By Madeline Murphy Turner
JUNE 2019 | ArtSeen
Visions of Brazil is an ambitious exhibition that seeks to locate itself within a contemporary discourse on the construction of Brazilian Modernism. Curated by Sofia Gotti for Blum & Poes New York gallery, the exhibition begins with historian Walter Mignolos assertion that coloniality is the darker side of modernity.
By Jared Quinton
NOV 2019 | ArtSeen
In the more than 70 works by Tetsuya Ishida now on view at Chicagos Wrightwood 659, the late Japanese artist offers anxious visions of the individual within consumer capitalism. The haunting, darkly fantastical paintings depict men flayed, devoured, and exploited by industrial manufacturing and the fruits of its production.