• Beyond Latin America, The Perpetual Quest for Specificity: Gabriel Kuri

    Beyond Latin America, The Perpetual Quest for Specificity: Gabriel Kuri

    In conversation with Gabriel Kuri, Chris Sharp underscores the enthralling application of Minimalism in the artist’s practice and its particular Latin Americanness. Convinced that the more precise forms are, the more effortless they should appear, Kuri’s sculptural practice testifies to an insistence on procedure, eschewing the hand or facture.

     

    Read the full interview here

  • Gabriel Kuri at The Douglas Hyde Gallery

    The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin January 31 – March 28, 2020 www.douglashydegallery.com
    Gabriel Kuri at The Douglas Hyde Gallery
    Exhibition view: Gabriel Kuri, spending static to save gas, Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square, Ontario, 2018-2019
    Photo © Jimmy Limit
     
    For his first solo exhibition in Ireland, Gabriel Kuri presents a new site-specific installation that recasts the cavernous architecture of the Douglas Hyde Gallery, creating a static field to reduce the building's energy use during the run of the exhibition.
     
    The large-scale installation drastically transforms the space. It is made up of a makeshift dropped ceiling littered, in a seemingly accidental accumulation, with residues of human interactions and life; coins, cigarette butts, and moths. Each smoked cigarette or coin becomes a remnant, a punctuation mark in human interaction.
     
    More information can be found HERE.
  • Artist Talk with Gabriel Kuri

    WIELS – Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels September 5, 2019, 7 pm www.wiels.org
    Artist Talk with Gabriel Kuri

    Photo © Gabriel Kuri

     

    Gabriel Kuri in conversation with curator Zoë Gray at WIELS – Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels.

     

    More information on the exhibition can be found HERE.

  • Gabriel Kuri at WIELS

    WIELS – Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels September 6, 2019 – January 5, 2020 www.wiels.org
    Gabriel Kuri at WIELS

    Gabriel Kuri, Untitled (scratch lotto oysters), 2019, stainless steel and Plexiglas lightbox, oyster shells, scratchcards

    Photo © Andrea Rossetti

     

    Gabriel Kuri creates sculptures that embody questions of value, arresting usually intangible flows of information in witty and engaging forms. His exhibition at WIELS — his first institutional solo show in Brussels, where he has lived for the past 16 years — highlights the hybrid nature of his playful work. sorted, resorted will comprise over 60 works, including new pieces produced for the occasion, revealing both the diversity of Kuri’s formal approach and the consistency of his underlying themes: notions of commercial and cultural value as well as material and its poetic (mis)use.

  • An Evening with Gabriel Kuri

    Harold M. William Auditorium, Getty Center, Los Angeles November 14, 2017, 7pm www.getty.edu
    An Evening with Gabriel Kuri

    Gabriel Kuri working in his studio.

     

     

    This special event will explore the work of two artists with a cutting edge, experimental practice: Analia Saban and Gabriel Kuri. The evening will begin with viewing of two short documentaries featuring each artist, created as part of the Artist Dialogues series, followed by a conversation among the artists and Rachel Rivenc.

     

    The movies and conversation will focus on the artists' material practice and how it relates to meaning, their approach to making and finding objects, their playful use or misuse of materials, as well as their thoughts on longevity, the future of their work, and the role of conservation.

     

    Presented as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

  • David Claerbout And Gabriel Kuri Included In Art Basel Unlimited 2017

    Messe Basel, Basel June 15 – 18, 2017 www.artbasel.com
  • Harold Ancart - Michel François - Gabriel Kuri

    E2N-Espace 251 Nord, La Comète, Liège Through June 29, 2017 www.espace251nord.com
    Harold Ancart - Michel François - Gabriel Kuri

    Gabriel Kuri, complete set of vestiges from Church of Saint Hubert, lotto tickets, scratch cards, 2017

    Photo: © Alain Janssens

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