ARTnews in Transient: Kavi Gupta Now Represents Tomokazu Matsuyama—and Extra from August 23, 2021
Monday, August 23
Kavi Gupta Now Represents Tomokazu Matsuyama
Tomokazu Matsuyama, a Unique York–based totally painter known for his fantastical photography of youths in pure environments, has joined the roster of Chicago’s Kavi Gupta gallery. Matsuyama’s art work draws on visible traditions from his home nation of Japan, in explicit works from Edo and Meiji sessions, and combines them with styles linked to the Italian Renaissance. In bridging Asian and European modes, Matsuyama aims to duplicate “the strive towards of reckoning the acquainted native with the acquainted world,” because the artist had beforehand acknowledged.
Proyectos Ultravioleta Adds Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Edgar Calel to Roster
Proyectos Ultravioleta in Guatemala City now represents Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme and Edgar Calel. Abbas and Abou-Rahme work together across sound, image, set up, and performance, and dangle the intersections between every genre and the body. Their joint investigations spotlight the topic fabric and political probabilities of the mediums, and performances regularly incorporate textual squawk, image, and sound. Abbas and Abou-Rahme are for the time being having a solo expose at the Art work Institute of Chicago; they’re furthermore internet site to debut a novel work co-commissioned with the Dia Art work Foundation at the Museum of Contemporary Art work in Unique York. Calel works in more than one mediums to explore the complexities of the Indigenous skills, drawing a hyperlink between Mayan custom and spirituality with the prejudices confronted by the Indigenous peoples of Guatemala this day. His work seemed at the Berlin Biennale closing year, and used to be these days received for the everlasting series of Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid.