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View of Ángela de la Cruz, “Traspaso,” Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid, 2014.
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Pablo Martinez

There is something about Ángela de la Cruz’s “Traspaso” [Transfer] that leaves one cold. The first impression is that of having arrived somewhere unexpected, when everything is already over. Strewn across the floor, canvases without stretchers and in different forms—two rolled against the wall (Roll (Navy/Turquoise) and Roll (Turquoise/Navy), both... continue reading
Elmgreen & Dragset’s "Amigos" at Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid
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Octavio Zaya

Remember "Mr. B," the supposed predator-collector living in the Nordic Pavilion during the 2009 Venice Biennale, whom we found dead in his house pool? His cadaver has now re-emerged—so to speak—in Elmgreen & Dragset’s latest antithesis: the sauna they have opened at Helga de Alvear Gallery in Madrid. But Mr. B’s pool is not the only familiar requisite here in this newly charged historical "construction" or "scenario." From a replica of Barberini’s... continue reading

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