Form Fit: Luis Gispert
Luis Gispert (born 1972) is a sculptor and photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. His multi-media work focuses on youth culture, hip hop, and Cuban-American history. Gispert has exhibited in solo shows at Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; Otereo Plassert Gallery, Los Angeles; Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami; Mary Boone Gallery, New York; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA; and the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, among others. He has been included in group exhibitions at Centro Arti Visive, Pescheria, Italy; On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York; the National Museum of Poznan, Poland; Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Shanghai MoCA, China; Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco; and the Royal Academy of Art, London, among others. Gispert has been the recipient of a Cintas Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship. He has also lectured widely at many universities in the United States and Canada. Gispert earned a BFA in film from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA in sculpture from Yale University.