William Cordova

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This exhibition is the first extensive museum survey of cultural practitioner William Cordova (b. 1969, Lima; lives in Miami, Lima, and New York). It presents a selection of works embodying the three main themes that have inspired the work of this celebrated Miami artist for decades: transmission, alchemy, and transcendence. In his nationally and internationally recognized drawings, sculptures, installations, and collaborative projects, Cordova collapses linear concepts of time and history to address contemporary notions of displacement. He extensively researches symbols and artifacts from different cultures and times, ignoring the boundaries between the past and the present. Then, he uses ephemeral and precarious materials to create elegant works that challenge traditional Western typologies. Striving to create a flexible and critical space for the understanding of our contemporary moment, he builds bridges between “apparently” separate narratives, such as contemporary hip-hop culture, African artifacts, and the pre-Columbian history of the Incas. This exhibition will be accompanied by the artist’s first museum catalogue.

Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM
1103 Biscayne Blvd.
FL 33132 Miami
United states
305 375 3000
http://www.pamm.org/exhibitions/william-cordova

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William Cordova Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM Main address: Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM 1103 Biscayne Blvd. FL 33132 Miami, United states Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM 1103 Biscayne Blvd. FL 33132 Miami, United states This exhibition is the first extensive museum survey of cultural practitioner William Cordova (b. 1969, Lima; lives in Miami, Lima, and New York). It presents a selection of works embodying the three main themes that have inspired the work of this celebrated Miami artist for decades: transmission, alchemy, and transcendence. In his nationally and internationally recognized drawings, sculptures, installations, and collaborative projects, Cordova collapses linear concepts of time and history to address contemporary notions of displacement. He extensively researches symbols and artifacts from different cultures and times, ignoring the boundaries between the past and the present. Then, he uses ephemeral and precarious materials to create elegant works that challenge traditional Western typologies. Striving to create a flexible and critical space for the understanding of our contemporary moment, he builds bridges between “apparently” separate narratives, such as contemporary hip-hop culture, African artifacts, and the pre-Columbian history of the Incas. This exhibition will be accompanied by the artist’s first museum catalogue. Book tickets