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Gabriel Kuri will guide you through the large selection of his works on show at WIELS and delve into the sorting principles at the heart of his practice.
Gabriel Kuri creates sculptures that embody questions of value through dynamic, hybrid and playful forms. His research gravitates around a set of recurrent themes: flows of information, notions of commercial and cultural value, consumerism, as well as material and its poetic (mis)use. Institutional solo exhibitions include Oakville Galleries, Oakville (2018); Altefabrik, Rapperswil, La Suisse (2016); Aspen Art Museum (2014); The Common Guild, Glasgow (2014); Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux (2013); ICA Boston (2011); South London Gallery, Londres (2011); Museion, Bolzano (2010); Kunstverein Freibourg (2010); Kunstverein Bielefeld (2010). Recent group exhibitions include Converter, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (2018) ; Autorreconstrucción: Detritus, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico (2018) ; ISelf Collection: Self-Portrait as the Billy Goat, Whitechapel Gallery, Londres (2017) ; We Are Here: We are Everywhere, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (2017) ; Living Apart Together: Recent Acquisitions, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2017) ; Desert X, Coachella Valley (2017) ; L’esprit du Bauhaus, Musée Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris (2016) ; The Natural Order of Things, Fundación JUMEX, Mexico (2016) ; The Corner Show, Extra City Kunsthal, Anvers (2015) ; Beaufort Beyond Borders, Beaufort Triennial (2015) ; Made in L.A. 2014, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2014) ; Between Critique and Absorption: Contemporary Art and Consumer Culture, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee (2014) ; ILLUMinations, La Biennale di Venezia - 54th International Art Exhibition, Central Pavilion, Giardini, Venise (2011), among others. Kuri’s work was included in the inaugural exhibition of WIELS in 2007 titled Expats & Clandestines.
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