Commonwealth and Council

Pasado mañana

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Press Release
Installation view

Installation view

Beatriz Cortez

Beatriz Cortez

The Argonaut: after Pakal, 2018
Steel, lacquer marker
125 x 50 x 60 in. (317.5 x 127 x 152.5 cm.)

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

The Sky over Palenque, 2018
Glass, water, aquatic plants
Dimensions variable 

Beatriz Cortez

Beatriz Cortez

The Argonaut: after Pakal, 2018
Steel, lacquer marker
125 x 50 x 60 in (317.5 x 127 x 152.5 cm)

The Argonaut: after Pakal, detail

The Argonaut: after Pakal, detail

The Argonaut: after Pakal, detail

The Argonaut: after Pakal, detail

The Argonaut: after Pakal, detail

The Argonaut: after Pakal, detail

Installation view

Installation view

Gabriela Ruiz

Gabriela Ruiz

Reflexión, 2018
Furniture, insulating foam, spray paint
Dimensions variable 

Reflexión, detail

Reflexión, detail

María Maea

María Maea

From ancient matter, she takes form, 2018
Clay, ice, plant bodies, wax, mirrors, crystals
Dimensions variable 

From ancient matter, she takes form, detail

From ancient matter, she takes form, detail

Rafa Esparza

Rafa Esparza

Tierra Rara @maeamaria, 2018
Tierra Rara @que.fresca, 2018
Tierra Rara @brownskinhazel, 2018
Tierra Rara @leather.papi, 2018
Tierra Rara @grrround, 2018
Tierra Rara @fei_bian, 2018
Wood, adobe made with Los Angeles dirt,
acrylic
36.5 x 27 x 2 in each
(92.75 x 68.5 x 5 cm each)

Installation view

Installation view

Sebastián Hernández in collaboration with Brenda Guevera

Sebastián Hernández in collaboration with Brenda Guevera

Brown Zero, 2016
Single-channel video, color, sound, 5 min 34 sec
Soundtrack: Big Fire by Elysia Crampton 

Brown Zero, detail

Brown Zero, detail

Brown Zero, detail

Brown Zero, detail

Sebastián Hernández 

Sebastián Hernández 

Falling Up, 2018
Water, plastic bags, burlap,
food coloring
Approx. 110 x 18 x 18 in.
(279.4 x 45.75 x 45.75 cm.)

Falling Up, detail

Falling Up, detail

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Portal, 2018
Adobe, ceiba tree
18 x 31 x 41 in. (45.75 x 78.75 x 104 cm.) 

Brenzy Solorzano

Brenzy Solorzano

@lucysfuur, 2017
Cardboard, polyester rope, soil, desert plants,
rosemary, cellphone, gold-washed silver chains,
photograph prints, polaroids
78 x 16 x 10.5 in. (198 x 40.5 x 26.7 cm.)

Rubén Rodríguez

Rubén Rodríguez

Abuela lessons: sow/so under the full moon, 2018
Found wood, donated clothes from the Los Angeles queer community, clay from Elysian Park, soccer socks,
foam, yarn, Hanes bikini, Saint-Laurent tie, artist’s nieces’ old shirts
Dimensions variable 

Abuela lessons: sow/so under the full moon, detail

Abuela lessons: sow/so under the full moon, detail

Installation view

Installation view

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Trópico Nomad, 2018
Water lilies and other aquatic plants, fish, water, glass, plastic, lava, river rocks, pebbles, PVC pipes
90 x 62 x 110 in. (228.5 x 157.5 x 279.4 cm.) 

Trópico Nomad, detail

Trópico Nomad, detail

Trópico Nomad, detail

Trópico Nomad, detail

Fabián Guerrero 

Fabián Guerrero 

JOSEFINA, 2018
Inkjet print, frame
Framed: 17 x 13 x 1.5 in (43.2 x 33 x 3.8 cm) 

Fabián Guerrero 

Fabián Guerrero 

NIGEL, 2018
Inkjet print, frame
Framed: 17 x 13 x 1.5 in. (43.2 x 33 x 3.8 cm.) 

Fabián Guerrero

Fabián Guerrero

IIIA, 2018
Inkjet print, frame
Framed: 17 x 13 x 1.5 in (43.2 x 33 x 3.8 cm)