Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Benito Huerta @ The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago

Benito Huerta
National Museum of Mexican Art
Chicago, Il
Curator: Cesareo Moreno
May 20 - August 28, 2011

Benito Huerta (b. 1952) has been creating artwork in Texas since the 1970's. Significantly influenced by Pop Art and Conceptual Art, in addition to the Chicano movement, his paintings and prints frequently deal with the comedy, tragedy, and absurdity present in our world. Huerta's imagery is appropriated from Western Art history, film and television, or inspired by rock and roll lyrics. INTERMISSION presents work from the last two decades of his distinguished artistic career.
Curated by Cesáreo Moreno

Funded by: National Endowment for the Arts, Chicago Park District, Illinois Arts Council, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
Transportation by American Airlines.

1 comment:

Alexa said...

What a striking picture to develop upon. Certainly has the impact :)