For more than three decades, Cuevas’ practice has been rooted in research-
On this occasion, Cuevas exhibit large-
A series of sculptures, which were recently exhibited in Cuevas’ exhibition at Museo Jumex in Mexico City, are also on view in the gallery. They combine the heads of animal figures Cuevas found and 3D scanned at Mexico’ famed Museo Nacional de Antropología with vintage motor oil drums collected by the artist.
The exhibition at kurimanzutto is anchored by The Trust (2023), a major new mural comprising 126 monochrome panels measuring 41 x 11 feet. The tableau image includes representations of Chalchiuhtlicue, the Aztec goddess of water and fertility, as well as Tlazoltéotl, the mythological goddess of lust and excess. Cuevas also integrates depictions of flora and fauna found in clay and stone objects from various pre-
In another key work in the exhibition, Cuevas, for the first time, draws directly from the tradition of post-
View of Minerva Cuevas, In Gods We Trust, kurimanzutto, New York, 2023. Photo: Genevieve Hanson, New York.
Exhibition 03 March -
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