José Antonio Fernández-Muro “Geometry in Transfer”

The Institute for Studies on Latin American Art

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[Image: José Antonio Fernández-Muro "Rojo (Leaden Gate) (Red [Leaden Gate])" (1964) (detail) © Estate of José Antonio Fernández-Muro. Photo: Arturo Sánchez.]
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The Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) presents José Antonio Fernández-Muro: Geometry in Transfer, curated by Megan Kincaid. The second in a series on Latin American modernism at ISLAA, this exhibition is the first to comprehensively explore the Spanish Argentine artist’s luminous transfer paintings, which he developed in Buenos Aires in the 1950s and later elaborated on while living in New York City in the 1960s.

Rather than isolate what the artist termed his two “fundamental epochs” in Buenos Aires and New York, this exhibition emphasizes their critical continuities—visual, material, and ideological—to reveal Fernández-Muro’s displacement and transformation of Argentine abstraction. Its title, Geometry in Transfer, refers at once to his expansion of geometric abstraction and his translation of Argentine modernist painting amid the artistic preoccupations of the New York avant-garde.



from November 11, 2021 to February 12, 2022

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