Congratulations to Teresa Margolles, whose work has been selected for the 2024 Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square, London. Casts of the faces of 850 trans people are to be arranged on all four sides of the plinth, forming her large-scale work 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘴 (Imprint). Many of the Mexican artist’s subjects will be sex workers, calling attention to the […]
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 six proposals for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square are now on display at the National Gallery in London until July 4th. Teresa Margolles’ 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘴 (Imprint) was inspired by the Mesoamerican Tzompantli, skull racks displaying the heads of ritual sacrifices and slaughtered enemies. The public sculpture would feature plaster casts from the faces of 850 trans people. Many of the Mexican artist’s subjects will be […]
Tela Bordada is comprised of an installation, a performance, a video and a piece of fabric that Teresa Margolles retrieved from the morgue in São Paulo, Brazil. During the video, one can only imagine the events that this residual fabric has witnessed, as a group of local women embroider it with colorful threads. Each woman tells her story, revealing […]
We are pleased to announce that we will be reopening the gallery this Wednesday 19th of May, 2021. Come and discover Resisting Bodies a group exhibition that explores the idea of the body as a receptable of memory and trauma, as well as a means for expression. Featuring the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Saâdane Afif, […]
This week mor charpentier will open its virtual exhibition Resisting the Present, part of the Female Voices of Latin América presentation organized by VORTIC, the largest group of shows ever of Latin American female artists. The gallery’s show includes works by Paz Errázuriz, Teresa Margolles, Nohemí Pérez, and Rosângela Rennó. Their proposals traverse places of […]
Teresa Margolles has been chosen as one of the six candidates to propose an artwork to fill the Fourth Plinth at Trafalgar Square in London. The new proposals from the six artists will be revealed in late May when they go on display at the National Gallery and the two winning commissions will be unveiled in […]
On March 11, 2021, Teresa Margolles will be giving a one-day conference at the Es Baluard Museum in Palma. Titled Actions in Palma, the conference will focus on the in-situ works and research that Margolles did during November and December 2020 in Palma. During her stay, Margolles orchestrated several artistic actions that subverted established social roles through the use […]
Teresa Margolles and Julieta Aranda will be participating in the group exhibition “El Tiempo en las Cosas” at the Amparo Museum in Puebla, Mexico. In honor of the museum’s 30th anniversary, the exhibition aims to represent the flow of ideas and concerns that has driven the museum throughout its history, evidencing this through the works of […]
The inaugural exhibition of the museum’s new building features Margolle’s installation Lote Bravo (2005), composed of 400 artisanal bricks made from soil collected from Ciudad Juárez, where the corpses of sexually abused women were found.
According to anthropologists, textile creation is one of the oldest cultural activities, dating back between 100,000 and 500,000 years. Its history has always been closely linked to the evolution of production methods and social movements. First, the natural mobility of textile pieces led to trade development, driving cultural traffic that fostered an uninterrupted exchange of […]
Cuidado y peligro de sí is an international group show curated by Fernando Castro Florez.