Archive for February, 2010

Manuel Graf at Johann König

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Johann König, Berlin presents “Buchtipp 2” – the third solo exhibition of artist Manuel Graf.[...]

Uwe Henneken at Galerie Gisela Capitain

Friday, February 26th, 2010

“Wüstung und Wüste” is the third exhibition by Uwe Henneken at Galerie Gisela Capitain. The artist is showing seven new oil paintings on canvas, varying in size and format. Uwe Henneken’s work moves between symbolism, romanticism and expressionism.[...]

Quintín Rivera Toro at Museo de las Américas

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Visual artist Quintín Rivera Toro, represented by Walter Otero Gallery, has been selected by the Advisory Comitee of the Museo de las Américas, Cuartel de Ballajá, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for his fist comprehensive solo exhibition.[...]

Jorge Pineda

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

The happiest times of our lives are sometimes tarnished by society, making it harder for our youth to adjust. At times children make up invisible characters and construct masks so they can hide their fears. Personified in a cartoonish way, Jorge Pineda’s characters portray these violent and at sometimes destructive ways.[...]

Ivelisse Jiménez

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Ivelisse Jiménez uses painting as a point of departure to construct pieces that deal with the idea of simultaneity and contradiction. The manner in which objects, images and materials are articulated questions the hierarchies of what is most present.[...]

Johanna Diehl at Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

In her first solo show at Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, the Berlin-based artist Johanna Diehl presents works from her series “Displace” – photographs of empty, converted, sometimes destroyed churches and mosques, photographs in the Muslim North and the orthodox Christian south of the divided island Cyprus.[...]

Aaron Salabarrías

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Aaron Salabarrías is a multidisciplinary artist that employs photography and painting as a recurring medium in his installations to present viewers with a dissimilar view of the tired ‘island paradise’ cliché. By decontextualizing objects, he transforms them into sublime readymades that create a dialogue between the object and the spectator.[...]

Ryan McGinley at Team Gallery

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

On view in New York City from March 17th through April, Team Gallery presents the third solo show of New York based photographer Ryan McGinley entitled Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere. The 33 year-old artist has had solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of Art and at PS1 in New York, at the MUSAC in Spain, and at the Kunsthalle Vienna.[...]

Habacuc and the imperatives of beauty, kindness and truth

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Throughout the history of Central America, there is not one single artist that has flaunted worldwide fame as Guillermo Vargas “Habacuc,” who stepped into the international arena with his solo exhibition at the Códice de Managua gallery in Nicaragua, on August 16th 2007.[...]


Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Slinkachu is a London-based artist who creates very small street based installations of miniature model train set characters, which are placed on the street and photographed.[...]

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