Stairway to Heaven
Dot Fiftyone Gallery, in collaboration with Tanya Brillembourg, is honored to present Stairway to Heaven. A solo exhibition of new works by Venezuelan artist Pepe Lopez in the Wynwood Art District, Miami, this summer, from May 30th through July 13th.
About the artist
Pepe Lopez, a Venezuelan born artist, has been producing artwork from 1988 through the present day. His work is based on a vast trajectory of diverse transmutation. Lopez explores aspects of the map of the social spectrum through the translation of aesthetic codes while developing his perception and concepts in a prolific variety of mediums, such as the inclusion of installations, objects, collages, paintings, performances, photography, tapestry, video sculptures, collaborative photography and collective works.
Selective exhibitions: Cementerio General del Sur (1989), Cementerio Judio de Coro (1990), La Sexualidad Contaminada (1991, Sala Mendoza). In 1992, he participates in the VI award, Eugenio Mendoza, Sueño Cosmico as an interactive, penetrable installation. Vacivus (Celarg, 1993) and Lopez Reus Paintings and Sculptures (Sala Mendoza, 1995), El Gigante del Tisure, Juan Felix Sanchez (1996), Videohabitas (2000, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas). Nenufares (video sculpture, co-authored with Jonathan Gutierrez) a collective show at the Museo de Bellas Artes in 2000. Leaders Market,Forjas de Ultramar (Galeria H2O, Barcelona España) Guapisimas, Mondrian Meets Hansaplast, Boom and Fantastic Plastic (2007). The Awakening of Love in collaboratin with artist Carlos Sosa(2000), Sugarfree (2002), Como en la Tele (2004) and A Suda Calle (2005).
He exhibits at I Bienal de Mercosur, in Brasil 8 y 9 Bienal de la Havana; and art fairs consecutively; including ARCO (Madrid), FIA (Caracas), CIRCA (San Juan), Art Basel (Miami), Pinta (New York), as well as showing his work at MACRO (Rosario, Argentina)
Lopez co-edited, for 2 years with Leopoldo Iribarren, the literary magazine Criterion, which established his reflection upon the relationship between body and space.