Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos and Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage at El Museo del Barrio, July 22 – October 17, 2015

Photographs by Corrado Serra.

Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos: “The exhibition, curated by Alejandro Anreus, is a 30-year survey, focusing on Rodriguez Calero’s figurative work in the mediums of painting, collage, and photography. Rodríguez Calero’s aesthetic vision fuses figures of popular urban (hip hop) culture with Renaissance and mannerist religious motifs and iconography, and frames them in a visual tension that transcends their contemporary moment.” — El Museo del Barrio

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Installation view: “Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos”

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Left: The Apparition, 1999. Right: Crowned with Thorns, 1999

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Left: Seeker, 2009

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Installation view: “Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos”

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Installation view: “Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos”

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Left: Soy Cristo (I am Christ), 1999

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Right: Urban Hood, 2014

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Installation view: “Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos”

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Installation view: “Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos”

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Installation view: “Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos”

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Left to right: The Secret Workout (El Ejercicio Secreto), 2005; Fly Girl, 2003; Slam Man, 2003

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Installation view: “Rodriguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos”

Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage: “This exhibition complements the Rodríguez Calero survey by exploring the work of artists who experiment with collage and collage techniques in ways that expand the gestures of cutting paper and mixing various mediums together.” — El Museo del Barrio

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Installation view: “Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage”

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Installation view: “Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage”

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Karlos Carcamo, “Art In America” series

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Elia Alba, If I were a…

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Left: Glendalys Medina, Boombox #2. Center: Carlos Rigau, Untitled. Right: Hector Madera, left to right: Pablo, Willem, Salvador