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SLIDESHOW: Mexico City Galleries, Part 2

by Michael Anthony Farley on March 17, 2017
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Last month, I checked out what was on view at some of Mexico City’s galleries during the art fairs. Over the past week, I stopped by a few more. Highlights include Rurru Mipanochia at ArtSpace Mexico (bastion of queer contemporary art), SANGREE at Yautepec, and Mauricio Limón at Galería Hilario Galguera a few blocks away. Today is the last day to see Mauricio Limón’s show, and I highly recommend it.

All three very different solo shows share one thing in common: they mine Mexico’s turbulent post-colonial history with a sense of humor. Strategies range from queering pre-Columbian cosmology or hybridizing Mayan and classical European pottery to recycling imagery from currencies that failed in the face of globalization. Notably, none of this work comes across as bitter or preachy.

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Pics ‘n’ Crit: We Saw the 2014 Whitney Biennial

by Corinna Kirsch on March 5, 2014
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This year’s Whitney Biennial is three biennials. That’s a lot of work to see over the next few months, pointing to how the biennial cannot be just one thing: It is both an exhibition and a process.

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Slideshow: The Art F City Roast

by The AFC Staff on February 24, 2014
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We shot the hell out of this event.

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Looking Back at Art Basel Miami 2011

by Paddy Johnson on December 6, 2011
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What happened last week while we were at South Beach Miami? We’ll leave out the details of our living quarters for the week — that’s a long tale for another day — but in case you missed some of our posts last week we’ve linked them up after the jump with short summaries. Now you’ll never be short on pictures, fair coverage, and commentary. AFC’s Will Brand took the pervert watch this year.

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