Calendar: Scholl Lecture Series: Arturo Herrera

Event Description

Artist Arturo Herrera will speak of his wide-ranging body of work which includes photographs, collages, painted wood sculptures, cut felt pieces and large wall paintings. Herrera’s installation, When Alone Again III, is part of Global Positioning Systems, on view at PAMM until June 2016. 

Arturo Herrera was born in 1959 in Caracas, Venezuela. He lives and works in Berlin. Herrera's work, rich with associative meanings and lingering references, interweaves elements from Modernism, Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism and the visual language of popular culture. Herrera's solo and project-based exhibitions have been held at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK; Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, UK; The Art Institute of Chicago, IL; The Aldridge Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT; daadgalerie, Berlin; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Dia Center for the Arts, NY; Art Gallery of Ontario; ICA Philadelphia; The UCLA Hammer Museum, MoMA, NY; and The Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, ArtPace San Antonio, The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation and the DAAD, Berlin.