Sofia Quirno | 5 Fresh Picks for Artists the Artnet Gallery Network Is Watching This April

Sofia Quirno at Praxis, New York

Argentine artist Sofia Quirno’s solo exhibition “I Went There” is an exploratory journey that takes off in a variety of directions, including sketches made while watching TV, visualizations of drawings, and her observations of the city landscape. Working with paint, ink, paper, and both new and found materials, Quirno fills these works with sculptural or architectural spaces that seem like dreamscapes or maps coded with hidden meanings. Her incorporation of bits of language suggests overheard snippets of conversation, song lyrics stuck in the mind, or commonplace sayings. Grappling with questions of existence, longing, femininity, and spiritualism, the works deftly capture the mysteries of everyday life.

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