Major artists reveal childhood work at My Kid Could Do That

Some of the biggest names in contemporary art are displaying their childhood work to benefit after-school arts education at My Kid Could Do That.
The exhibition is hosted by PROJECTART and will be on view April 29 at Red Bull Arts New York in Chelsea.
Grimanesa Amoros, Snowland, 1972  and  UROS, 2012
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Art Week and Civic Museums

Galas were held last week for the Armory Show, the Children’s Defense Fund – New York, the Bronx Museum and the Museum of the City of New York.
By Denny Lee

 

Photo by Amy Lombard for the New York Times


The Bronx Museum held a gala at the Conrad New York hotel on Feb. 27. From left, Deborah Buck, Grimanesa Amoros, Erik Parker, Byron Kim and Abigail DeVille, who were honored; and Holly Block, the museum’s executive director.


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West Bund Art & Design
4th Annual CODAaward Winner
Opening Reception: Monday, March 23th 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Octagon Museum, 1799 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
CODAawards recognize outstanding, projects that transform spaces,and are successful at integrating commissioned art into interior, architectural or public space.
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Grimanesa Amorós with the Visiting Artists Lecture Series
West Bund Art & Design

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Parsons School of Design, School of Art, Media and Technology
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium (Room N101), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10003

Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory. Through her art she conveys an ephemeral wonder, often drawing inspiration from Peruvian cultural legacies. Her sculpture, video and large-scale light-based installations illuminate our notions of personal identity and community.

Amorós has exhibited her work in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, and was a guest speaker of TEDGlobal 2014, a recipient of NEA Visual Artist Fellowship, NEA Artist Travel Grant, and the U.S. Art In Embassies Program.


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Work Primarily for the Art:
Interview with Dr. Beate Reifenscheid, Director of Ludwig Museum

For this issues cover story, we have the honor to interview Dr. Beate Reifenscheid, the director of Ludwig Museum, for indepth exchange of views. She has traveled around the world, and her rich experiences, enthusiasm, and discipline forge the true spirit of a professional art manager. Also includes the lighting sculpture installation OCUPANTE by Grimanesa Amorós at the Ludwig Museum.

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Grimanesa Amoros  
Tongji University College of Design and Innovation, 281 Fuxin Road, Shanghai, China, 200092
 
Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary light sculpture artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory. She makes use of sculpture, video, and light to create works that illuminate our notions of personal identity and community. She is a TEDGlobal 2014 guest speaker, a recipient of the NEA Visual Artist Fellowship, NEA Artist Travel Grant, and the Art In Embassies Program of the U.S.
Darkroom Lecture Hall  Monday, November 7th 6:30PM
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Grimanesa Amoros at Tongji University College of Design and Innovation

The Peruvian artist has been presented at one of the most important institutions of Shanghai.

Grimanesa Amorós at Tongji University College of Design and Innovation
On Monday, November 7th Grimanesa Amorós opened her first exhibition at University College of Design and Innovation. Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary light sculpture artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory. She makes use of sculpture, video, and light to create works that illuminate our notions of personal identity and community. She is a TEDGlobal 2014 guest speaker, a recipient of the NEA Visual Artist Fellowship, NEA Artist Travel Grant, and the Art In Embassies Program of the U.S.
Amorós has often drawn upon important Peruvian cultural legacies for inspiration for her large-scale light installations. She often gives talks at museums and universities where her lectures not only attract future artists, but students and faculty engaged with art, science and technology. Amorós, a lighting sculpture artist, has exhibited in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Tongji University College of Design and Innovation,281 Fuxin Road, Shanghai, China.

Grimanesa Amorós en Tongji University College of Design and InnovationLa artista peruana se presenta por primera vez en una de las instituciones más importantes de Shanghai.

Grimanesa Amorós en Tongji University College of Design and Innovation

El pasado lunes siete de noviembre quedó inaugurada a exhibición de Grimanesa Amorós at Tongji University College of Design and Innovation. Grimanesa Amorós es una artista interdisciplinaria, con diferentes intereses en campos como la historia social, la investigación científica y la teoría crítica, que han tenido gran influencia en su trabajo. A menudo utiliza la escultura, el video y la iluminación, para crear trabajos que aclaran nuestras nociones de identidad personal y de comunidad. Amorós utiliza su arte como un elemento de empoderamiento, para involucrar a espectadores de diferentes orígenes y comunidades. Nació en Lima. Vive y trabaja en la ciudad de Nueva York y en el Perú.

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Five Questions for… Artist Grimanesa Amorós

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From left: Courtesy Gigi Stoll, Uros House

Celebrated Peruvian artist Grimanesa Amorós’s career began at an early age when she developed a fascination for drawing maps. Now an avid traveler, Amorós takes inspiration from her discoveries around the globe and incorporates her varied expertise in psychology, history and critical theory into her interdisciplinary artwork. A Lima native, she often celebrates the cultural legacies of Peru in her creations, which range from large-scale site installations to sculpture and video design. Indagare spoke with Amorós about her favorite spots in her home city, as well as her upcoming travel plans.
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DIE CODAAWARDS 2016
HOSPITALITY: LICHTSKULPTUR PINK LOTUS

»Pink Lotus» ist eine großformatige, ortsspezifische Lichtskulptur, die Grimanesa
Amorós für die Hauptfassade des Hotels The Peninsula New York entwickelt hat.
Die interdisziplinäre Künstlerin ist gebürtige Peruanerin und lebt in New York.
The Peninsula Hotels unterstützen weltweit die Initiative »The Art of Pink«.

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Submitted by Circa 1881 to CODAawards, Pink Lotus has won the award.

grimanesa amoros pink lotus codaawards peninsula new york

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