jueves, 24 de mayo de 2012

ELIO RODRIGUEZ & DOUGLAS PEREZ @ BREESE LITTLE, LONDON

Curated by Orlando Hernández with kind thanks to the von Christierson Collection
30d Great Sutton Street, London, EC1V 0DU
Private View: Thursday 24th May, 6 - 9 pm
Show Runs: 25th May - 21st July
Open: Thurs - Sat, 12 - 6 pm

 
Elio Rodriguez, Fake History, 2006, acrylic on canvas, 150 x 100 cm

Coinciding with the 11th Havana Biennial, BREESE LITTLE in association with curator Orlando Hernández, are delighted to present a landmark exhibition of work by Cuban artists Elio Rodríguez and Douglas Pérez Castro.

Both artists recently participated in the exhibitions Without Masks, National Gallery of Johannesburg, South Africa (2010) and Queloides: Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art at the Mattress Factory museum, Pittsburgh, USA (2011). They are represented extensively in public and private collections across Europe, as well as USA and Cuba.

Orlando Hernández is an author, critic and curator  In 2010, he curated the first Cuban art show in South Africa, Without Masks, which presents themes of Afro-Cuban culture and issues of race and identity. Previous publications include The Art Victims of Havana (2007), The Importance of Being Local (2005) and ‘The Pleasure of the Reference', in Art Cuba: The New Generation, edited by Holly Block (2001). Essay written by Orlando Hernández

                              Douglas Pérez Castro, Competitive Market, 2011, oil on canvas, 80 x 110 cm

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