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Mariana Sissia: I Never did Anything out of the Blue

March 29, 2017

THE MISSION is pleased to announce I Never did Anything out of the Blue, a solo exhibiton my Mariana Sissia at YKW Gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The exhibition will open on Wednesday, March 29 and will be one view through Saturday, April 29, 2017.


YKW Gallery
Rodriguez Peña 1934
Buenos Aires, Argentina 1021

Mariana Sissia: The Residue of Painting

March 23, 2017

THE MISSION is pleased to announce The Residue of Painting, a site-specific solo exhibition by Mariana Sissia at Quimera Gallery in Barcelona, Spain. The exhibition will open Thursday, March 23 and will be open through Tuesday, May 23, 2017.


Quimera Gallery
Carrer de València, 281, 08009 Barcelona, Spain

Mariana Sissia: Braque Prize

March 15, 2017

THE MISSION is pleased to announce the inclusion of Mariana Sissia in Braque Prize an exhibition curated by Anna Cerniglia. The exhibition is organized by The National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF), the French Embassy in Argentina, the Institut Français and the Palais of Tokyo. The exhibition will be on view through Wednesday, March 15 through Thursday, June 15, 2017.

Exhibiting artists include: Andrés Aizicovich, Nicanor Aráoz,… [more]

Mariana Sissia: New City Art

April 1, 2015



Delicate, gauzy rice paper sheets and scrolls hang throughout the compact storefront gallery. From a slight distance, the sheets appear to be topographical maps or, more likely, aerial black-and-white photographs of ambiguous terrain. Patterns of lightness and darkness roil over the soft surfaces of the rice paper, resolving into firm peaks of dense graphite just as easily as they dissolve into faint valleys of dull metallic traces. Do… [more]

Mariana Sissia: Art Ltd. Magazine

April 1, 2015


Mariana Sissia’s rigorous practice of intricately drawn rocks and earth was initially born of an interest in excavated sites. In this earlier work, quarries, trenches, subterranean canals and rock formations were isolated in the compositions, each executed precisely in graphite, evoking a variety of possible narratives and cognitive associations. From the rendering of specific landscapes, Sissia’s oeuvre has evolved into representations of what the artist refers to as “Mental Landscape,”… [more]