The latest MAMBo (Museo de Arte de Bogota) survey exhibition by Carlos Motta Stigmata is now open. The show offers a comprehensive look at the trajectory of the Colombian artist and focuses on his ongoing preoccupation with documenting the social conditions and political struggles of sexual, gender, and ethnic minority communities, aiming at challenging dominant […]
Carlos Motta: Your Monsters, Our Idols, the artist’s largest presentation of work in the United States, opens today at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The exhibition celebrates Carlos Motta commitment to radical difference through his work regarding critical issues of the LGBTQIA+ and ethnic minority communities. The exhibition brings together a selection of photographs, […]
We are pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition in Bogotá, Carlos Motta and Daniel Correa Mejía’s duo show: Cuerpos en gravedad. mor charpentier Bogotá’s third exhibition questions the innocent gaze on the body, looking at preconceived ideas about the contemporary male experience. Both Colombian artists return to the country through a show which seeks to […]
We are pleased to announce the largest presentation of Carlos Motta work in the United States to date: Carlos Motta: Your Monsters, Our Idols, which will open on September 16th at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The exhibition celebrates the artist’s commitment to radical difference and the debut of his Wex-commissioned project, The Columbus Assembly, Motta’s […]
We are pleased to announce that Carlos Motta will be participating in this year’s Carnegie International Is it morning for you yet? Established in 1896, the Carnegie International is the longest-running North American exhibition of international art. Organized by Carnegie Museum of Art, the show presents an overview of how art and artists respond to the […]
Discover the works of Carlos Motta that are part of the exhibition ???? ?? ??? ????, part of Miami Art Week. The show has been described as a collective offering about touch, transmission, and skin—the potential, vulnerability and risk contained therein—as a boundary to protect from danger or as a porous border to receive. Carlos […]
Discover the works of Alexander Apóstol, Daniel Correa Mejía, Paz Errázuriz, Teresa Margolles, Carlos Motta and Rossângela Rennó in our new Online Viewing Room: “American Boy”. The works that compose this selection seek to question the male portrait and its complexities through lenses that challenge the traditional notions of masculinity. The Viewing Room will be […]
The exhibition Desire Flows like the Sea: An LGTBIQ look at maritime heritage takes a look at the erotic, sexual and emotional relations that have taken place on ships over the centuries. The exhibitions includes several works that depict stories of homoeroticism including Carlos Motta’s film trilogy Nefandus. This work is composed of three video essays documenting the forced imposition of […]
Discover Carlos Motta’s works in the exhibition And if I devoted my life to one of its feathers? Opening on May15th at the Kunsthalle Wien. Curated by Miguel A. López, the exhibition reflects on the rationale of exploitation, the fast-paced mining of raw materials, and environmental destruction as a colonial legacy. It tells the story of Indigenous struggles for collective survival […]
From Charwei Tsai’s spiritual representations of Buddhist scriptures to Rosângela Rennó’s exploration of penitentiary mug shots, our upcoming booth at Frieze New York will examine the practice of self-portraiture and identity. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Carlos Motta, Oscar Muñoz, Liliana Porter, Rosângela Rennó, Charwei Tsai and Hajra Waheed. Register at frieze.com in order to visit our online viewing room, VIP previews open on May 5th.
Carlos Motta is currently part of the group show Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities now on view at the Tuft University Galleries. Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities focuses on the seminal 1980s activist campaign, «Artists Call Against US Intervention in Central America» which grew out of the friendships and solidarity amongst artists and […]
The Guggenheim Museum’s new group show Off the Record brings together the work of contemporary artists from the Guggenheim’s collection who interrogate, revise, or otherwise query dominant narratives and the transmission of culture. For this exhibition Carlos Motta will be showing his work Brief history of US interventions in Latin America. Off the Record opens on April 2nd 2021.