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Cultural Center Exhibition: Contemporary Uruguayan Artists, Uruguay

Date: 05 Mar 2012 to 01 Jun 2012

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Washington, DC, United States


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Photo gallery + catalog

The Cultural, Solidarity and Creativity Affairs Division of the
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through the IDB Cultural Center,
is pleased to present an exhibit

Contemporary Uruguayan Artists
A Uruguayan Presence in the ABOUT CHANGE Exhibition

honoring Uruguay and the City of Montevideo, site of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the
Board of Governors of the IDB.

The works selected for the exhibition offer a panorama of contemporary Uruguayan creativity. These pieces revisit history, explore memory, examine changes that have transformed culture and the environment, and rethink traditions. It includes painting, print, sculpture, mixed media, and photography, by 13 artists: Santiago Aldabalde, Ana Campanella, Muriel Cardoso, Gerardo Carella, Federico Meneses, Ernesto Rizzo, Jacqueline Lacasa, Gabriel Lema, Daniel Machado, Cecilia Mattos, Diego Velazco, Santiago Velazco, and Diego Villalba.

This exhibit is also part of ABOUT CHANGE, a project implemented by the World Bank Art Program in cooperation with the IDB Cultural Center and the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS). This initiative comprises a series of exhibitions representing Latin America and the Caribbean being held in various venues in Washington DC.

IDB Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank
On view | March 5 to June 1, 2012
Monday through Friday, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,
IDB Cultural Center Art Gallery
1300 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20577 
T 202 623 1213 – 202 623 3774 | www.iadb.org/cultural

Photo caption:
Con$tructor (right), 2006 Homesweetstreet (left), 2006
by Santiago Velazco (b. 1976, Montevideo, Uruguay -)
diptych, acrylic and mixed media on canvas
díptico, acrílico y técnica mixta sobre tela
78 3/4 x 61 inches (200 x 155 cm) each


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