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Heriberto Mora. “The Home”, Alliance Française – Solo show reviewed in Art Nexus

By Adriana Herrera

Art Nexus

Issue #79 Dec – Feb 2011

In modern times, á la Charles Chaplin, it was still possible to speak about love. The vertigo of the contemporary, even as we debate the end of postmodernity, to makes doing so increasingly more difficult. Heriberto Mora’s exhibition The Home, at the Miami Alliance Française’s Carré Rouge Gallery, brings to mind Roland Barthes’ declaration: ‘Discredited by modern opinion, the sentimentality of love must be assumed by the loving subject as a source of transgression that leaves it alone and exposed.’

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Luis Cruz Azaceta – PanAmerican ArtProjects

By Janet Batet

Art Nexus

Issue #79 Dec – Feb 2011

The so called post-industrial society has generated a schizophrenic and paranoid individual that thrives in a sort of autophagy that leads to self-annulation. This is precisely the individual and leitmotiv that animates the work by Luis Cruz Azaceta, a relentless explorer of contemporary human drama, whose work is now showcased at the Panamerican Art Projects Gallery.

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Emilio Sánchez – Latin Collector, 2007

By John Angeline

Art Nexus Jan – Mar 2007

Emilio Sanchez was a product of two worlds. After a youth spent in Cuba immersed in Caribbean culture, he was then immersed in the Manhattan art scene during its “triumphant” years of the 1950s, and onward. From 1952 until his death in 1999, Sanchez resided permanently in Manhattan, but during this time he traveled extensively, first throughout the Caribbean and later through the Mediterranean countries.

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