Spotlight :: Artist, Hurvin Anderson

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Browsing around the internet and came across the impressive work of Hurvin Anderson, who is currently showing (along with other artists, see below for more information) at Miami’s Pérez Art Museum in the Poetics of Relation exhibition.  Hurvin Anderson was born in 1965 in London, where he currently lives and works. He studied at the Wimbledon College of Art and The Royal College of Art, both in London. Selected solo exhibition include: Hurvin Anderson: New Works, Thomas Dane Gallery, London (2013); Hurvin Anderson: Subtitles, Michael Werner, New York (2011); Peter’s Series 2007-09, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2008); Hurvin Anderson: reporting back, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2013), and Art Now: Hurvin Anderson, Tate Modern, London (2009). Selected group exhibitions include: Homebodies, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2013); Flowers for Summer, Michael Werner, New York (2011); Self-Consciousness, Veneklasen/Werner, Berlin (2010); Newspeak, Saatchi Gallery, London (2010); and Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London (2007). His works belongs to several collections including: The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Tate Modern, London.
 
 
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Poetics of Relation is an exhibition of six notable artists inspired by the writing of Caribbean author and philosopher Eduoard Glissant addressing issues of diaspora, immigration, and cultural identity today.  The exhibition is a meld of photography, film and video, includes international artists like Yto Barrada (France), Hurvin Anderson (Jamaica, U.K.) and Tony Capellán (Dominican Republic). The exhibition is available to the public until October 18, 2015. 

Source:  Images {Thomas Dane Gallery & Google Search] // description & bio [Pérez Art Gallery].

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