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20111214123216-sightings_title_page
Sightings/Title Page, 2010-12 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214121616-ufo_5
Sightings: UFOS Over Utuao, 2010-12 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111218095850-ufo_3
Sightings 2, 2010-12 Digital Photo 40x60" © ADÁL
20111218100043-ufo_1
Sightings 3, 2010-12 Digital Photo 40x60" © ADÁL
20111218100213-ufo_2
Sightings 4, 2010-12 Digital Photo 40x60" © ADÁL
20111218100337-ufo_4
Sightings 5, 2010-12 Digital Photo 40x60" © ADÁL
20111218100435-ufo_6
Sightings 6, 2010-12 Digital Photo 40x60" © ADÁL
20111218100557-ufo_montage
Sightings 7, 2011-12 Digital Photo 40x120" © ADÁL
20111214112025-title
Falling Eyelids/Title Page, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213125558-1
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 1, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213125712-2
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 2, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213125820-3
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 3, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213125914-4
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 4, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130053-5
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 5, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130212-6
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 6, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130317-7
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 7, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130416-8
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 8, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130516-9
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 9, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130619-10
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 10, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130710-11
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 11, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130802-12
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 12, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213130914-13
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 13, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131013-14
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 14, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131107-15
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 15, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131203-16
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 16, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131259-17
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 17, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131500-18
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 18, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131601-19
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 19, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131707-20
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 20, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131818-21
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 21, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213131915-22
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 22, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111213132014-23
Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela 23, 1979 Digital Photo 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214110210-traffik_signs_title_page
Out of Focus Traffik Signs Title Page, 2009 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214080625-all_traffik
Out of Focus Traffic Signs: ALL TRAFFIK, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111214080944-bump
BUMP, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111214081214-no_left_turn
NO LEFT TURN, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111214081327-dont_walk
DON'T WALK, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111214081512-interstate
INTERSTATE, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111214081818-raise_plow
RAISE PLOW, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111214081927-holland_tunnel
HOLLAND TUNNEL, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111214082127-do_not_enter
DO NOT ENTER, 2009 Digital Photo 30x40" © ADÁL
20111215124457-autoportraits_title_page
Auto-Portraits Title Page, 1990-2010 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214095703-autobiographical_art
Auto-Portraits: Autobiographical Art, 1990 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214100156-el_lipstick
Auto-Portrait: Spanglish 101/El Lipstick, 1990 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214095950-artists_under_investigation
Auto-Portraits: An Artist Under Investigation, 1990 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214100429-man_w_toilet_tissue
Auto-Portraits: Man with Toilet Tissue, 1990 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214100618-exterminating_nuyo
Auto-Portrait: Nuyorican in Threat of Extinction, 1990-2010 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214100739-man_with_narrow_margin
Auto-Portrait: Man with a Narrow Margin, 1990-2010 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214101253-papa_not_dada
Auto-Portrait: Papa not Dada, 1990-2010 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214101620-satiric_mambo_dancer
Auto-Portrait: El Satiric Mambo Dancer, 1990-2010 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214101818-when_govts
Auto-Portrait: When Governments Engage in Cereal Murder, 1990-2010 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111214102019-staring_at_a
Auto-Portrait: Staring at a Blank Wall on the Verge of Remembering Something Very Vague, 1990-2010 Photography 30x30" © ADÁL
20111218073413-blueprints
Blueprints for a Nation, 1994-2010 Installation © ADÁL
20111218074402-el_passport
El Passport, 1994-2010 Graphic Design, Lithography, Digital Image 5x10" © ADÁL
20111218074729-spanglish_natl_anthem_bag
El Spanglish National Anthem, 1994-2010 Ink Jet Print on Bodega Bag 6x11x5" © ADÁL
20111218074956-spanglish_plate
Spanglish Language Sandwich Analysis, 1994-2010 Digital Print on Plate & Bodega Bag © ADÁL
20111218081328-el_postage_stamp
El Postage Stamp, 1994-2010 Digital Photo, Text 3x5" © ADÁL
20111218083544-subversive_art
Sub-Versive Art: Exploding Bustelo Coffee Can , 1994-2010 Coffee Can, Explosive Charge, Digital Photo, Text © ADÁL
20111218080422-tall_tales
Tall Tales Told by the Tongue of a Shoe, 1994-2010 Shoe, Digital Image Size 9.5 © ADÁL
20111218080710-madre_de_los_tomates
La Church of Our Mother of Tomatoes, 1994-2010 Installation, Photography, Digital Imaging, Video, Soundscape © ADÁL
20111218080918-la_nun_of_the_above
La Nun of the Above/Of the Order of the Holy Breast, 1994-2010 Digital Photo, Text 30x40" © ADÁL
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Birth year
1948
Lives in
San Juan
Works in
artist
Schools
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 1973
Art Center College of Design
Representing galleries
Tags
video-art, performance, surrealism, photography, digital, conceptual, exhibition/performance
Statement

 

Adál’s has been exhibited and is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, the Museo del Barrio, NYC, the Museé Modern de la Ville de Paris France, and Musée de la Photographie a Charleroi, Belgium, Lehigh University Art Galleries. A retrospective of his work was exhibited in 2004-2005 at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University Cambridge, MA. His exhibition, “Out of Focus Traffik Signs” was held at the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, June 14 – August 12, 2011 and “Falling Eyelids: A Fotonovela” was on view through March 2012 at the Museo de Arte de Ponce” in Puerto Rico. Adál is part of the traveling exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art curated by the Smithsonian America Art Museum, Washington, DC, and is presently represented in the new exhibit exhibit, "Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze" at the National Portrait gallery, Washington DC. A 40 year retrospective of Adáls work opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art, March 2017, in Santurce, Puerto Rico.