When I asked Lucas Varela how he would describe his own work, he said: “I tend to think that my style is of clear lines and an underground spirit; sinisterly silly, pink, rotten, and dismally friendly.” However, he... Read Article
Located in vibrant La Plata, the capital of the state of Buenos Aires in Argentina, Residencia Corazon is a multicultural arts project which, for the past eight years, has welcomed artists from every discipline of the art world,... Read Article
Ed Hart offers a brief overview of art history in Argentina and the works of three contemporary artists, Dolores Molinari, Deborah Essés and Graciela Wainbarg. A horse called Art Art in Argentina has followed a similar trajectory to... Read Article
Like many of her contemporaries, Silvia Malagrino left Argentina in 1978 to escape the repressive military dictatorship. Three decades later, she filmed her return, reflecting her desire to know and remember her abandoned country, to find a way to be present and absent from the histories that haunt her.
Some art, at least, seems designed – perhaps, not intentionally, to render thought and word redundant – a glaring, none-too-subtle full stop masquerading as something more profound. This is all well and good but it is like exploring... Read Article