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Looking for a Hero: or Whips, Whims and Wigs and Gio Ponti is just an Excuse

Updated: Apr 8


Solo Exhibition | Transart Foundation for Art & Anthropology | Houston, Texas | March 29 - May 29, 2019.



"Looking for a Hero, or Whips, Whims and Wigs and Gio Ponti is just an Excuse," open a dialogue about problems related to domestic labor and immigration. The focus of investigation is centered around my memories of growing up in Venezuela. However, as an adult, and living in the USA for 19 years, has allowed me to see that this problem exists here and worldwide. Through this body of work, I infiltrate these issues of social inequalities by appropriating the ornamental aspects associated with folk art and geometric abstraction.


Link to the Exhibition Page at the Transart Foundation for Art and Anthropology

Link to Review by Laura August, Ph.D.

Link to Press Release.


This exhibition was supported in part by grants from the City of Houston and the Houston Arts Alliance.

 © 2020 Gerardo Rosales. Site Credit: EM Consulting

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