Approaching Abstraction is a group show that showcases a movement amongst Mexican artists towards abstract and more monochromatic works. It runs concurrent to Bosco Sodi’s exhibition, Heavens and the Earth. Sodi is the founder of Fundación Casa Wabi, a foundation that supports the development new opportunities for contemporary art in Mexico. He co-curates the exhibition alongside Casa Wabi’s former chief curator, Alberto Ríos.
Together they thematically present works by nine of Mexico’s leading contemporary artists, many of whom have undertaken residencies at Casa Wabi: Tania Candiani, Tomás Diaz Cedeño, Galia Eibenschutz, Cristóbal Gracia, Isauro Huizar, Daniela Libertad, Fabiola Menchelli, Francisco Muñoz and Benjamín Torres.