Alexander Apóstol

Venezuelan, born 1969

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Alexander Apóstol

Venezuelan, born 1969

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Alexander Apóstol is a multimedia conceptual artist who engages with a politically charged history of Latin America through the lenses of urban planning, culture, and architecture. His body of work is comprised of photographs, films, installations, and texts. A recurring subject in Apóstol’s work is the 1950s and the architectural planning simultaneously taking place in a number of countries, like the modernist planning of Caracas, Venezuela; Le Corbusier’s designs for Bogotá, Colombia; and the erection of the Dodgers Stadium in Chavez Ravine. Apóstol’s rendering of these events seeks to establish the connection between development and marginalization, and often makes provocative statements suggesting the delusion of progress and democracy.

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Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, and 1 more
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Biography

Alexander Apóstol is a multimedia conceptual artist who engages with a politically charged history of Latin America through the lenses of urban planning, culture, and architecture. His body of work is comprised of photographs, films, installations, and texts. A recurring subject in Apóstol’s work is the 1950s and the architectural planning simultaneously taking place in a number of countries, like the modernist planning of Caracas, Venezuela; Le Corbusier’s designs for Bogotá, Colombia; and the erection of the Dodgers Stadium in Chavez Ravine. Apóstol’s rendering of these events seeks to establish the connection between development and marginalization, and often makes provocative statements suggesting the delusion of progress and democracy.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
group
Group show at a major institution
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, and 1 more
Instituion
Collected by a major institution
Tate
publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum
fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 7 more