Temporalidad Exhibitions: Past

New_on the Block Vol. 2

“Trastienda” is a space within Machete where we encourage new art collectors and spotlight emerging artists in order to begin or strengthen their relationship with the market. Their work is not only visible in the homonymous space that we have within the gallery, but also on our digital platforms and now in “New _ on …

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Mañana, cenizas

The use of imagination for the construction of religion and history has always been a tool of power and manipulation. We understand each other through history and we submit to it, or revolt against it, as well. In his work, Marcos Castro has always played with this idea, camouflaging official historical elements with others of …

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La fractura del reflejo

Over the last few months, I have focused on expanding my work’s formal and representative horizons with respect to the places I inhabit and frequent. In this manner, I have reencountered materials, shapes, tools and textures that, in one way or another, are intrinsic to my life and have been a part of it as …

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Río Seco

A) One of the most significant work paradoxes that Paula Cortazar pres-ents in Rio Seco is the shape-shifting of the stones, her sculpture material, through the constant water movement that crashes against them. The repetition of the blow has been inscribed in these particular forms: The stones have lost their sounds and have rolled downstream …

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New_on the Block Vol 3.

“Trastienda” is a space within Machete where we promote art among new collectors. While providing a platform to emerging artists to initiate or strengthen its relationship with the Market. With the health crisis that we are experiencing, we decided to close our physical space to prioritize the operation of the gallery and thus reach the …

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Después de estar despierta

There is something inescapably strange about contemplating your own reflection. It necessitates the mental operation of flipping things from left to right and vice versa. This maneuver, which according to some psychoanalysts we learn to perform before the age of two, is a latent reminder that reality is woven by weak knots. Just pull a …

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OTRXS MUNDXS

OTRXS MUNDXS [Spanish gender neutral for “Other Worlds”] is a group exhibition that surveys and articulates the work of an heterogeneous, multicultural group of more than forty artists who work individually and collectively in Mexico City. Throughout four thematic sections (I. Capitalism and Domination, II. Seriality, Identity and Obliteration, III.Entropy, Speculation and Visualization, and IV. Body and Materiality), the …

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TE CONOZCO DE ANTES

“No thought is given about the summer when the snow falls Let a moment pass and we will love each other again” Since Marcos Castro began to deepen his experimentation with the pictorial, he has created images that could be vignettes of a fictitious plot in permanent construction. The works presented at this exhibition were …

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Bajo el Sol de Jalisco

“Bajo el sol de Jalisco” [Under the Jalisco sun] is a summer visit from Machete Galería to our friends from Curro in Guadalajara.The exhibition, made up of works by Artemio, Andrea Villalón, Diego Berruecos, Ernesto Solana and Paula Cortazar, gives a clipping from the Machete program and is also a nod to the summer season. …

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