Looking for a Hero
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Gerardo Rosales confronts society by exposing issues of social inequalities. His body of work infiltrates issues of class, race and gender by appropriating ornamental aspects associated with folk art and geometric abstraction styles.
Gerardo Rosales’s art deals with issues of domestic labor, gender violence and class discrimination experienced by immigrants from Latin America like himself. In Rosales’s body of work, his native Venezuelan “naïve” folk and “neutral” expressions of abstract art, are purposely appropriated and paradoxically transformed into powerful vehicles to denounce poignant social problems.
Living in Houston for the last 19 years, Rosales’s new work “Looking for a Hero” addresses local and immigrant communities at large. His exhibit is part of Latin Art Now in April 2019 and will beView more
This event is free and open to the public by appointment with The Transart Foundation for Art and Anthropology
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1412 West Alabama Street, Houston, TX 77006