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13 December 2018 - 13 December 2018

5:30PM - 7:30PM

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Location: Scheryn Arena Collection, level 0

Artist Talk: Alfredo Jaar, It is Difficult

Join us for an artist talk at Zeitz MOCAA with Alfredo Jaar, which will focus on the recent projects he has realized around the world.

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Alfredo Jaar is an artist, architect, and filmmaker who lives and works in New York. He is known as one of the most uncompromising, compelling, and innovative artists working today.

Jaar has realized more than seventy public interventions around the world. Over sixty monographic publications have been published about his work.   His work can be found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum (New York); Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of  Contemporary Art (Chicago); Museum of Contemporary Art and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles); TATE (London); Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris); Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam); Centro Reina Sofia (Madrid); Moderna Museet (Stockholm); MAXXI and MACRO (Rome); Louisiana  Museum of Modern Art (Humlaebeck); Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art and Tokushima Modern Art Museum (Japan); M+ (Hong Kong); and dozens of  institutions and private collections worldwide.  Alfredo Jaar received the Hiroshima Art Prize in 2018.

His work has been shown extensively around the world. He has participated in the Venice Biennale (1986, 2007, 2009, 2013), Sao Paulo Biennale (1987, 1989, 2010) as well as Documenta in Kassel (1987, 2002).

Important solo exhibitions include shows at The New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York); Whitechapel (London); The Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago); The Museum of Contemporary Art (Rome and Moderna Museet, Stockholm). Major recent surveys of his work have taken place at Musée des Beaux Arts (Lausanne); Hangar Bicocca (Milan); Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlinische Galerie and Neue Gesellschaft fur bildende Kunst e.V. (Berlin); Rencontres d’Arles, KIASMA, Helsinki and Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK.

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