Friday, October 9

Abraham Cruzvillegas

The Simulteneous Promise, 2011
"The evolving and social nature of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, which has been the stage for protest, art and recently dancing, can be compared with many of the interests of Abraham Cruzvillegas (b1968), who on 13 October 2015 will unveil the first Hyundai Commission. He predominantly creates sculptures in a process of improvisation out of an eclectic variety of materials (previous works have included wood, plastics, human hair, glass, screws, plants, ceramic, bone, cement, feathers) that result in forms that appear to be caught in a moment of suspended transformation. The pieces are interwoven with references from across the history of art, but also from social and communal creative practices. ..."
TATE: An interview with Abraham Cruzvillegas
W - Abraham Cruzvillegas
BOMB Magazine
Open Systems: Q+A with Abraham Cruzvillegas
YouTube: TateShots, The Autoconstrucción Suites
Blouin: Mexico's Abraham Cruzvillegas at The Walker