This and That: Minerva Cuevas and Kari Englehardt

by Jessica Fuentes January 9, 2024

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. See past “This and That” posts here. – Ed.

Today: Flowers in oil cans

A photograph of three wooden shelves each holding a vintage oil can with artifical flowers coming from the spout.

Detail from Minerva Cuevas, “Selection of motor vases,” 2023, set of 17 aluminum cans and artificial flowers. Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City/New York. On view at The Contemporary Austin, 2024.


A photograph of a grid of four paintings featuring antique watercans with flowers coming out of the spouts.

Kari Englehardt, “Hortus Toxicus” on view at Hey I Like it Here inside Hotel Saint George, Mafa, 2023.



No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan

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Kari Englehardt January 9, 2024 - 13:49

Thanks Jessica for seeing the shared pursuits of Minerva Cuervas’ work and mine… fantastic!


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