LUIS GISPERT

Untitled (Laundry), 2002, Oil on panel with aluminum piece attached Edition 2/6 Fujiflex print, 40” x 72”

Luis Gispert: (b. 1972, Jersey City, N.J.). Mixing hip-hop iconography and art-historical references, Gispert’s photographs and sculptures have drawn critical acclaim. His work has been featured in group exhibitions at Audiello Fine Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, all in New York; the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale, at the MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Mass., and at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Bologna, Italy, among other venues. He participated in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and, in 2004, the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria presented Luis Gispert: Urban Myths Part II (Return of the Hypenaholics), the artist’s first solo New York museum show. He had had previous solo exhibitions in the Berkeley Art Museum in California and at the galleries at Miami-Dade College, Kendall Campus. Gispert has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University. (Cintas for art, 2004-2005)

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