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Mario García Torres: Illusion Brought Me Here

Illusion Brought Me Here is the first publication that maps out the extensive body of work of Mexican artist Mario García Torres. New essays by Sophie Berrebi, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Rulo David, Vincenzo de Bellis, Caroline Dumalin, and Tom McDonough look at the way García Torres’s work addresses ideas of failure, uncertainty, and memory, and at how the counter-narratives he weaves invite us to revisit and rethink the legacies of conceptual art in the Americas and Europe. This catalogue, published on the occasion of the artist’s first survey exhibition in the US and in Europe, also features a richly illustrated and annotated selection of nearly fifty works, the most comprehensive compilation of the artist’s practice available in print.

Published by the Walker Art Center, WIELS, and Koenig Books, London.

Edited by: Vincenzo de Bellis and Caroline Dumalin
Texts by: Sophie Berrebi, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Rulo David, Vincenzo de Bellis, Caroline Dumalin, and Tom McDonough
Designed by: Daniel Castrejon

  • 2019
  • Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.75 in.• 256 pages; 166 color / 148 black-and-white images
  • Published with the support of the galleries Jan Mot, Brussels; joségarcía ,mx, Mexico City; Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo; neugerriemschneider, Berlin; and Galleria Franco Noero, Turin

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