Monthly Archives : August 2014

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Swampspace’s Oliver Sanchez on Collaborating with Art Stars

By Carlos Suarez De Jesus Tue., Jul. 29 2014 at 10:30 AM In 2006, Oliver Sanchez transformed the implausible into reality. “I tarred and feathered a classic Rolls-Royce Corniche convertible,” the unpretentious and soft-spoken 55-year-old Cuban-American recalls. “The hardest part of the job was finding the right type of feathers, but we finally settled on […]



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Jorge Pardo in group show Contemporary/Modern: Selections from the Permanent Collection at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

August 31, 2014 – January 4, 2015 Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1130 State Street Santa Barbara, California  Contemporary/Modern brings together a selection of significant painting and sculpture from the Museum’s permanent collection. Works in the exhibition date from 1958 to 2014, and together highlight the persistent influence of modernism. Featuring eleven works by eight […]



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Jorge Rodriguez Gerada: National Portrait Gallery Commissions Cuban American Artist to Create a Large-Scale Landscape Portrait for the National Mall

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has commissioned a grand landscape portrait from Cuban American urban artist, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, to be placed temporarily on the National Mall in October. For the work titled “Out of Many, One,” the English translation of E pluribus unum, Rodríguez-Gerada will use several images of people photographed in Washington, D.C., to […]



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Acquiro 2 Art Walk at Cuban American Phototheque Foundation, Miami

Saturday, August 16, 2014 7pm Cuban American Phototheque Foundation The Bird Road Art District, 4260 SW 74 Ave, Miami, Florida 33155   Curated by Carlos Mayol and Ivan Cañas   More about the Cuban American Phototheque Foundation



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Cristina Lei Rodriguez in group show “GOLD”, at Bass Museum of Art, Miami

August 8, 2014 – January 11, 2015 Bass Museum of Art 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach,  FL 33139  In 1961 the conceptual artist Piero Manzoni rattled the art world by canning his own feces and making them available for sale, pricing the cans by their weight in exchange for the current value of gold. The following […]



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Maria Martinez-Cañas in group show “Portraiture Now: Staging the Self”, at The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC..

Aug. 22, 2014  through April 12, 2015 The National Portrait Gallery Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C. 20001   “Portraiture Now: Staging the Self” features the work of David Antonio Cruz, Carlee Fernandez, María Martínez-Cañas, Rachelle Mozman, Karen Miranda Rivadaneira, and Michael Vasquez, all artists of Latino background, who make us aware of how […]



 
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