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/ LORENA MUNOZ-ALONSO
Mika Rottenberg

GOLDSMITH'S CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, London

Still from Mika Rottenberg, Bowls Balls Souls Holes (Bingo Variant), 2014.
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Lorena Munoz-Alonso

Shucking oysters, turning wheels and levers, sitting in a rammed plastic warehouse while staring at a mobile phone—to enter Mika Rottenberg’s universe is to fall down a rabbit hole of stoic drudgery. The worlds the artist conjures in her video installations are populated by extraordinary characters, such as the fantasy... continue reading
ARCOmadrid 2018

ARCOMADRID, Madrid

View of The Future section, ARCOmadrid, 2018.
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Lorena Munoz-Alonso

This year’s edition of ARCOmadrid embraced a temporal and conceptual gambit: the Future. It was, however, mostly corralled in the eponymous section at the fair, curated by Chus Martínez, Rosa Lleó, and Elise Lammer and featuring works by artists from 20 international galleries, including Nara Roesler, São Paulo; Union Pacific,... continue reading
(Left) Braco Dimitrijević, Casual Passer-By I Met at 1.14pm, London 1978, 1978. (Right) Braco Dimitrijević, About Two Artists (Leonardo – Evans), 1988.
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Lorena Munoz-Alonso

Braco Dimitrijević’s current exhibition at MOT International offers a careful selection of early works by this Paris-based, Sarajevo-born pioneer of Conceptual art. The show’s title, “Early London Years,” refers to the period from 1971 to 1973 when the artist lived there, although a number works produced in other cities like... continue reading
Frieze Art Fair

FRIEZE ART FAIR, London

Judy Chicago, Rearrangeable Rainbow Blocks, 1965.
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Lorena Munoz-Alonso

The ecosystem of Frieze Art Fair in London keeps growing, like a healthy family of good-looking siblings. That is, indeed, exciting, but it is also a real tour de force for visitors, who since last year have not just one, but two highly distinct fairs to enjoy (the main one... continue reading
View of Jack Lavender’s “Dreams Chunky,” The approach, London, 2013.
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Lorena Munoz-Alonso

The group of sculptures gathered here feel like the remnants of some stranded explorer’s dedicated toil, the evidence of an island-bound prisoner bent on making the most of his imposed yet paradisiacal isolation. And it’s this placid, oceanic mood that dominates “Dreams Chunky,” Jack Lavender’s first solo show at The... continue reading
Gabriel Kuri, Double Self Portrait in Tension (Two Point Crossed Section Chart), 2012.
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Lorena Munoz-Alonso

Contingency and probability are long-standing conceptual interests for Mexican artist Gabriel Kuri. His 2011 exhibition at South London Gallery was titled “Before Contingency After the Fact,” for example. His current show at Sadie Coles is titled “Classical Symmetry, Historical Data, Subjective Judgement,” which, according to statistician David Spiegelhalter, are the... continue reading

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