Leslie Moody Castro

“A Room of One’s Own”

Laboratorio Arte Alameda

August 2015

“A Room of One’s Own” offers three site-specific video works, by artists Melanie Smith, Katri Walker, and Jaki Irvine in order to explore postcolonial Mexico through the moving image while exposing the antiquated gender divides inherent… READ ON

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Alejandro Diaz

Linda Pace Foundation

July 2015

“It Takes a Village,” Alejandro Diaz’s latest solo exhibition, pulls together a seemingly disparate variety of references from Minimalism, Conceptualism, Abstract Expressionism, and even British Pop to unapologetically expose the reality… READ ON

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Border Lines

The 1st Bienal de las Fronteras in Matamoros, Mexico

April 2015 MATAMOROS, MEXICO

IT’S A RARE DAY that the small city of Matamoros, Mexico, receives international attention in the world of contemporary art. Matamoros sits on the exact opposite side of the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, a growing town on the southernmost… READ ON

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Daniel Monroy Cuevas

TalCual

March 2015

“Espectador en el vacio” (Spectator in the Void) is a highly technical, minimal, and potentially difficult exhibition to grasp. This, however, is just what artist Daniel Monroy Cuevas intended, and from the title, it’s clear the audience… READ ON

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“Transcripciones”

Museo Universitario del Chopo

February 2015

Writing is not an innocent act; it carries weight that can be both aesthetic and confrontational. “Transcripciones” at Museo el Chopo draws from the writings of the prolific Salvador Elizondo, well known in twentieth-century Mexico for … READ ON

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Borderland Collective

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

February 2015

Any exhibition that takes its starting point from the long and complex history between the United States and Central America is destined to be a difficult one. Borderland Collective, led by artists Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar and art historian… READ ON

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Kate Newby

Lulu

August 2014

Kate Newby’s latest solo exhibition features a modest and contemplative sculptural installation that playfully exploits the conventions of the physical gallery and extends her ongoing investigation of linking different spaces in nuanced … READ ON

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Theo Michael

Galeria OMR

June 2014

Made of sensitive materials such as tape, cardboard, and clay, the majority of the work in Theo Michael’s latest solo exhibition, “Reptile Dialectics,” will not survive for posterity. However, this extinction allows for opportunities … READ ON

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John Zurier

Lawrence Markey

April 2014

John Zurier’s latest exhibition brings together a collection of six paintings based on the artist’s recent travels to Iceland. Barely illuminated by the natural light in the gallery space, the Minimalistic works are quiet and contemplative,… READ ON

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Mungo Thomson

Artpace

March 2014

Mungo Thomson’s “Crickets for Solo and Ensemble” is a two-part musical movement that is divided by the physical parameters of the exhibition space, becoming an equal two-part show. Acting as a concerto in three spaces, the show explores… READ ON

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