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Mexico City Reviews

“Las Superocheras”

This exhibition started with curator Regina Tattersfield's realization that the available material on art made in Mexico using Super 8 film all but excluded women artists.

Nancy Spero

The Museo Tamayo's survey of work by feminist artist Nancy Spero (1926–2009), curated by Julie Ault, applies a relatively standard chronological narrative to her practice, offering the same…

Juan Caloca

A world without States appears today as little more than a remote political possibility, but for Mexican artist Juan Caloca it is the only choice.

Julieta Aranda

For "Ghost Nets," Berlin-based Mexican artist Julieta Aranda transformed Galería OMR into a sort of De Stijl-inspired videogame landscape.

General Idea

Gay nightlife gave rise to the drag ball as an underground simulation of female celebrity. General Idea, the Toronto-based art collective, did something similar with its Miss General Idea pageant, tho…

Betsabeé Romero

Featuring more than 80 sculptures, installations, photographs and video clips, Betsabeé Romero’s exhibition “Black Tears” looked back at the past decade of her work and ideas. Born in Mexico City in…