Espacio De Arte Contemporáneo and 212 Productions are pleased to officially announce the upcoming exhibition of David LaChapelle's works, which will open this year on June 9th.
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For the first time worldwide, the artist will be exhibiting in 4 spaces simultaneously throughout the city of Montevideo. The shows will feature works from throughout LaChapelle's career, including a projection space of the artist's video works.
The multiple activities around this exhibition circuit will take place at the FUNDACIÓN UNIÓN (FU), CENTRO DE FOTOGRAFÍA DE MONTEVIDEO (CdF), ESPACIO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO (EAC) and the ASOCIACIÓN GENERAL DE AUTORES DEL URUGUAY (AGADU). In the MUSEO NACIONAL DE ARTES VISUALES (MNAV) and in the ASOCIACIÓN GENERAL DE AUTORES DEL URUGUAY (AGADU). Two lectures will compliment the exhibits.
LACHAPELLE’s exhibits have traveled the world; and in Latin America to Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Peru, Chile and Colombia; showcasing in cultural venues such as the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso in Mexico City, Museo de las Artes, in Guadalajara, the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, Lima and Santiago, among others. In Mexico, his exhibit managed to be named the best show of the decade by an international artist, with more than 170,000 visits.
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The EAC is a non profit organization, dependent on the National Directorate of Culture, Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay. It was opened in 2010 as part of the recovery of the old prison grounds of Miguelete.
Culture and contemporary art are sources of knowledge that the EAC offers its visitors. In this regard, the Department of Cultural and Educational Action's objectives are to arouse the curiosity about the current artistic creation; facilitate rapprochement, understanding and enjoyment of works and exhibitions; form active, reflective and critical viewers with their time, providing each visitor with a meaningful experience, adapted to their expectations, interests and needs.
Visit Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo's Site for more info