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No hay artista joven que resista un cañonazo de 50,000 dólares, 2011

Exhibition view, “Resisting the Present: Mexico 2000 – 2012”, Musée DʼArt Moderne, Paris, 2012

Photo: Pierre Antoine

"No hay artista joven que resista un cañonazo de 50,000 dólares" is an installation site that takes the phrase "No general can resist a blast of 50,000 pesos." This phrase has been attributed by mexican historiography to the General Alvaro Obregon to highlight the corruption within the military groups during the Mexican Revolution. By transforming the phrase, Tercerunquinto looking insert with a different perspective to the historical and political horizon, as a way to be about economic structures governing contemporary artistic activity, specifically young often called, creating a form of criticism (self) of current artistic production systems while economic system.

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