Iván Navarro: "Heaven or Las Vegas" talk led by Isolde Brielmaier
Free for all SCAD students, faculty, staff and museum members. Open to the public with the cost of admission to the museum.
Take a deeper look at the museum's exhibitions through a guided discussion led by a SCAD curator, faculty member or docent. Learn about the significance of these works art, the artists who created them, and the larger historical context. Gain a greater understanding of the materials, craftsmanship and stylistic details that make each piece unique and important.
Discussions last 30 minutes. Sign-up at the museum's front desk beginning 15 minutes before the talk.
Limited to 30 guests.
Iván Navarro Bio
Born in Santiago, Chile, Iván Navarro is known internationally for his socio-politically charged sculptures of neon, fluorescent and incandescent light. In 2009, he represented Chile in at the 53rd Venice Biennale. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn.
Recent solo and group exhibitions include the Prospect.2 Biennial in New Orleans (2011); Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York (2010); Distrito 4 in Madrid (2010); Museum on the Seam in Jerusalem, Israel (2010); Tierra de Nadie in Caja de Burgos, Spain (2010); Towner Contemporary Art Museum in Eastbourne, United Kingdom and Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris (2009); Greenaway Art Gallery-Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts in Australia (2008); Centro Cultural Matucana 100 in Santiago, Chile (2007); Witte de With in Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2006); and MOCA at Goldman Warehouse in Miami (2006).
Public and private collections
His work is held in the public and private collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, Virginia), Fonds National d’Art Contemporain (Paris), Towner Contemporary Art Museum, (Eastbourne, UK), LVMH Collection (Paris), Saatchi Collection (London), Martin Z. Margulies Warehouse (Miami, Florida), and Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (Santiago de Compostela, Spain).