Temporalidad Exhibitions: Past

Escuela de envejecer

In her first solo exhibition at Machete, Ana Gallardo (Argentina 1958) proposes a reflection on violence in aging, researching the territory of the elderly in the current social systems. In her work, she tries to question what is the collective role that the elderly play, if there is possibility of different behavior, nowadays, and if …

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We do it together

For the first time in Mexico City, and following a successful edition in London in 2017, the large-scale exhibition Condo Mexico City will take place starting on April 14th and 15th. During one month, 22 local galleries will host and share their spaces with 27 international galleries, either carrying out a joint project or presenting …

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XXII Arcanos

Nobody knows the origin of the tarot. There are diferent infuences from various cultures and creeds, but no one really knows its specifc start in history. There are as many mallets of tarot as infuences and beliefs adopted by it. The most popular is the Tarot de Marseille which has 78 cards divided by 22 …

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TEXCAL

I tremble and no one hears. The light from lamp post number seven follows me down the path that little by little becomes a sidewalk. I carry on my shoulders the dead weight of a cold blue bubble. As I approach post number eight, I turn to see the sky. A thunderbolt seems to shake …

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La hoguera de las vanidades

“Contemporary Art Apart Fair” When Jerry Saltz stated, in his column Ask an Art Critic, his opinion on art fairs, he said that back in 2006 he had defined them as “perfect storms of money, marketability, and instant gratification.” But nowadays, he continued, he didn’t mind them so much because he saw them “for what …

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Temblar la forma

For the Mapuche people, territory is defined by everything that shapes the landscape: The earth, the sky, the birds, therivers, lakes, mountains, rocks, forests, wind and Pewna, that is the dream of the earth and the dream of the bodies thatfeed the earth. Sol Pipkin was born in Patagonia, Mapuche land, with all that baggage …

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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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