Guillermo Kuitca
Argentinean, born 1961
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions
Latinoamérica: volver al futuro,
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires
Guillermo Kuitca: This Way,
Sperone Westwater
"Les Habitants," an idea by Guillermo Kuitca,
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain

Descended from immigrants and raised during the brutal period of military dictatorship known as the “Argentine Revolution” (1966–73), Guillermo Kuitca produces powerful paintings, sculptures, drawings, and installations resonant with themes of isolation, dislocation, and loneliness. Though almost always devoid of humans, his works have a strong sense of human presence, with motifs like airport baggage carousels, maps, apartment floor plans, and theater seating charts running throughout his many creations. As he explains, his works hold “the truth, the story, the past, the experience.

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