Marcos Castro

The Phantom of Liberty Exhibition

 

Private View: Thursday 10th of September 6 to 9 pm.

Open Monday to Friday 12 to 6 pm and Saturdays 12 to 4 pm

 

Chalton gallery is delighted to present the first exhibition in the UK of Mexican artist Marcos Castro. The artist presents images and elements alluding the iconographic identity of Mexico and the destruction and renaissance of this. 

Castro presents oneiric scenes on atemporal moments where symbols die and return as phantasmagoric entities. The exhibition  reflects and transmute the current political and social situation taking place in Mexico.

The exhibiton includes drawings watercolours, ink on paper and  a new installation.

Marcos Castro Mexico City 1981.

Marcos Castro employs elements from nature which are used almost to talk about an archetypal way of the human condition, he works across different media such as installation, sculpture, painting, video and drawing which is the starting point in his creative process.

Castro has participated in several solo exhibitions such as: Necessary Objects Fiftyone Dot Gallery in Miami, Future Ruins, Luis Adelantado Gallery in Mexico City, Black Rain, the Clauselito, Museum of the City of Mexico, in The Museum Number Bestial Ex Teresa Current Art, among others.

His group exhibitions include: Stroke Study at the Mexican Museum of Modern Art, Panoramica at Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City,  Mystical path Museum of Contemporary Art in Monterrey, A- History at Amparo Museum.