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Der Bürokünstler

5 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10003
January 24th, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://www.goethe.de/newyork
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
east village/lower east side
EMAIL:  
wyomingbuilding@newyork.goethe.org
PHONE:  
212-439-8700
OPEN HOURS:  
2-7, Wednesday-Sunday

DESCRIPTION

Ignacio Uriarte is a Berlin-based artist working in different media around the idea of office art. At the Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, he will present his recent practice and talk about the creation of art from the observation of day-to-day administrative work routines.

Line of Work is Uriarte's first solo exhibition in North America and will be on view at The Drawing Center through March 13.

About the artist: Ignacio Uriarte (*1972, Krefeld) lives and works in Berlin. He studied Business Administration in Madrid and Mannheim and worked for major corporations including Siemens, Canon, Interlub, and Agilent Technologies. Prior to becoming a full-time artist, Uriarte studied Audiovisual Arts at the Centro de Artes Audiovisuales in Guadalajara, Mexico. Recent solo exhibitions have taken place at Centre d'Art la Panera, Lleida (2012); Sala Rekalde, Bilbao (2011); Casa del Lago, Mexico City (2011); Kunstverein Arnsberg (2010); and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León (2008).