Michael Lin’s temporary commission for the private art foundation Museo Jumex is a hand-painted floor that occupies 1,300 square metres across the museum’s plaza and through the building’s main level. The work is based on a traditional tablecloth design, one found in inexpensive restaurants in Mexico and one that echoes textile designs from Lin’s native Taiwan. Keep Reading
Mark Bradford ’s show “Cerberus” at Hauser & Wirth in London consists of nine paintings and a video. The video is Dancing in the Street, and has Martha and the Vandellas projected, recorded and filmed flickering across city blocks, fences and garages on a drive through Los Angeles. Keep Reading
Talent-spotted at 16 years of age, in Mexico City, by John Skipping, a visiting Royal College of Art sculpture professor, Helen Escobedo enrolled at the college the following year, 1951. She stayed in Europe for four years, primarily at the RCA Sculpture School, then led by Frank Dobson and staffed by, among others, Henry Moore, Jacob Epstein and Ossip Zadkine. Keep Reading
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