Embark on a journey of introspection and wonder as Lehmann Maupin proudly presents “Soil Horizon,” an enthralling exhibition showcasing the latest creations of celebrated artist Teresita Fernández. Renowned for her innovative reinterpretation of landscapes, Fernández invites viewers to explore the uncharted territories of the human psyche in this captivating showcase.

Throughout her illustrious career, Fernández has continuously pushed the boundaries of artistic expression, reimagining landscapes from the subterranean to the celestial. However, “Soil Horizon” represents a departure from her previous explorations as Fernández delves deep into the enigmatic landscapes that reside within each of us. Through a captivating array of sculptures, relief panels, and her inaugural foray into film, Fernández invites audiences to embark on a journey of self-discovery and contemplation.

At the heart of the exhibition lies the eponymous body of work, “Soil Horizon,” a mesmerizing series of copper panels that blur the line between reality and imagination. Drawing inspiration from geological formations, Fernández crafts intricate compositions that speak to the complexities of the human experience. From the depths of ancient sands to the ethereal glow of celestial bodies, each panel serves as a window into the enigmatic landscapes of the mind.

Accompanying “Soil Horizon” are several other remarkable pieces, each offering its own unique perspective on the human condition. From the monumental sculpture “Sunrise(Sunset)” to the immersive installation “Sky(Burial),” Fernández’s creations challenge viewers to reconsider their relationship with the world around them. Through a masterful blend of materials and textures, Fernández invites us to confront the hidden depths of our own inner landscapes.

Looking beyond the confines of the gallery walls, Fernández’s influence extends to a series of ambitious projects that promise to redefine the boundaries of contemporary art. From her groundbreaking collaboration with Robert Smithson at SITE Santa Fe to a monumental installation at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Fernández continues to captivate audiences with her visionary creations. These upcoming endeavors not only showcase Fernández’s mastery of her craft but also underscore her enduring impact on the art world.

In conclusion, “Soil Horizon” offers a profound meditation on the human experience, inviting viewers to embark on a journey of self-exploration and introspection. Through her evocative artworks, Teresita Fernández challenges us to confront the landscapes that dwell within us, reminding us that we are both the creators and the inhabitants of our own inner worlds.

As we immerse ourselves in Fernández’s captivating exhibition, we are reminded of the timeless connection between art and the human spirit. With “Soil Horizon,” Fernández reaffirms her status as a visionary artist, leaving an indelible mark on those who dare to venture into the depths of their own inner landscapes.

“Soil Horizon” by Teresita Hernandez

Lehmann Maupin

April 25th – June 1st 2024

"Exploring Inner Landscapes: Teresita Fernández's "Soil Horizon"
“Exploring Inner Landscapes: Teresita Fernández’s “Soil Horizon”

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Cuba Art NY (CANY) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization that promotes the work of contemporary Cuban-born artists living outside of Cuba.

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