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CASA UROS por Grimanesa Amorós

Casa de los Uros embodies the natural elegance of the sea foam, while maintaining the traditional technique and shape of the Uros islands houses. The structure seemingly arises from the ground as if it were one with the earth.

The Armory Show, Times Square Alliance, y Galería Nina Menocal are presenting Casa de los Uros, a lighting sculpture by Grimanesa Amoros during Armory Arts Week at Duffy Square.

The Public Art Program in collaboration with The Armory Show exhibit four large sculptures by Grimanesa Amorós, Tom Otterness, David Kennedy Cutler, and Niki de Saint Phalle between March 1-7, 2011. The exhibition is made possible with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Artlog.com.

Ubicación: Times Square at Duffy Square, 46th Street and Broadway
The Nina Menocal Gallery Zacatecas 93 Col. Roma Mexico d.f. 06700, Mexico

Uros House is sponsored by Art Insurance Now

For more information about the artist please contact: Diana Geisler at the Nina Menocal Gallery at diana@ninamenocal.com Wendy Liang from Amoros Studio at wendy@grimanesaamoros.com

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Grimanesa Amoros will be donating her artwork “Preciosa Burbuja” to benefit the extraordinary Time-In Program. Haunch of Venison and HiArt! will host Changing the World through Art, a beautiful, upscale event,  featuring live and silent auctions of art by some of the world’s most sought after artists. It will be held at Haunch of Venison’s stunning Rockefeller Center gallery on March 4th, 2011, and attended by 350-400 of Haunch of Venison’s most exclusive clients. Preciosa Burbuja (2009) is a silicone and mixed media lighting sculpture with the dimensions of 7 inches aeight x 8 inches adith x ½ inches depth. Precious metals, like gold and silver, were once the basis of all economic transactions. Now we are at the mercy of artificially inflated markets and systems of exchange. The accepted value of goods or services is no longer certain and concrete; everything is uncertain and ephemeral. We are engorged by speculation and illusion, like implanted silicone. Our desires rise like heaving breasts, and upon reaching climax they quickly deflate.
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