Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Dimensions Variable: Art Conversation with Juan Pablo Garza, René Morales, Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova

Enjoy an art conversation at Dimensions Variable with Juan Pablo Garza, René Morales, Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova on Saturday, July 20th at 6pm. Enjoy a conversation and refreshments around Arenas y Arenas y Arenas—Juan Pablo Garza. The conversation will touch on the artists practice and the exhibition currently on view through August 1, 2019.

About The Speakers:

Juan Pablo Garza (Maracaibo, Venezuela, 1980) currently lives and works in Miami. Garza´s work has been exhibited in Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Mexico, Canada, United States, Spain, Holland, and Germany. His solo show Reforma del Ahora (Al Borde. Maracaibo, 2012) was published in Artforum as one of the best exhibitions of the year according to curator Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy. He was co-founder and co-director of the Contemporary Art Space Al Borde (2010-2014) in Maracaibo, which in 2012 won a grant from the Fundación Cisneros/CPPC within its program to support cultural organizations.

René Morales is Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami, where he has organized approximately 50 exhibitions. Recent curatorial projects at PAMM include Christo and Jeanne- Claude: Surrounded Islands, 1980–83; Dara Friedman: Perfect Stranger; Sarah Oppenheimer: S-281913; Marjetica Potrc: The School of the Forest; Bik Van der Pol: Speechless; Gary Simmons: Frozen in Time; Monika Sosnowska: Market; and Amelia Peláez: The Craft of Modernity. Morales has spearheaded numerous major acquisitions for PAMM’s permanent collection, including a set of nearly 400 works from the Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, as well as over 50 works purchased through PAMM’s Collectors Council.

Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova was born in 1973 in Havana, Cuba and currently lives and works in Miami, FL. Select exhibitions include The Center for Architecture and Design, Miami, FL; Factoria Habana, Havana, Cuba; Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL; ZONA MACO Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL; Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway; Museo de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL; Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Locust Projects, Miami, FL.

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