Archive for December, 2011

Rabindranat Díaz-Cardona & Hector Madera-González

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Rabindranat Díaz-Cardona, Hábitat, installation view

Two separate solo shows will open this week at METRO: plataformaorganizada in San Juan; Habitat by Rabindranat Díaz-Cardona and El pah-pay lone by Héctor Madera-González. Both artists live and work abroad, Díaz-Cardona in Madrid and Madera-González in Brooklyn, New  York. For Díaz-Cardona, this is his first solo presentation in over four years.[...]

Short Book Review: Jac Leirner in Conversation with Adele Nelson

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

It’s interesting to read an in-depth conversation with an artist that really gets to the core of their practice and the choices that lead to their relevance in art history. Entertaining and informative, Jac Leirner in Conversation with Adele Nelson describes Leirner’s personal background, process and work. Born to a family of collectors, Brazilian-born Leirner was one of the first contemporary artists from Latin America whose work was acquired by the MoMA.[...]

Trópico Abierto: Gran Bienal Tropical

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Guillermo Rodriguez

Saturday, December 10th La Loseta, a year-long exhibition program initiated by artist Radamés “Juni” Figueroa, closed its exhibition cycle with Tropico Abierto, Gran Bienal Tropical, a project curated by London-based curator Pablo León de la Barra. Transforming the conventional sterile white cube into a jungle ‘green cube,’ de la Barra and friends staged a series of works and interventions at the beach in Piñones (Puerto Rico) and the area surrounding Kiosko La Comai; a typical beach front kiosque serving local food and drinks.[...]

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