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LOWE CONNECTS: María Elena González in conversation with Jill Deupi

Wed 08/24/2022

Join us for a virtual conversation with María Elena González and the Lowe’s Director Dr. Jill Deupi. González is featured in the exhibition Beyond the Sounds of Silence: Latin American Artists Connecting Art, Sound, and Society on view at the Lowe through October 2, 2022.

Cuban-born artist María Elena González is an internationally recognized sculptor based in Brooklyn, NY, and the Bay Area, CA. González interweaves the conceptual with a strong dedication to craft in her complex installations and poetic arrangements, exploring themes like identity, memory, dislocation and our connection to nature. González’s work can be found in numerous public collections including the Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland; Museum voor Modern Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands; Museum of Art, The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; The Museum of Arts and Design, New York; and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

About the exhibition Beyond the Sounds of Silence: Latin-American Artists Connecting Sound, art, and Society

This multi-sensory exhibition features leading artists from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, all of whom explore the interaction of image, sound, memory, and perception. Thematic focuses include the intersection of indigenous traditions with contemporary art as well as the relationship between form and language in musical implements, including the most personal instrument: the human voice. This exhibition was curated by Aluna Curatorial Collective.

Image credit:
María Elena González
Turn II, 2017
Steel, wood, wood putty, 43 x 9 x 25 in.
Copyright María Elena González
Photo credit: Eric W. Baumgartner
Courtesy of the artist and Hirschl & Adler

Price FREE

Time 5:30

Venue Lowe Art Museum

Address 1301 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146 GET DIRECTIONS

Phone Number 305.284.3535

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