Shy at Work focuses on Bruno Gironcoli’s skills as a painter and draftsman, producing an encounter between his sculptural practice and his works on paper from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Some ten years ago, ideas of time and agency were being explored anew in the field of contemporary art anew anew. Simultaneously, artists and thinkers were beginning to reflecting on different concepts of time and life , and they came to shed light on o generate concerns about the actual conditions on earth.
Somewhere in Between: Contemporary Art Scenes in Europe aims to connect the many realities that shape and inform contemporary art practices all over Europe, highlighting five artistic constellations.
The paintings in Choque Cultural, by Mexican artist Frieda Toranzo Jaeger, are a different breed of animal. They constitute something rare within the Mexico City art scene: a painting show that literally stops you in your tracks.
Conceived and curated independently, these two parallel exhibitions—Franz Erhard Walther’s first in the Mexican and Latin American context—beautifully complement each other. One takes over the top floor of the David Chipperfield–designed Museo Jumex in the industrial district of Nuevo Polanco; the other is staged amid the clutter of Casa Luis Barragán, the final residence and studio of the revered Mexican architect, situated in the working-class Tacubaya neighborhood of Mexico City.