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/ SOPHIE GOLTZ
São Paulo Round Up

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, São Paulo

Lawrence Weiner, HERE FOR A TIME THERE FOR A TIME & SOMEWHERE FOR A TIME AQUI POR UM TEMPO LÁ POR UM TEMPO & EM ALGUM LUGAR POR UM TEMPO, 2014.
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Sophie Goltz

The past 10 years have seen an expansion in the recognition of Latin American artists worldwide, as well as a multiplication of the numbers of galleries and art-related events in Brazil, especially in São Paulo. Being so, a survey of the city’s growing number of contemporary art institutions such as... continue reading
View of Runo Lagomarsino, “Against My Ruins,” Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, 2014.
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Sophie Goltz

“On a Critique of Spatial Reason” could be the subtitle of Runo Lagomarsino’s current exhibition “Against My Ruins” at Nils Stærk. Upon entering an old factory hall, the gallery appears quiet, and in an almost overwhelming way, the works are conceptually ordered. But after leaving the space, the spatial order... continue reading
María José Arjona’s “… pero yo soy el tigre”

GALERIE MOR⋅CHARPENTIER, Bogotá

María José Arjona, …pero yo soy el tigre (…but I am the tiger), 2013.
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Sophie Goltz

Who’s the tiger? In 2012, the Wall Street Journal headed a report on the emerging economies of Colombia and Peru with the bold headline, “The New Tigers,” pitting them against the Asian “Tigers” of the 1960s–90s. Already projected to become the third largest economy in Latin America by 2014,(1) Colombia is... continue reading
“The Imminence of Poetics” 30th São Paulo Biennial

CICCILLO MATARAZZO PAVILION, São Paulo

Alan Kaprow, Comfort Zones, 1975.
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Sophie Goltz

“Welcome to my life” is written in large letters on a wooden board, announcing the uphill spill of an urban landscape made of brightly painted hollow bricks. Meanwhile, further multilingual signs—many not without humor—ask so-called favela tourists for donations. It’s been at least since the year 2007 that the Project... continue reading

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