All We Art is pleased to announce the exhibition Analog Landing Site, featuring the work of Vargas-Suarez Universal. Public reception will take place on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. (Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org). Vargas-Suarez Universal's first exhibition in DC will feature new multimedia works that explore the science and materials of aerospace architecture for use in human and robotic spaceflight operations as well as Mars exploration. The exhibition will run through Sunday, June 21, 2015.
Vargas-Suarez Universal is a Mexican-born artist living in New York and working internationally. He is primarily known for large-scale murals, paintings, drawings, and sound recordings. He sources American, Russian, European, Canadian and Japanese spaceflight programs, astronomy, and aerospace architecture to create commissioned, studio-based and public artworks for museums, galleries, private and public spaces. His exhibition at All We Art will feature a sculptural installation depicting an analog landing site on Mars will feature Martian simulant regolith, used by NASA to simulate the Martian surface. Other works in the exhibition are unique artworks formatted and executed as paintings using the same materials used to build spacecraft and spacecraft components.
Selected collections include: The Museum of Modern Art Library, Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, RI; Baltimore Museum of Art, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León, Spain, Winzavod Contemporary Art Centre, Moscow, Russian Federation, and the UBS Art Collection.
Upcoming museum exhibitions include: Two solo shows in 2016; first, "Soundless Voice: Exploration Structures", at the new Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, New York, and the artist's first museum survey exhibition at the Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SPAIN. The artist will also be included in The Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: L.A./L.A. in a group exhibition titled, Critical Utopias: The Art of Futurismo Latino at UCR ARTSblock in October 2017-March 2018 (tentative dates).
Since May 2014, All We Art has been offering exhibitions and programs in the heart of Georgetown in Washington, DC. Through Forms of the Journey, All We Art hopes to further their mission to serve as a multidisciplinary space dedicated to promoting international cultural exchange through exhibitions, cultural programs and related services.
This exhibition is sponsored by the Mexican Cultural Institute.
Opening: May 21, 2015 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Artist Talk: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:30 – 8:30 PM