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Art review by Agni

Don’t Fret’s work is carefree and hilarious not only through the characters but also through the texts. It depicts the common life of everyday people that encompasses the issues related to teenage, adulthood, old age, deprived sex-life, relationships, fights, etc. The works flirts with the genres of portrait, figurative and landscape painting (in terms of the setting they are in). Since they depicted scenes are closely related to us we can infer they are our biographies. Unlike Tim Arroyo this... [more]
Posted by Agni Chemburkar on 2/19/13

Occult Identities

by Mia DiMeo
Lozano’s installation plays with mysticism and ritual, but creates a more sinister altar, in a gallery that becomes a chapel of violent sexual imagery. This place feels far from heaven, glowing under red lights, it appears to be more like a psychedelic interpretation of hell. Raised in devoutly Catholic Mexico, Lozano uses enlarged pornographic photographs, cut out and mounted under Plexiglas to make up the Stations of the Cross. On one wall, grainy portraits of men, many with their mouths open... [more]
Posted by Mia DiMeo on 7/10/12
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