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Nacimiento: 1961 en Seattle, Washington, Estados Unidos
Exposiciones colectivas vigentes: De Collectie (1). Highlights for a Future
Galerías y otras organizaciones que le representan: Blum & Poe, Paula Cooper Gallery, Praz-Delavallade
Organizaciones con obra: Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo - Museo Jumex, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Profesionales con obra: Maurizio Morra Greco
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Publicada el 20 nov de 2017      Vista 96 veces

Descripción del Artista

Sam Durant is a multimedia artist whose works engage a variety of social, political, and cultural issues. Often referencing American history, his work explores the varying relationships between culture and politics, engaging subjects as diverse as the civil rights movement, southern rock music, and modernism. His work has been widely exhibited internationally and in the United States. He has had solo museum exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium and the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Zealand. His work has been included in the Panamá, Sydney, Venice and Whitney Biennales. Durant shows with several galleries including Blum and Poe in Los Angeles, Paula Cooper Gallery in New York, Praz-Delavallade in Paris and Sadie Coles Gallery in London. His work has been extensively written about including seven monographic catalogs and books. In 2006 he compiled and edited a comprehensive monograph of Black Panther artist Emory Douglas’ work. His recent curatorial credits include Eat the Market at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Black Panther: the Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the New Museum in New York. He has co-organized numerous group shows and artists benefits and is a co-founder of Transforma, a cultural rebuilding collective project that began in New Orleans. He was a finalist for the 2008 Hugo Boss Prize and has received a United States Artists Broad Fellowship and a City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Grant. His work can be found in many public collections including The Art Gallery of Western Australia in Perth, Tate Modern in London, Project Row Houses in Houston and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Durant teaches art at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California.

Actualizado

el 10 sep de 2019

Exposiciones en las que ha participado como artista

De Collectie (1). Highlights for a Future
Vigente
16 mar de 2019 - 29 sep de 2019

De Collectie (1). Highlights for a Future

Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst / Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Bélgica


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