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A Think & A Drink: Abraham Cruzvillegas and Painter Painter

Part of Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites, Painter Painter

Take a tour of the exhibitions Painter Painter and Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites, followed by discussion, light snacks, and drinks from the cash bar.

Painter Painter presents new work by 15 artists from the US and Europe in a focused survey of recent developments in abstract painting and studio practice. It is the Walker’s first group show to focus exclusively on painting in more than a decade.

One of the most important conceptual artists to come out of the vibrant contemporary art scene in Mexico, Abraham Cruzvillegas has developed a body of work that investigates what he calls autoconstrucción, or “self-construction,” featuring assemblage sculptures made of found objects and building materials. This is the first major presentation to shed light on Cruzvillegas’s unique vision and multifaceted practice.

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Funding

Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites is organized by the Walker Art Center.

Major support for the exhibition is provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Additional support is generously provided by Nelly and Moisés Cosío Espinosa, the Rose Francis Foundation, Gabriela and Ramiro Garza, Eugenio Lopez, Leni and David Moore, Jr., Donna and Jim Pohlad, Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney, and Marge and Irv Weiser.

The catalogue is made possible with generous support from Isabel and Agustín Coppel and a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of Walker Art Center publications.

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