REVIEWS

/ CLAUDIA AROZQUETA
“Harvest”

THE COMMERCIAL GALLERY, Sydney

View of “Harvest,” The Commercial Gallery, Sydney, 2017.
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Claudia Arozqueta

The name “The Commercial” is unusually explicit for a gallery, but the title of the group exhibition currently on view in this one-room gallery in Sydney’s Redfern/Chippendale precinct is not to be taken so literally. While “Harvest” brings to mind food, crops, and still lifes, the exhibition also plays with... continue reading
View of David Noonan's "Lead Light," Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, 2016.
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Claudia Arozqueta

David Noonan and Renee So, whose work is shown in concurrent solo exhibitions at Sydney’s Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, share an interest in the research, appropriation, and reconfiguration of traditional iconography. Hung on the walls of the main gallery, hidden down a terraced street in the suburb of Paddington, David Noonan’s... continue reading
View of Nicholas Mangan's "Ancient Lights," Labor, Mexico City, 2016.
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Claudia Arozqueta

As the central body in our planetary system, the sun has been revered through history as the source of our energy and the basis of our calendars. “Ancient Lights,” Nicholas Mangan’s first solo exhibition in Mexico City, is a sun worshipper’s investigation into the myriad conceptions of our star, from... continue reading
Andrea Geyer’s “Truly Spun Never”

PARQUE GALERíA, Mexico City

Andrea Geyer, Truly Spun Never, 2016.
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Claudia Arozqueta

Like dance draws lines in space and time, Andrea Geyer’s first solo exhibition in Mexico City leaves a pleasant yet evanescent memory. Through crisscrossing imaginary and factual lines, the artist connects past histories and current politics with a sharp focus on the role of women in the arts. Encompassing a... continue reading
Fred Sandback’s “Prints of the 1970s”

LAWRENCE MARKEY, San Antonio

View of Fred Sandback, “Prints of the 1970s,” Lawrence Markey, San Antonio, 2015.
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Claudia Arozqueta

A black metal door of an industrial-like brick building welcomes visitors to Lawrence Markey, a gallery that opened in the early 1990s in New York and moved to San Antonio in 2005. In a city with plenty of artist-run spaces and non-profits but only a handful of commercial galleries, Lawrence... continue reading
“In Motion”

STARKWHITE, Auckland

Rebecca Baumann & Brendan Van Hek, Untitled (detail), 2015.
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Claudia Arozqueta

“In Motion,” the group exhibition currently on view at Starkwhite, Auckland, is a continuous dance of colors, with works from four contemporary artists from Australia and New Zealand—Rebecca Baumann, Brendan Van Hek, Grant Stevens, and Alicia Frankovich—and two historical artists: the Hungarian-American artist László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) and New Zealand-born Len... continue reading

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