Tag : George Sanchez-Calderon

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George Sanchez-Calderon at group show “Some Like It Hot”: First Museum Exhibition Of Miami’s Muralists At HistoryMiami

March 18, 2014 through April 27, 2014

HistoryMiami at the Miami-Dade Cultural Center
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, Fl 33130
 

HistoryMiami’s newest exhibition, featuring Miami-inspired murals by Miami-based artists, is now open to the public. Some Like It Hot captures a moment when art in the streets has emerged as a contemporary phenomenon in Miami. The exhibition is on view through April 27.
“We’re proud to be the first Miami museum to present the work of these incredible local artists and the street art movement, both pieces of South Florida’s history,” says Stuart Chase, Museum Director and Chief Operating Officer. “Aside from a few pieces sitting in private collections, art of this kind has been conspicuously absent from museums in Miami until now.” Street art in Miami has exploded in popularity in recent years, with the Wynwood neighborhood becoming one of the area’s major attractions for both tourists and locals.

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Unscripted: A Bal Harbour Creative Project

Thursday, October 18th 6:30 PM

Unscripted, Bal Harbour invites you to All Americana, an art chat hosted by Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour.
Miami Rail editor Hunter Braithwaite will introduce the work of Unscripted public art commission winner George Sánchez-Calderón.
This will be followed by a conversation between George Sánchez-Calderón and Dr. William Bird, Curator at the Division of Political History at Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington D.C.

Link to flyer

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George Sanchez Calderon in group show HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER at Primary Projects, Miami

September 10 – October 1, 2011

Artist Panel Discussion | Moderated by George Sanchez Calderon | Friday, September 16, 2011 | 7:30 pm SHARP

Primary Projects

4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 104,
Miami Design District
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George Sánchez Calderón:“The Family of Man”

Until October 8

De la Cruz Collection

23 NE 41st Street,
Miami, Florida

By Shana Beth Mason | August 16, 2011

Whitewall Magazine

It’s impossible to miss by the sounds of it: the clickety-clack of a split-flap departures board reverberated through a tiny ante room in the 30,000 square-foot De la Cruz Collection on the busiest evening of the month for art patrons in Miami, called “Second Saturday.” Entitled “The Family of Man,” after Edward Steichen’s landmark 1955 photography show at MoMA, Miami-based installation artist George Sánchez-Calderón revives the aforementioned exhibition’s concern with the migrations and transitions of the ordinary citizen, but also sharply comments on the seemingly intangible economic institutions and their lack of transition alongside that citizen’s thirst in their torrid, financially-driven world.

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George Sánchez-Calderón received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 1995 and his BFA from Florida International University (FIU) in 1993. Sánchez-Calderón produced a true-scale recreation of Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye beneath Florida Interstate I-95 during the first Art Basel Miami Beach in 2002. He will open a small gallery space in Downtown Miami called TOMORROWLAND in late 2011. Sánchez-Calderón lives and works in Miami.

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The Family of Man, Site-Specific Installation by GEORGE SANCHEZ-CALDERON- De La Cruz Collection, Miami

August 13 – October 8, 2011

Opening Reception: Saturday, August 13

from 7pm to 10 pm

De La Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space

23NE 41st ST.
MIAMI, FL 33137

George Sanchez-Calderon is best known for his large-scale projects that engage architecture and address our modern condition. For the installation “The Family of Man, the artist is exhibiting a Solari train station sign as an assisted readymade. Appropriating the title from Edward Steichen’s seminal 1955 photography exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, the artist creates an environment that invites the audience to see a matrix of destinations and timing impaired by the function and sound of this modern relic.
George Sanchez-Calderon received his MFA from The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 1995 and a BFA from Florida International University (FIU) in 1993. For Art Basel Miami Beach, Sanchez produced a re-production of Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye under intersate I-95 in downtown Miami as well as hosted an art circus. In September 2011, he is opening a “modest gallery: in downtown Miami titled “TOMORROWLAND”.

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