Contemporânea: Alexandre Estrela: 'Flat Bells' by Rômulo Moraes

“In this black expanse of projection, the paintings simulate movement, expanding and contracting, as if in systole and diastole, thus giving us the impression of life”, explains Rômulo Moreas’ text on Alexandre Estrela’s solo show ‘Flat Bells’, now on view at MoMA, NY.  You can read the complete article on Contemporânea (text originally in Portuguese).

MoMA, NY | Alexandre Estrela

Alexandre Estrela presents Flat Bells, his first New York show, at the Kravis Studio, Museum of Modern Art MoMA. The exhibition, curated by Sophie Cavoulacos, will be on view from November 4th, 2023, until January 7th, 2024.

MUSEO CABAÑAS, Guadalajara | Jorge Méndez Blake

Jorge Méndez Blake will present Proscenios Literarios, a solo exhibition, at the Museo Cabañas, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. The exhibition, curated by Victor Palacios, will be open from November 18, 2023, through April 12, 2024.

TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes | Álvaro Urbano

TEA's artistic director Gilberto González and artist Álvaro Urbano talk about 'Acto I. La eterna adolescencia', an exhibition that can currently be visited at TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes and that introduces visitors to a timeless reverie with the recreation of the Gazmira, a hotel that began to be built in the late 1950s on the mountain of Tenisca (La Palma).

ART BASEL, Miami Beach 2023 | Travesía Cuatro

Find Travesía Cuatro at Booth B34 at Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida.
Private days: December 6 & 7
Public days: December 8 – 10
Artists:Álvaro Urbano, Teresa Solar Abboud, Mateo López, Donna Huanca, Jose Dávila, Ana Prata, Gonzalo Lebrija, Eleonore Koch, Jorge Méndez Blake, Milena Muzquiz, Goro Kakei, Sara Ramo, Mariela Scafati, Jorge Eielson, Guga Szabzon, Sofía Bassi and Alexandre Estrela.

PAC, Milan | Mariela Scafati

ARGENTINA, WHAT THE NIGHT TELLS THE DAY is the group exhibition featuring Mariela Scafati that will open on November 18 at the Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, in Milan, Italy. The show is curated by Andres Duprat and Diego Sileo and will be open until February 11, 2024.

FRAC CORSICA, Corte | Asunción Molinos Gordo

Asunción Molinos Gordo will be part of the group exhibition A TERRA DI U CUMUNU, at FRAC CORSICA, Corte, France, with her piece ¡Cuanto río allá arriba! (2022). The exhibition will be open from November 8, 2023 to March 21, 2024.

Video walkthrough | Gonzalo Lebrija

Sleep is a phenomenon that has always aroused fascination in human beings. It is shrouded in mystery, controversy and speculation, even though it is a natural physiological phenomenon.

ARTLECTA, GDL | Jose Dávila

Sense of Place is Jose Davila’s solo exhibition at Artlecta, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. The exhibition rescues a project of public and itinerant work in Los Angeles, which resulted in a book of the same name, published by Getty Publications. The show is on view through February 2024.

MoMA MAGAZINE: Alexandre Estrela Interviewed by Ellie Ga

“At a certain point I felt that I was really working on an artificial being with several parts and each of them had their own rhythm, way of living, that could actually live separately. But I was interested because they had singularities, but also, they could collaborate”. Read the full interview here.

FUNDACIÓN JUAN MARCH, Madrid | Jorge Eielson

Jorge Eielson participates in the group exhibition ‘Antes de América. Fuentes originarias en la cultura moderna’, at the Juan March Foundation, Madrid, Spain. The exhibition will remain open until March 10, 2024.

NEW PUBLICATION: Jose Dávila, Memory of a Telluric Movement

The monograph Memory of a Telluric Movement, by Jose Dávila, comprises his homonymous exhibition from 2022 at Haus Konstruktiv in Zürich, as well as an interview with the show’s curator Sabine Schaschl and a text by Britta Schröder. Published by Impronta Casa Editora and designed by Luisa Mendoza and Alejandro Siordia.

BOGHOSSIAN FOUNDATION, Brussels | Asunción Molinos Gordo & Jose Dávila

Water is the group exhibition in which Asunción Molinos Gordo is participating with her project ¡Cuánto río allá arriba! while Jose Dávila is part of the show with Untitled (Woman in Bath). The exhibition is presented at Boghossian Foundation, in Brussels, Belgium and can be visited from October 19th, 2023, to March 10th, 2024.

CONARTE, Monterrey | Gonzalo Lebrija, Jose Dávila & Jorge Mendez Blake

Opening October 18, the exhibition Patchwork: Charpenel Guadalajara Collection will be on view at Nave Generadores and Fototeca at Centro de las Artes CONARTE, Monterrey, Mexico. Curated by Michel Blancsubé, the exhibition includes works by Gonzalo Lebrija, Jose Dávila and Jorge Mendez Blake.

TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes | Sofía Bassi

This Friday, October 20, at 19:00hrs, the TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes will offer a talk about Sofía Bassi, linked to Insolation, the current exhibition in which several pieces by the artist are now on view.

MARCO, Monterrey | Álvaro Urbano & Luighi Ghirri

En el jardín, is a group exhibition featuring works by Álvaro Urbano and Luighi Ghirri, curated by Magnolia de la Garza, which proposes a review of the Isabel and Agustín Coppel collection, based on the concepts of garden and landscape. It will be open from October 20, 2023 to March 3, 2024 at MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico.


“Saba’s Memory Trail or The Composite of Time” is a public artwork by Sara Ramo at Saba’s (Netherlands) new fire station. All the inhabitants of the island were invited to participate in the creation of the installation that is now translated into a collective monument.

INSTITUTO TOMIE OHTAKE, São Paulo | Mariela Scafati

Mariela Scafati presents Windows (2011) in Un lento venir viniendo – Capítulo II, a group exhibition at the Oxenford Collection, at Instituto Tommie Ohtake, in São Paulo, Brazil. The show organized by the cultural producer, Act.,  directed by Fernando Ticoulat and João Paulo Siqueira Lopes, and curated by Argentine poet and curator Mariano Mayer. It can be visited until November 19, 2023.

MUSEO PICASSO, Málaga | Jose Dávila

Jose Dávila is part of  the group show The Echo of Picasso, curated by Eric Trounce at Museo Picasso, in Málaga Spain. The exhibition, organized within the framework of the international celebrations marking the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), will be on view until January 3rd, 2024. 

TEA Espacio de las Artes, Tenerife | Sofía Bassi

The first exhibition in Europe in which Sofía Bassi participates will be at TEA Espacio de las Artes, Canary Islands. The exhibition Insolación, curated by Gilberto González, can be visited from September 29, 2023, to February 25, 2024.

TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes | Álvaro Urbano

Álvaro Urbano presents Acto I: La eterna adolescencia, at TEA Espacio de las Artes, Tenerife, Canary Islands, from September 29, 2023 until February 18th, 2024. Through an installation, Urbano explores the eternal adolescence, as part of the human condition.

NEW PUBLICATION: Mateo López (El tiempo es la idea)

The publication Mateo López (El tiempo es la idea), published by This Side Up, features texts by researcher and curator Julien Petit and writer and curator Manuel Cirauqui along with a collective of artists, curators and designers, formed around the Eina Idea program in Barcelona. 

The publication was produced with the support of Travesía Cuatro, Casey Kaplan Gallery, Galería Luisa Strina and Goodman Gallery.

KUNTSHALLE LISSABON, Lisbon | Teresa Solar Abboud

life on the surface is Teresa Solar Abboud’s first solo show in Portugal. It will be exhibited at Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, Portugal from September 20th until November 25th, 2023.

FAURSCHOU, NY | Donna Huanca

SCAR TISSUE (BLURRED EARTH) is Donna Huanca’s major institutional solo presentation in New York, USA. The show comprises paintings, sculpture, olfactory and sound works, punctuated by a series of live performances, each one unique and especially commissioned for the occasion. It will be on view at Faurschou NY, from October 21st, 2023, until, July 14th, 2024. 

MALBA, Buenos Aires | Jorge Eielson & Mariela Scafati

Tercer Ojo is an exhibition that brings together iconic works of Latin American art. Jorge Eielson is part of  Habitar la tierra, while Mariela participates in Transformar la palabra, both axis of the show. It can be visited until December 4th, 2023, at MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

MUSEO AMPARO, Puebla | Jose Dávila, Jorge Méndez Blake & Gonzalo Lebrija

Jose Dávila, Jorge Méndez Blake and Gonzalo Lebrija are part of the group show TIME IN THINGS II. CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERIES, on view at Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico until December 31st, 2023. 

LA CASA ENCENDIDA, Madrid | Asunción Molinos Gordo & Sara Ramo

Picasso: Untitled is an exhibition that, 50 years after Pablo Picasso’s death, shows 50 works from the artist’s last period and  50 woks by contemporary artists who retitle and re-signify the pieces. Asunción Molinos Gordo and Sara Ramo are two of the artists invited to this exhibition at La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain, on view until January 7, 2024. 

HAMBURGER BAHNHOF, Berlin | Álvaro Urbano

Álvaro Urbano and Petrit Halilaj are part of the group exhibition “Nationalgalerie. A collection for the 21st century”, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie Der Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany.


NOBEL PEACE CENTER, Oslo | Álvaro Urbano

Álvaro Urbano and Petrit Halilaj are presenting their work Forget-me-not as a permanent installation at the Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, due to its strong symbolic power about love, hope and forgiveness. Curated by KORO – Public Art Norway, the piece will be on view as of May 2nd, 2023.

VIDEO | Jose Dávila: Ibero-American Patronage Awards 2023

The Ibero-American Patronage Awards 2023 organized by the Callia Foundation paid tribute to artist Jose Dávila. At the La Suerte de Dar meetings that took place at the CENTRO CENTRO auditorium of the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid, Jose Dávila talked about his work with journalist and art historian María de la Peña.

MUSEO REINA SOFÍA | Asunción Molinos Gordo

The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia has expanded its collection with the work of 12 Spanish contemporary women artists, including Asuncion Molinos Gordo, at the last edition of ARCOmadrid. ¡Cuanto río más arriba! will now be part of the permanent collection of MNCARS.


Jose Dávila, Exercises of the Possible is published by Hatje Cantz Verlag and edited by Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, Jeffrey Grove.

Texts by Pedro Alonzo, Louisa Edgerton, Frauke V. Josenhans, Patricia Martin, Humberto Moro, David Raskin, Sabine Schaschl, Karen Stein. Graphic design by Rutger Fuchs.

I·G·A· | Travesía Cuatro

Travesía Cuatro is part of the International Galleries Alliance I·G·A·, a collaborative non-profit association that aims to create platforms and opportunities within the contemporary art market. 


Jorge Mendez Blake presents I Remember an Exhibition at Palms Springs Museum, an installation specially commissioned for the museum’s main façade. The short texts describe imaginary conditions inside the museum, referencing fleeting activities, and non-existent artworks and spaces


Dismantled Landscape (José Juan Tablada’s Haikus)  is the site-specific work commissioned to Jorge Méndez Blake that has won the inaugural edition of The Macallan Art Prize. The artwork will be part of the permanent exhibition at The Bass museum, Miami, USA. 

MACBA BARCELONA | Elena del Rivero

Elena del Rivero’s work, Letters to the mother (1993-97) is presented in the exhibition MACBA Collection: Prelude. Poetic Intention, which will be on view from December 14, 2022, until mid 2024 at MACBA Barcelona.


Architecture of Empathy is the art work that John Isaacs is currently showing at  Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France, as part of the reopening of the Middle Ages and Renaissance halls.


Sara Ramo integrates the permanent collection of the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid, Spain with the works Minhas e Suas and Una y otra vez, which are currently exhibited in COMMUNICATING VESSELS. Collection 1881-2021, the museum’s rehanging.