Mauricio Rocha, Intervention in the Torre de los Vientos, 1998

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<b>Mauricio Rocha, <i>Intervention in the Torre de los Vientos</i>, 1998</b>

Top: photo-collage of installation Bottom: maquette Artist: Maurcio Rocha (born 1965 in Mexico City, Mexico; lives and works in Mexico City). Description: An architectural intervention in La Torre de los Vientos, a 1968 sculpture by Gonzalo Fonseca, at the invitation of Mexican artist Pedro Reyes. Rocha built a ladder similar to the framework used when […]

Concretos, 2022

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Concretos, 2022

[Installation shots and Jane and Louise Wilson’s Monument (Apollo Pavilion, Peterlee), 2003] Curator: Gilberto González and Pablo León de la Barra Description: Exhibition at TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, 2022–23. Estas muestras […] parten de la idea de que los proyectos ideológicos de la modernidad se han convertido en la infraestructura de nuestro presente, […]

Sandra Gamarra, Soft Modernity, 2015

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<b>Sandra Gamarra, <i>Soft Modernity</i>, 2015 </b>

Artist Sandra Gamarra (b.1972, Peru; lives and works in Madrid) Material Paintings, poster, installation. Painting LiMac Miami Bordes Blandos II, 2015, oil on canvas,  17 7/10 × 17 7/10 inches Description Artist-curated exhibition Modernidad blanda (Soft modernity), shown at Art Basel Miami in 2015. Gamarra was invited by Galeria Leme (Sao Paulo) to design its booth […]

Juan Araujo, Prometheus II, 2007

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<b>Juan Araujo, <i>Prometheus II</i>, 2007 </b>

Artist: Juan Araujo (born 1971 in Caracas, Venezuela; lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal). Materials: Oil on canvas, 40 × 30 cm Description: “Since moving to Portugal from Venezuela, Araujo has become fascinated with the genesis of modern and postmodern architecture in Europe and how these ideals later travelled across the Atlantic to influence the […]

Marco Castillo, The Decorator’s Home, 2019

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<b>Marco Castillo, <i>The Decorator’s Home</i>, 2019</b>

Artist: Marco Castillo (b.1971, lives and works in Havana, Cuba) Images: Installation view, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles Maria, 2018 Prima Libreta de Notas, 2018 Description: A solo show of recent work by Marco Castillo (formerly of the group Los Carpenteros), held during the Havana Biennial in 2019, and subsequently at UTA Artist Space, Los […]

El Museo de las Máquinas, 2017

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<b>El Museo de las Máquinas, 2017</b>

Curator: Abel González Fernández (lives and works in Havana, Cuba). Description: “El Museo de las Máquinas: arquitectura de espacios cerrados en las décadas del 60 y 70 de la Revolución cubana” [The Museum of Machines: Architecture of Closed Spaces of the Cuban Revolution in the 1960s and 1970s] was held in the studio of art […]

Alexander Apostol, The Four Riders, 2007

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<b>Alexander Apostol, <i>The Four Riders</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Alexander Apostol Description: A four minute video of the study in Gio Ponti’s Villa Planchart, Caracas (1956), showing the mechanism by which the architect found a way to conceal and reveal the owner’s collection of stuffed buffalo and gazelle heads.

Terence Gower, “Havana Case Study,” 2016

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<b>Terence Gower, “Havana Case Study,” 2016</b>

Artist: Terence Gower (born 1965 in British Columbia, Canada; lives and works in New York City, USA). Description: “‘Havana Case Study’ is the second in a series of installations that use American diplomatic architecture as a tool to analyze US international relations (the first work in the series is Baghdad Case Study), and is based on two […]

“31º Panorama da Arte Brasileira: Mamõyguara opá mamõ pupé,” 2009

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<b>“31º Panorama da Arte Brasileira: Mamõyguara opá mamõ pupé,” 2009</b>

Curator: Adriano Pedrosa (lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil). Description: “One of the most important exhibitions in Brazil, the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art’s ‘Panorama da Arte Brasileira’ (Panorama of Brazilian Art) celebrates its 40th birthday. The controversial edition entitled ‘Mamõyguara opá mamõ pupé’ is curated by Adriano Pedrosa. Instead of exhibiting Brazilian artists […]

Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, Paraíso Ocupado, 2010

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<b>Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, <i>Paraíso Ocupado</i>, 2010</b>

Artist: Wouter Osterholt (born 1979 in Leiden, the Netherlands) and Elke Uitenuis (born 1977 in Sneek, the Netherlands). Description: “(Portuguese for ‘Occupied Paradise’) is a reconstruction of a failed modernist plan for an urban center located in the West zone of Rio de Janeiro. This plan, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, was officially approved in 1970 […]

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