Reviews



Ramiro Llona

Ramiro Llona

The Americas Collection - Miami
By Raisa Clavijo
The Americas Collection late last year presented a selection of canvases by the Peruvian artist Ramiro Llona, all of which were created within the last decade. Parallel to the exhibition in Miami, two expositions were presented in Lima: “El lugar de la pintura” at the Museo de [...]



Speedy Graphito: An American Story

Speedy Graphito: An American Story

Fabien Castanier Gallery - Miami
By Raisa Clavijo
Fabien Castanier Gallery opened its new space in the Wynwood Art District with “An American Story,” a solo exhibition by Speedy Graphito (Oliver Rizzo), who has developed an imagery inspired as much by popular culture as by the legacy of modernism.
Born in Paris, Rizzo graduated with honors [...]



Neha Vedpathak: Defiant

Neha Vedpathak: Defiant

N’Namdi Contemporary - Miami
By Raisa Clavijo
“Defiant” included 13 works by Neha Vedpathak, which offer a look at her most recent artistic production. The pieces, comprised of multiple layers of both materials and meanings, invited the viewer to go beyond the surface to reveal the personal vision of the artist regarding her creative environment [...]



Tracing Antilles: A Shared Voyage

Tracing Antilles: A Shared Voyage

Polk Museum of Art - Lakeland, Fla.

By Raisa Clavijo
“Tracing Antilles” is the result of Humberto Castro’s study of the historical evolution of the Caribbean, as well as an investigation of his own heredity, identity and experience as a ‘nomad’ living in Cuba, France and South Florida. In his analysis, the Caribbean is a [...]



Domingo De Lucía: Between Walls

Domingo De Lucía: Between Walls

MIArt Space - Miami
Curated by Felix Suazo

By Raisa Clavijo
Earlier this year, Domingo De Lucía exhibited in “Between Walls,” a show that assembled works from his various recent projects, at MIArt Space in Miami. The curatorial concept proposed reflecting on the barriers that man has constructed around himself and that in the short or long [...]



The Other Dimension

The Other Dimension

Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami
Curated by Jorge Luis Gutiérrez
By Raisa Clavijo
“The Other Dimension” constituted an ambitious project conceived of by Miami-based Antuan Rodríguez and curated by Jorge Luis Gutiérrez that became a study of the symbols and codes that contribute to establishing universal communication and overcoming linguistic and cultural barriers.
Antuan starts [...]



Tancredi Parmeggiani: My Weapon Against the Atom Bomb is a Blade of Grass.

Tancredi Parmeggiani: My Weapon Against the Atom Bomb is a Blade of Grass.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection - Venice, Italy
Curated by Luca Massimo Barbero
By Irina Leyva-Pérez
Italian painter Tancredi, who was born Tancredi Parmeggiani in Feltre, Italy, in 1927 and died in Rome in 1964, was a prolific artist whose impressive international career was cut short by his premature death at the age of 37. In addition, the [...]



Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

Brooklyn Museum - New York
By Taliesin Thomas
Women’s sexuality has been a fascination throughout the sweep of art history, and numerous examples from ancient to contemporary times express the allure of the female form and its power to convey, coerce and captivate. Where feminist-theorists such as Simone de Beauvoir and Jacqueline Rose have considered [...]



Ai Weiwei: Laundromat

Ai Weiwei: Laundromat

Jeffrey Deitch Gallery - New York
By Taliesin Thomas
Among socially conscious artists meshing the dialogue concerning aesthetics with the controversial realm of international politics, Ai Weiwei (b. 1957, Beijing) is among the leading figures in the fight for justice. Highlighting the most urgent problems of our global society, Ai’s dogged dedication to freedom of [...]



John Wellington: Temple Tomb Fortress Ruin

John Wellington: Temple Tomb Fortress Ruin

The Lodge Gallery - New York

By Kim Power
Reminiscent of heroic fantasy à la Frank Frazetta, John Wellington’s exhibition, “Temple Tomb Fortress Ruin,” at The Lodge Gallery speaks both to the artist’s personal vision and our current sociopolitical climate. Wellington has participated in exhibitions throughout the United States and France, most notably at [...]