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Marcelo Pombo, obras recientes en barro


04.07.2015 Consolidating his project of historical recovery of Latin American painting, Marcelo Pombo presents a series of showcases and two pieces of sackcloth, which he uses to associate concrete art, informalism, craftsmanship and terrestrial aspects (represented by mud).
The use of mud in many of these works continues Marcelo Pombo’s line of work on materials associated with popular culture, a line pursued by the artist from the start of his career at the end of the 1980s. On this occasion, the characteristic materials in his work, like aerosol paint and synthetic enamels, are reflected in the earthy colours and mix with the crackled texture. Universal, of low cost and austere, very accessible and easy to use, the mud establishes a relationship with the autochthonous on one hand and, on the other, in a more essential sense, with the primitive nature of the production of images. It is also linked with the port zone in the south of the city where the gallery is located. To 05.09.2015


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Marcelo Pombo, obras recientes en barro

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Exhibitions

Intolerance

26.04.2017 Upcoming exhibition by Amalia Ulman . Opening 20.05.2017

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Diego Bianchi at Museo de Arte Moderno

22.04.2017 In "El presente está encantador" (The enchanting now), Bianchi draws energy from that collection to transform it into a great work of his own that also includes pieces by Alberto Heredia, Enio Iommi, Aldo Paparella, Ruben Santantonín, Emilio Renart, to name a few.Through August 6

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Pop Up New York

21.04.2017 Pop Up is the first event organized by Barro in New York and that will feature painting, sculpture, actions, live music, and texts.

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Matías Duville / The Valise MoMA

19.04.2017 Published by the Library Council of The Museum of Modern Art, The Valise, is a collective artists’ project, unites seven South American artists—Johanna Calle, Mateo López and Nicolás Paris, Maria Laet, Rosângela Rennó, Matías Duville, and Christian Vinck Henriquez—with the Argentine writer César Aira. Through June 4

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Students at Barro

11.04.2017 Guided Tour at Nani's Lamarque Show, La Evaporación del Encanto.

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La evaporación del encanto

11.03.2017 La evaporación del encanto by Nani Lamarque. Untill 22.04.17

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Matías Duville in TATE Collection

10.03.2017 Projection, 2012. Charcoal on paper, 1870 x 3510 x 64 mm. Matias Duville is part of the collection of the TATE, London, UK since 2017.

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UNDER DE SI

24.02.2017 Under de Si is an installation, performance and theater project where Luis Garay and Diego Bianchi dismantle the idea of “real” to surrender to impure fiction. Dozens of performers resist, adapt and over-adapt to an unstable system. (24, 25_02, 20:30 hrs).

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Matías Duville / Launch MoMA Book

23.02.2017 Ivory press, Madrid, we will be hosting a panel discussion about artists’ books with the participation of May Castleberry (editor of contemporary editions, MoMA), Elena Ochoa Foster and the artists Maria Laet, Matias Duville, Nicolás Paris and Marc Quinn. Include a presentation of The Valise Project, published by MoMA’s Library Council.

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Argentina PLATAFORMA ARCO

22.02.2017 Diego Bianchi and Marcelo Pombo take part in ARGENTINA PLATAFORMA ARCO, Curated by Inés Katzenstein. (P7, G12).




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