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Claudia Peña Salinas at Centre Pompidou

Claudia Peña Salinas is part of the exhibition Cosmopolis #2: rethinking the human at Centre Pompidou with her video Tlachacan. Through residencies, exhibitions, discursive programs and publications, the platform Cosmopolis engages with artists whose work is concerned with the production of relationships and the exchange of knowledge. Cosmopolis #2: rethinking the human October 23 –…

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Mauricio Alejo and Alejandro Almanza Pereda at Black Cube

The Fulfillment Center, exhibition curated by Cortney Lane Stell opens today at Black Cube Nomadic Museum with new commissioned artworks by Mexican artists Mauricio Alejo and Alejandro Almanza Pereda. The exhibition weaves together a series of works that look at topics such as labor, commodities, global transit, and international relations. The Fulfillment Center September 13 –…

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Andrea Galvani Joins CURRO

CURRO is pleased to announce representation of Andrea Galvani! Andrea Galvani (Verona, Italy, 1973) lives and works between New York and Mexico City. Adopting a cross-disciplinary approach that often draws upon scientific methodology, his conceptual research informs his use of photography, video, drawing, sculpture, sound, architectural installation, and performance. His work seems to heighten awareness,…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at THE CLUB, Tokyo

Solo exhibition Atlpan by Claudia Peña Salinas opens on September 7th at THE CLUB, Tokyo. For this exhibition, Peña Salinas has created a new series of sculptural works during her residence in Nagano, Japan, continuing her research on the Mesoamerican water deities Tlaloc and Chalchiuhtlicue, and integrating elements of traditional Japanese architecture and folktales, as…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda in 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow

The work of Alejandro Almanza Pereda is featured in the publication 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow edited by Thames & Hudson. From thousands of entries, an internationally renowned jury has identified the most exciting names in contemporary sculpture, including Almanza Pereda. Featuring high-quality reproductions of each artist’s work, plus short texts that include biographical information and…

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Cristina Garrido at La Triennale di Milano

Book presentation and conversation amongst Antonio Grulli, Ela Bilakowska, Andrea Rossetti and Cristina Garrido. Editions of the book are available at the gallery. The (Invisible) Art of Documenting Art, published by Caniche Editorial July 17, 2019 – 7PM La Triennale di Milano Milan, Italy

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Francisco Ugarte at Galería Jesús Gallardo

The works exhibited in Cromotipia present a facet in the processes of Francisco Ugarte that is much closer to the tradition of work in miniature than to digital art trends. Using carousel projectors, a vintage technological support, Ugarte creates enveloping ambiences through the projection of colored acetate slides. Cromotipia June 6 – August 5, 2019…

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Adam Parker Smith at Marlborough

Marlborough is pleased to present The Smiths, a group exhibition inspired by a typically stimulating and amusing conversation with the artist Maurizio Cattelan. As per his imagining, the show consists of over 30 artists with the surname Smith. It spans multiple generations, styles and mediums and includes artists that are both famous and some who are…

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Francisco Ugarte at Taller del Viejo

Francisco Ugarte y Gonzalo Lebrija inaugurate “The Light Above Us”, an exhibition organized at Taller del Viejo in Guadalajara. The Light Above Us Taller del Viejo Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 12pm Guadalajara, Mexico  

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Claudia Peña Salinas at Timothy Taylor Gallery

Claudia Peña Salinas is part of ILACIONES, a summer group exhibition organized by Danny Baez at Timothy Taylor Gallery showcasing nine artists who are either from or influenced by Latin America, connected through their use of traditional techniques and materials informed by their cultural history. Claudia’s hanging sculpture “Titla” uses natural fibers while at the…

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Juan Capistrán at The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

Juan Capistran is featured at COLA 2019, group exhibition of the eleven recipients of the City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship for visual arts at Los Angeles Municipal Gallery. Capistrán’s new body of work includes photographs documenting a series of temporary installations created by the artist in South Central Los Angeles as well as…

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Cristina Garrido en Centre d’Art Contemporani at Barcelona

Cristina Garrido is among the finalists in Premi Miquel Casablancas 2019 with her work “The Social Life of ‘Untilled (Liegender Frauenakt)’”! In this video, the artist documents the journey of artist Pierre Huyghe’s sculpture around the world through Instagram images and demonstrates the idea of collective work using technology. The work will form part of…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil

The exhibition Sumatorio brings together a selection of works dating from the late 20th century and early 21st, which were included in the Carrillo Gil Collection between 2014 and 2018, and presents some of the most active and representative artists of the contemporary art scene corresponding to that period. Sumatorio. Nuevas incorporaciones a la colección…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at ASU Art Museum

Metzilocan is an installation-based solo exhibition which expands the artist’s research on the Aztec deities of water, Tláloc and Chalchiuhtlicue, relating this ancestral symbolism and knowledge to modernist and contemporary structures. Metzilocan (Solo show) March 23 – August 3, 2019 ASU Art Museum Tempe, USA

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at The Clemente

The exhibition focuses on the artists’ dialogue with an historic river valley in Chiapas, Mexico that’s now submerged beneath the waters of a reservoir behind a dam — a fluid locus where the quest for autonomy struggles to overcome thwarted beliefs. Malpaso: A Collaborative Investigation (Group exhibition) March 9 – April 13, 2019 The Clemente…

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Cristina Garrido at das weisse haus

Published in 1980, Camera Lucida is undeniably one of the most relevant books about the photographic medium. With the same title, this exhibition will showcase a series of artworks arranged in a specific temporal order. It is through this choreographed succession of works and their consequently impermanence on site that Roland Barthes’ book will be visually…

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Mauricio Alejo at guadalajara90210

guadalajara90210 presents Pabellón de las escaleras, an exhibition that consists of a series of installations made by artists from different disciplines – architecture, contemporary art and industrial design. Pabellón de las escaleras (Group exhibition) February 10 – March 12, 2019 guadalajara90210 Mexico City, Mexico

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Cristina Garrido – The (Invisible) Art of Documenting Art

We are screen art spectators. Virtual consumers of contemporary art. Visitors to museums, galleries, biennials, and art fairs without having to move from where we are, thanks to professionals who portray artworks, exhibitions, installations, performances, and even sound art. Their ways of looking produce images that synthesize and transform the artworks, opening doors to curiosity.…

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Cristina Garrido at Centro Botín

Cristina Garrido inaugurates the exhibition Itinerarios XXV at Centro Botín, where she will present her project “The (Invisible) Art of Documenting Art” which consists of a publication by Caniche Editorial and a video work. Itinerarios XXV February 16 – May 12, 2019 Centro Botín Santander, Spain

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at the Columbus Museum of Art

This winter, the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art will install artwork that takes light as its muse and its material. Galleries will be turned over to ideas about a Texas sunset, neon window advertisements, iconic bar signs, and garish flashing messages. The seven works in the exhibition use light to consider space,…

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Cristina Garrido at the British Museum

Artists have subverted the common postcard for decades. While the artists’ postcard began as a child of the Conceptual and Fluxus movements of the 1960s, it quickly broadened as an artistic medium to highlight political and social issues, such as feminism, anti-war protest and the fight against AIDS. In this, the first major museum display…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at Museo de Arte de Zapopan

Alejandro Almanza Pereda works in the areas of sculpture, video, and installation that defy common sense and provoke vertigo. His works seem to be the evidence for an error or the persistence of a catastrophe that never happens. He creates a confrontation with the viewer, by forcing the compositional structures of his works to the…

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Cristina Garrido at Wandering Arts Biennial 2018

The Wandering Arts Biennial is a research and production biennial that focuses on mobility, versatile production and presentation methods in the field of contemporary arts, and the nomadic practices of artists. For this third edition Mira Sanders proposed a framework for reflection : “I propose to reflect upon the idea of “wandering along a limit(s)”…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at DAAP school of art

Alejandro Almanza Pereda is part of the Visiting Artist Lecture series, an event organized by DAAP art school at the University of Cincinnati. Influenced by living in different parts in Mexico and the United States, the artist grew interest in how different cultures perceive danger and risk. Almanza’s endeavors focus on the materiality concepts by challenging…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at 21c Museum Hotels

Alejandro Almanza Pereda’s A Glass of Fruit uses trompe l’oeil to create playful meditations on the history of art. Pereda re-envisions Caravaggio’s 1599 painting, Basket of Fruit building on the anxiety and wonder produced when recognizable objects negate the laws of gravity. The imagery and soundtrack together emphasize and celebrate the tension we experience when…

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Cristina Garrido at Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo

Curated by Beatriz Alonso y Carlos Fernández-Pello Querer parecer noche is an exhibition included within the programme to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo and brings together works by 58 artists, with a substantial majority from the local scene. Román Blázquez, one of the most veteran of the authorized copyists…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at Pelaires Centre Cultural Contemporani

Curated by Adam Thomas The cave wall was always there is the title of the exhibition that brings together for the first time eight artists at Galería Pelaires and that in addition to being part of Nit de l’Art, materializes a further step in the process of renewing the gallery’s artistic proposal. Presenting Ricardo Alcaide,…

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Cristina Garrido at 3+1 Arte Contemporânea

3+1 Arte Contemporânea presents An Art of Microseconds, the latest exhibition by Cristina Garrido (Madrid, 1986), her second solo show at the gallery. Cristina Garrido’s work has a critical eye and a deep interest in the contemporary art world, how it works, its agents and codes. This show presents a series of works that show this…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at Thinking Through Space, Whitney Museum

This panel brings together several of the artists included in Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art to discuss their respective practices and shared interests in concepts of space and architecture. Topics to be considered include function and use of built structures, migration and the structuring of space, and vernacular materials and forms.…

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Francisco Ugarte at ANÓNIMO (Museo Tamayo)

Commissioned by Bancrédito Francisco Ugarte understands the present moment as an area where his work takes place. Action, meeting and drawing are essential for his work. On this occasion, the artist extended his practice to the participation with the visitors of Anónimo at Museo Tamayo, performing a series of live drawings. Live Reflections September 20,…

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Cristina Garrido at Maison Pelgrims

The Pelgrims house is a magnificent building from the early 20th century, combining past architectural styles as interpreted according to the taste of the time; akin to Norma Desmond, the character in film Sunset Boulevard, an aging star of silent cinema homebound in her mansion. Like her, the house is equally dusty and obsolete, inhabited…

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Pick of the Month – August: Alejandro Almanza Pereda

Pick of the Month by Enrique Cabrales + Yadira Cueva (Framer and Art Promoter): Alejandro Almanza Pereda * Pick of the month is a program in which we invite our team, artists and friends to choose their favorite work from our inventory and share it every month.

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Cristina Garrido at Centro de Arte Alcobendas

Curated by Tiago de Abreu Pinto and Francesco Giaveri, Dialogue de l’ombre double explores the relationship between artists and art galleries, presenting a series of works that throw light on the concept of gallery through the prism of artistic production. The exhibition has emerged from a series of concepts relating to shadow, projection, dialectic, rhythm…

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Installation of Octavio Abúndez in Andares shopping mall

Octavio Abúndez’ outdoor installation is composed by three-dimensional representations of the Roman numerals 1 through 12, traditionally used to represent the hours, in a singular spatial arrangement. Through the multiplicity of perspectives, reflections and depths created by mirrored surfaces, the installation seeks to produce a subjective experience of time. A time which is free and…

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Pick of the Month – July: Juan Capistrán

Pick of the Month by Catu Mora (Collector): Juan Capistrán Katabasis, from the series After Chaos Comes Eros…he is stronger than his rock (I could be happy), explores the ideas of a revolutionary life through the philosophy of the absurd by albert camus. The work references the path or journey that one must take to…

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Juan Capistrán at Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art

FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art is an exhibition comprised of artist commissions, performances, films, and public programs that will launch its inaugural edition in July of 2018. An American City: Eleven Cultural Exercises, in collaboration with museums, civic institutions, and alternative spaces across Cleveland, Akron and Oberlin, will showcase an ambitious roster of…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at Whitney Museum of American Art

Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay gives center stage to contemporary art practices that highlight indigenous thinking around the built environment. The three Quechuan words—the indigenous language most spoken in the Americas—pacha (time, space, nature, world), llaqta (place, country, community), and wasichay (to build) each point to a decolonial approach of preserving and foregrounding indigenous concepts that transcend the English term architecture. This exhibition is…

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Pick of the Month – June: Francisco Ugarte

Pick of the Month by Almudena Vallarta (CURRO): Francisco Ugarte Montañas de luz combines three main interests of Francisco Ugarte: landscape, light and installation art. A slide projector illuminates a translucent shape; the shadows and reflections created by the light in contact with this plastic material generate an image that imitates the rhythm, the angles and…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Paul Kasmin Gallery presents a summer showcase of contemporary Mexican artists, celebrating the long history of cultural cross-pollination between neighboring nations. The exhibition brings together artists practicing in diverse media who are living and working in Mexico and further afield; several of whom have never before exhibited in the USA. Almost Solid Light: New Work…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at MSU Broad Art Museum

Working in sculpture, video, and installation, Mexican American artist Claudia Peña Salinas will use the unique architecture of the MSU Broad to re-create Tepantitla, an ancient pre-Columbian habitational compound in Teotihuacán, Mexico. Through reproductions and intersecting narratives and materials, and drawing as well from her own personal history, Salinas translates and integrates this ancient archaeological…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at MARS Milano

Alejandro Almanza Pereda’s video “Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” will be presented at BelVedere, a new format to present a video art screening. In MIART – International Contemporary Art Fair Program, BelVedere is the first edition for a Videoart annual Screening based in MARS –Milan Artist Run Space. Curated by…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at Black Cube

Recipient of a Black Cube fellowship Black Cube is a non-profit, experimental art museum that operates nomadically. Without the traditional boundaries of a physical building, Black Cube exists primarily through partnering with artist fellows to commission pop up art experiences. Black Cube Denver, USA  

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Cristina Garrido at Gerald Moore Gallery

Cristina Garrido is part of In Quotes, an exhibition curated by Ann-Marie James and Caroline Fisher, presenting works by an exciting range of contemporary artists working with collage and assemblage across generations. March 17 – May 19, 2018 Gerald Moore Gallery London, UK  

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Cristina Garrido at Centro de Exposiciones Subte

Cristina Garrido is part of “Intervention”, a group show curated by Juan José Santos at Centro de Exposiciones Subte. March 16 – May 6, 2018 Centro de Exposiciones Subte Montevideo, Uruguay

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Fernando Palomar & Francisco Ugarte at ASU Art Museum

This traveling exhibition presents an investigation of the work carried out in studios and artisanal workshops in Jalisco, Mexico. Focusing on the last 100 years of production, the works included in the exhibition showcase collaborations between artists and artisans who work and live in western Mexico. March 16 – June 30, 2018 Arizona State University…

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Cristina Garrido at ARCOMadrid Art Fair

The Community of Madrid has awarded Cristina Garrido at the International Contemporary Art Fair ARCO. The award seeks the recognition of creators aged under 40. The Boothworks docufiction work is composed with recontextualized and slightly modified quotations that Cristina Garrido combines with audiovisual documentation of fairs around the world. A voiceover repeats the words that artists, critics…

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Octavio Abúndez at Open Studio Madrid

Open Studio is an annual initiative created to promote and disseminate the visual arts. For four days, a selection of artists, both emerging and acclaimed, show their studios with particular emphasis on creative processes. Open Studio provides a chance for visitors to discover how artists work and for artists to promote and disseminate their oeuvre…

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Cristina Garrido at Jahn und Jahn Gallery

The exhibition curated by Marta Ramos-Yzquierdo will present a selection of works from Fred Jahn’s gallery archives and library, together with the pieces of about 27 international artists: both guests and artists who work with Fred and Matthias Jahn. The starting point is Gallery Jahn und Jahn’s desire to consider its own history as a…

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Cristina Garrido at CASS Sculpture Foundation

Through an extension of their engagement in painting, drawing and sculpture, Hartley and Steadman have produced a number of steel, MDF and resin architectural structures to display a selection of the CASS maquettes. In order to re-contextualise this collection Hartley and Steadman have also invited a pool of contemporary artists to display pre-existing and newly…

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Cristina Garrido at The Goma gallery

The film “Boothworks” is a pseudo-fictional documentary that narrates, from the optic of the future, how the current art market undergoes a radical transformation induced by art fairs: gallerists, forced to abandon their conventional gallery spaces, now treat booths at fairs as their normal work place, innovating with the possibilities these places offer and ultimately creating…

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Cristina Garrido at Centrale for Contemporary Art

“Private Choices“ lifts the veil on a significant aspect of art: contemporary art collections and its initiators, the art lovers. The latter play an increasingly important role in the constantly growing art world and, in the era of disproportionate commercialisation and globalisation of the art market, these passionate people invest time and money in contemporary creation,…

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Claudia Peña Salinas at Simon Preston Gallery

“Inside The Nest” is a group exhibition curated by Embajada. Conditions of post-colonialism, inherited and passed through generations, oral stories, traditions, and the fabrication of objects are invoked by each of the six artists in the show as a means to reclaim their particular cultural heritage. Claudia Peña Salina’s practice is centered on visits to Mexico, where…

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Cristina Garrido at Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo

In the 20th century, exhibitions gradually evolved into devices for producing subjectivities, experiences and discourses. The various formulas for presenting artworks to the public not only exhibited artistic creations but also constructed narratives that were contaminated by the prevailing ideologies of the day. In recent years, many contemporary artists have shown an interest in critically…

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A. Almanza Pereda, O. Abúndez & F. Ugarte at KOHN Gallery

This group exhibition brings together nine prominent artists based in Guadalajara, Mexico, whose varied practices contribute to the city’s growing cultural ascendance and international recognition. September 16 – November 4, 2017 KOHN Gallery Los Angeles, USA

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at the 15th Istanbul Biennial

Alejandro Almanza Pereda has been selected to be part of the 15th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Elmgreen & Dragset and centered around the concept of “a good neighbor”. From September 16 to November 12, 2017 the 15th Istanbul Biennial will be staged across six venues in the heart of the Turkish city. September 16 – November 12, 2017 15…

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Fernando Palomar & Francisco Ugarte at MCA Denver

This traveling exhibition presents an investigation of the work carried out in studios and artisanal workshops in Jalisco, Mexico. Focusing on the last 100 years of production, the works included in the exhibition showcase collaborations between artists and artisans who work and live in western Mexico. September 13, 2017 – January 21, 2018 Museum of…

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Juan Capistrán at MOCA Detroit

“Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance” is inspired by the vital history of music in Detroit and the legacy of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. The exhibition continues MOCAD’s investigations into the history of Detroit as well as its programmatic focus on the relationship between art, music, and politics. September 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018 MOCA Detroit Detroit,…

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Octavio Abúndez at Museo de Arte de Zapopan (MAZ)

The exhibition “Doble” presents Octavio Abúndez and Édgar Cobián’s visions of contemporary art, through installations and digital art. Octavio Abúndez approaches the subject of duality using the dual personality of an actor that has to play a character part. He elaborated a creative exercise, based on choosing an actor (in this case, Keanu Reeve), seeing…

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Richard T. Walker at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Richard T. Walker is part of “Soundtracks”, a large-scale group exhibition centered on the role of sound in contemporary art. July 15, 2017 – January 1, 2018 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) San Francisco, USA  

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Claudia Peña Salinas at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Claudia Peña Salinas is part of “The Curator’s Eggs” which will feature the work of thirteen artists, each selected by one of thirteen guest curators. July 12 – August 18, 2017 Paul Kasmin Gallery New York, USA  

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Cristina Garrido selected by Fundación Botín

Cristina Garrido has been selected by Fundación Botín to receive a Plastic Arts International Fellowship, among with 5 other artists. Fundación Botín received a total of 531 applications this year. Fundación Botín Santander, Spain  

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Cristina Garrido at Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia

Cristina Garrido is part of “Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia”, a group show curated by Johannes Säre and Marten Esko at EKKM, the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia. The exhibition dwells on the museum’s operating methods and looks for potential approaches towards some possible future scenarios. It addresses themes such as the internationalisation and standardisation of contemporary…

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda at Weatherspoon Art Museum  

In his video, Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all (2014), Mexican artist Alejandro Almanza Pereda creates a surreal scene: a still life—that traditional artist’s subject of objects on a surface—becomes animated. Playing cards, fruit, and vases move with unexpected buoyancy. Suddenly one sees these objects not as games, food, or…

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Francisco Ugarte at Cristin Tierney Gallery

The works in Three Lines, One Square revolve around one of the most basic concepts in art: the line. Created at different scales and on different supports, each is comprised of a single line placed squarely at the center of the picture field and rendered in a restricted palette of black. Although the works appear to be…

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Juan Capistrán at MOCA Detroit

A major group exhibition of ninety nine artists based in the United States, curated by Jens Hoffmann, 99 Cents or Less addresses Detroit’s ongoing economic crisis and its 2013 bankruptcy–the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in the history of the United States. May 19 – August 6, 2017 MOCA Detroit Detroit, USA  

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The 10 Best Booths at ZsONA MACO

ARTSY selected Galería CURRO among the 10 Best Booths at Zsona MACO 2017. February 8 – 12, 2017 ZsONA MACO, Mexico City ARTSY