April 9 – May 28, 2017
→ CCS Bard Galleries
- Marta Cacciavillani
Hessel Collection Exhibitions, Student Curated Projects
Carta Blanca brings together a selection of works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection created by the Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco (b. 1962). Orozco emerged in the early 1990s, and was soon considered one of the most intriguing artists of his generation. By resisting the confinement of a single medium, Orozco situates his work in a place that he claims “merges art and reality” blurring the boundaries between the art object and the everyday environment. His distinct formal elegance is observable in his sculptures from recovered trash, drawings made on airplane boarding passes, and color photographs. The exhibition Carta Blanca presents various examples of his rigorous yet poetic approach to art making to further dissect Orozco’s visual vocabulary.