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Allora & Calzadilla

Cuban-American, 1974 and 1971

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Allora & Calzadilla

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Cuban-American, 1974 and 1971

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Biography

Working in a range of mediums—including sculpture, performance, video, and sound—Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla create art with a subversive edge, made with the intent of introducing small ruptures into the forces of globalization, imperialism, and consumerism. Allora and Calzadilla often explore the intersections of art and the environment with works such as Hope Hippo (2005), sculpted for the 51st Venice Biennale out of mud extracted from the city’s Grand Canal, and exhibited bearing a man nonchalantly reading a newspaper.

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Group show at a major institution
MoMA PS1, and 9 more
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Included in a major biennial
Prospect New Orleans
Biography

Working in a range of mediums—including sculpture, performance, video, and sound—Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla create art with a subversive edge, made with the intent of introducing small ruptures into the forces of globalization, imperialism, and consumerism. Allora and Calzadilla often explore the intersections of art and the environment with works such as Hope Hippo (2005), sculpted for the 51st Venice Biennale out of mud extracted from the city’s Grand Canal, and exhibited bearing a man nonchalantly reading a newspaper.

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
MoMA PS1, and 9 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Prospect New Orleans
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Jun 9th, 2014
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