Maria Fragoso Mexico , b. 1995
Maria Fragoso (*1995, Mexico) lives and works in Mexico City. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College Art (MICA). She has been artist in residency at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Yale Norfolk School of Art, Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and Palazzo Monti, Italy. Recent exhibitions include "Miami is a Beach", 1969 Gallery, NY; "A Very Anxious Feeling: Voices of Unrest in the American Experience" (20 Years of the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection), Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA; Second Smile, The Hole, NY; "New on the block", Machete, Mexico City; and "No Place Like", Field Projects, NY. She was recently nominated for the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Art & Style.
Iώ18 Feb - 30 Apr 2021The myth of Iώ - first priestess of Hera, the wife of Zeus - is quintessentially a story of torment, metamorphosis and, above all, lust. Desire, regarded as a gravitational force transcending aesthetics and form, governs immortal gods and humans alike. Beautiful nymph and mortal lover, Iώ was seduced by...