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/ Nina Beier
View of Nina Beier, “Office Nature Nobody Pattern,” Croy Nielsen, Berlin, 2014.
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Ana Teixeira Pinto

Remember Spellbound? In Alfred Hitchcock’s 1945 thriller, Gregory Peck stars as an amnesiac patient whose dreams were famously designed by Salvador Dali. Scissors, eyes, curtains, faceless men, decks of cards—a whole panoply of Surrealist tokens parade before the piercing intellect of Dr. Constance Petersen, played by Ingrid Bergman. Conflating Sigmund... continue reading
“The New Morals”

GALERIA STEREO, Warsaw

View of “The New Morals,” Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, 2013.
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Agata Pietrasik

Galeria Stereo’s contribution to the third edition of Gallery Weekend, Warsaw’s pre-eminent art event, is a compact and elegant presentation of mostly sculptural, albeit intensely imagistic work by four artists: Nina Beier, Piotr Łakomy, Gizela Mickiewicz, and Michael E. Smith. It is also the first exhibition in the gallery’s stylish... continue reading
“A Trip to the Moon”

PROYECTOS MONCLOVA, Mexico City

Christodoulos Panayiotou, The Invention of Antiquity, 2012.
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Chris Sharp

Despite the possession of a rich literary pedigree, the good old chicken-or-egg quandary of fact or fiction seems to receive limited play if not in the Latin American context, then the Mexican context of contemporary art (and by literary, I mean of course Julio Cortázar, and even more importantly, Jorge... continue reading
Nina Beier’s “Shirts vs Skins”

LAURA BARTLETT GALLERY, London

View of, “Shirts vs Skins”, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, 2012.
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Anna Gritz

These days nothing fades quicker than a trend. Who would like to be caught dead in the haircut Jennifer Aniston sported as Rachel in the 1990s television series “Friends.” Hairstyles are not meant to last, and yet some of their advertisements have found a small niche of survival in outmoded... continue reading
Zona Maco, Mexico

ZONA MACO, Mexico City

Zona Maco, Mexico
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ADAM KLEINMAN

While considering the strange juxtaposition of the skyscraper's program, architect Rem Koolhaas—in his 1978 Delirious New York—speculated that the ‘plot’ of the Downtown Athletic Club's ninth story was a tale of “eating oysters with boxing gloves, naked.” Similarly congested is the exposition hall, which these days can be found hosting art shows, boating events, music fairs, and so on. Yet Zona Maco and its host, Centro Banamex, layered not only a... continue reading

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