Maria Martinez-Cañas: Revelations

Thursday, Oct 20, 2022
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join The Bass and IlluminArts for special musical performances at 6:30 & 7:45 PM

In this musical performance, IlluminArts will explore the layers of meaning beneath, within and beyond the new works Maria Martinez-Cañas created for her exhibition at The Bass, Absence Revealed.

The works in Absence Revealed came about through two personal events in Martinez-Cañas’ life: the loss of her mother and the chance finding of her Miami home’s original wallpaper while renovating. The artworks highlight physical and emotional processes of excavation: the act of revealing and uncovering, as well as the surfacing of pain, loss and absence. Martinez-Cañas created these works by collaging items from her personal archive of found objects, including materials that the artist’s mother had taken from Cuba during her exile in 1960, actively engaging with the ideas of memory and loss.

The Bass Museum of Art

2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Maria Martinez-Cañas at CANY blog

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