The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Saturday, November 26, 2022


'Carlos Rosales-Silva: Sunland Park' opens at Ruiz-Healy Art, New York
La Pulga, 2019. Dyed stones, acrylic paint, and acrylic plastic on custom shaped panel, 22 x 20 in.



NEW YORK, NY.- Ruiz-Healy Art, New York, is delighted to presenting Carlos Rosales-Silva's first solo show in NYC. A recent MFA graduate from New York City’s School of Visual Arts and a participant in Brooklyn’s Residency Unlimited Program, Rosales-Silva uses an abstract approach to explore the complex identity of the ever-expanding histories of Brown people in the United States. The exhibition, titled Sunland Park, opened on January 27th, 2021, and will be on view until March 27th, 2021.

The title of the exhibit, Sunland Park, hails from the artist’s childhood neighborhood in El Paso, Texas. Named after the local 1950 racetrack, the city of Sunland Park was formed in the 1980s when three neighboring townships incorporated and adopted the name of the racetrack. Sunland Park is home to Mount Cristo Rey, a regional catholic pilgrimage site, and various Indigenous Peoples such as the Tiwa, Manso, and Piro. Most recently, the city was thrust into national attention as a highly contested site of the Trump administration’s controversial border wall project. To the artist, Sunland Park provides a contextualization of his own work.

Using landscape and architecture as a foundation, the works of Sunland Park reflect a process of change that expresses artistic and cultural histories beyond the confines of language. As the artist states, “There's a consistent influence of the landscape and architecture and artists that I grew up with along the border of Texas, Mexico, and El Paso. I'm constantly looking back at the landscape, looking back at the architecture.” Starting with a concrete source of inspiration such as Mexican stucco construction or hand-painted, plexiglass signs, the work becomes abstracted as the artist moves further away from the source. It is then recalled by color, texture, and line to form an object endowed with layers of significance. The artist shares, “I find abstraction to be a useful tool for navigating the tense states that Brownness often finds itself in, states where we attempt to preserve cultural tradition while assimilating for survival purposes, states where home is experienced in fleeting moments and memory.” The artist’s works consider the histories of vernacular cultures of the American Southwest, the western canon of art history, and the political and cultural connections and disparities between them.

Carlos Rosales-Silva is an artist and educator working and living between New York, NY, and El Paso, Texas. His works are grounded in a practice of painting but often borrow from sculptural and installation methods, existing in the spaces between classification. For the last decade, his studio has focused on research and mediation on the increasing histories of Brown peoples in the United States. The artist’s works are abstract acts of personal discovery that reveal meaning long after they are completed. In this sense, they are non-textual communications, a meditative and slow way of processing knowledge. In 2018 Rosales-Silva was an artist in residence at Artpace, San Antonio and he is now the Abrons Art Center, New York, NY Visual Artist AIRspace Resident. His artwork has been part of various exhibitions throughout Texas and the United States, including Artpace, San Antonio, TX; Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN; MFA Brown Art, Governors Island, NY; and Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE.










Today's News

February 3, 2021

Is seeing that Renoir essential? In the pandemic, cities differ.

Napoleon's brother lived in New Jersey. Here's what happened to the estate.

Almine Rech opens an exhibition of works by Tursic & Mille

Europe court faults Turkey over British artist's conviction

'Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens' now on view at Asheville Art Museum

Freeman's announces highlights included in the European Art & Old Masters sale

Anger in Cyprus after church demolishes protected buildings

Bringing stages to storefronts in a theater-hungry city

'Carlos Rosales-Silva: Sunland Park' opens at Ruiz-Healy Art, New York

Thames & Hudson to publish 'Todd Webb in Africa: Outside the Frame' by Aimée Bessire and Erin Hyde Nolan

Exhibition of new artifacts by Eric Standley opens at Dinner Gallery

Proyectos Monclova opens an exhibition of works by Verónica Gerber Bicecci

Montreux Jazz Festival to livestream future events

France's 'universal' Oscar pick explores elderly lesbian romance

Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa's 'first lady of song,' dies at 63

New walking tour and film explores NYC's 1863 race riots by Kamau Ware

H&H Classics to offer two rare World War II survivors

British artist Andy Burgess to create bespoke artwork for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Office for Contemporary Art Norway opens large-scale group exhibition at Kunstnernes Hus

'Whiplines, Waterfalls And Worms': Exhibition of works by Ed Moses opens at JD Malat Gallery

Pivotal: New paintings by Nicole Cooper on view at Fontbonne University Fine Art Gallery

The historic kitchen where Queen Victoria sent her chef to hone his skills featured in new online exhibition

American Bottle Auctions announces sale of the Don Dwyer Collection of Bitters and Soda Bottles, Part 1

Hal Holbrook, actor who channeled Mark Twain, is dead at 95

Get Inspired in Galleries-Become a Graphics Design Artist

How to turn font into text art

Easily Make a Virtual Model of Your Art Gallery

How to Design Your Business Catalog on a Mac

Digital Art in the Pandemic and Beyond

Painting Can Be A Great Way for You to Express Your Inner Emotions

The Significance Of Wearing A Good T-Shirt According To Fashion Sense

Why you may need an essay writing service




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site Parroquia Natividad del Señor
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful