Thursday, October 19, 2017

Exhibition: "On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art" from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection - show runs through Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) — Florida USA

See Yoan Capote’s “Island (see-escape)” at On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art
June 9, 2017-April 8, 2018 at PAMM
Exhibition: "On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art" from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection - Opening Reception on Friday, June 9, 2017 @ 7:00pm-10:00pm; show runs through Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) — Florida USA; Event Details - Location: PAMM, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132; Valet and on-site parking as available / Metromover: Museum Park station / pamm.org/parking; Email: info@pamm.org; Open to the public; Performances are free with museum admission: $16 for adults, PAMM members free; Telephone: (305) 375 3000
Event Description: “Celebrate the opening of 'On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art' from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection with live music by Grammy-nominated Cuban-American singer CuCu Diamantes on the waterfront terrace. Inside the museum, explore the first "chapter" of the exhibition, featuring works by artists Antonia Wright, José Bedia, Juan Carlos Alom, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Hernan Bas, Tania Bruguera, Rubén Torres Llorca, and Sandra Ramos ...”Read more at PAMM: On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art
About the Exhibition: “This exhibition — 'On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art' from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection — explores the diverse cultural and emotional landscapes of recent Cuban Art. It presents a selection of works by Contemporary Cuban artists donated to the museum by Jorge M. Pérez, the majority from a recent gift of over 160 pieces, as well as works previously gifted to PAMM in 2012, and several recent acquisitions. The selection includes multiple images of the horizon, and these works serve to structure the conceptual framework of the exhibition. The diverse meanings placed on the horizon—which include it as a symbol of longing, containment or desire—radiate across the additional works on view. Produced in various media, such as, painting, sculpture, drawing, video, and installation, these contemplative artworks help generate a discussion regarding the specificities of Cuba’s current physical, social, and political environment, as revealed through each artist’s personal experience and unique aesthetics ...” —Read more at PAMM: On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art-Event Page
For further information: PAMM-On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art and On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art-Event Page.

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