalo Gallery presents From Absolute to Minimal a group exhibition featuring works by Post-War Latin American artists and their international counterparts all of whose work was defined by the ultimate search for the Absolute. It was through Kazimir Malevich’s search for an artistic expression void of representation that the quest for the absolute was first [...]
Marta Chilindrón, 27 squares, 2010 acrylic, plastic hinges 12 x 12 x 12 inches (when folded closed) November 13, 2010 – January 29, 2011 Marta Chilindrón Marta Chilindrón creates small networks where every element plays a part to achieve an intricate whole. Each piece is a small system governed by its own rules. She focuses on a continuity that has no beginning or end, where geometry is used to organize and simplify our chaotic universe. Her [...]
Rob List in The Figure Series June 4-27, 2010 Rob List with Melissa Cisneros, Diego Gil, Constance Neuenschwander, Olivia Reschovsky, Tjebbe Roelefs, and David Weber-Krebs Parker’s Box is delighted to announce a collaborative, interactive, performance project by Amsterdam-based artist, Rob List. Rob List’s performance work has enjoyed a constant international presence since the early nineteen-eighties despite the fact that his practice has remained particularly difficult to categorize. The work has often been seen as both [...]
Paul Henry Ramirez, BLACKOUT (installation view), 2010 Mural, paintings, relief, furniture & lighting A Centennial Commission, Newark Museum, NJ Photograph by Raymond Adams Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Reception 6-7pm, Program 7-8pm Free, pre-registration required. Call 973.596.6550 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Newark Museum Billy Johnson Auditorium 49 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102 www.newarkmuseum.org directions Matthew Deleget will moderate a discussion with an international group of contemporary artists including Lenora de Barros, Paul Henry Ramirez and Don Voisine. The [...]
Manuel Espinosa, Untitled, 1968 Oil on Canvas 49 1/4 x 49 1/4 inches April 8 – May 15, 2010 Sicardi Gallery announces their first solo exhibition of the Argentine modernist Manuel Espinosa (1912-2006). The gallery will be presenting a selection of important paintings and drawings dating from the 1950s through the 1970s. Although less well-known today than some of his contemporaries, Espinosa was a leading figure in Argentinean Constructivism of the post-war period. Along with Tomás Maldonado, Alfredo [...]
March 30 – May 29, 2010 The Mayor Gallery is hosting an exhibition of works by Argentinean born artist Luis Tomasello, with his first solo exhibition in the UK. Tomasello, a leading representative of Latin American Kinetic art, worked extensively in Paris from the late 1950s onwards exhibiting with Galerie Denise René, alongside Victor Vasarely and Jesús Rafael Soto. Born in La Plata in 1915, Tomasello studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, [...]
February 17 – May 23, 2010 The first exhibition to bring together South American and US geometric abstraction, Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s features more than 90 works by 70 artists from Argentina, Brazil, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. Constructive Spirit examines the connections, both conceptual and personal, among abstract artists, suggesting parallels that cut across time, national borders, and a range of media, including paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, [...]
Karina Peisajovich, Todo debe ser gris salvo el círculo cromático, 2009 Light projection November 14, 2009 – February 6, 2010 Curated by Eva Grinstein Participating Artists: Fabian Burgos, Martin Di Paola, Marcolina Dipierro, Veronica Di Toro, Lucio Dorr, Silvia Gurfein, Silvana Lacarra, Adriana Minoliti, Karina Peisajovich, Pablo Siquier, Andres Sobrino. Latin American Abstract Geometric painting, with its strong ties to Europe yet with its undeniably great, regional protagonists, has left an enormous legacy to the [...]
September 12 - October 17, 2009
We are delighted to announce a new solo project by Brooklyn-based, Argentinian artist Bibi Calderaro. Bibi is a multi-disciplinary artist working in installation, performance, film/video, photography, audio, and language.
August 19 – September 25, 2009
The new James Turrell Museum of the Hess Art Collection celebrated its opening on April 22, 2009 in Colomé, Argentina. The museum is the only one worldwide dedicated specifically to the work of James Turrell, who is regarded as one of the most important contemporary light and space artists. The new museum is based on a plan created by Turrell himself. Commissioned and built by Swiss businessman, wine producer and art collector Donald M. [...]
April 30 – May 31, 2009 This major exhibition features 90 works by the late Argentinian artist made from the late 1960s to the present. Tomasello donated this comprehensive collection to MACLA, the museum in his native city, in 2002. It covers his whole artistic production within the kinetic movement so prolific in Argentina, Venezuela, and France. In addition to the pieces so distinctive of his work, there will be displaed a book-object he [...]
The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in December 2003 in conjunction with Bibi Calderaro’s spotlight exhibition. Rossana Martinez: Faith, fertility, atoms, soul, and emptiness are some of the things you mention in your statement. I am curious to know what faith means to you in your work? What does fertility mean in your work? Bibi Calderaro: The idea that forms carry an inner balance, strength, and the potential for provoking thoughts [...]