Tag: Mexico

Opening Sat., Nov. 4 at Ro2 Art | Joshua Goode: Pegasus Armor + Erika Duque: Paraíso

Joshua Goode
Pegasus Armor

November 4 – December 2

Opening Reception:
Saturday, November 4, 7-10 pm

Ro2 Art is pleased to present ‘Pegasus Armor,’ a solo exhibition featuring new works by Dallas artist Joshua Goode. The show will run from November 4 through December 2, 2017. There will be an opening reception held Saturday, November 4, from 7-10 p.m. at Ro2 Art, located at 1501 S. Ervay Street in Dallas’ Cedars neighborhood.

As an artist, Joshua Goode fabricates convincing archaeological evidence to support the existence of the imaginary Aurora-Rhoman civilization, preserving his childhood memories in the guise of ancient artifacts. This personal mythology is bolstered by Goode’s staged archaeological digs, which allow the artist to adopt and distort both the historical and mythological aspects of various regions around the world. Inspired by amateur archaeologists such as Heinrich Schliemann who discovered Troy, and by past elaborate hoaxes like that of the Piltdown Man, Goode uses his “discoveries” to manipulate and verify his invented civilization.

Ro2 Art
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215

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About the artist


Erika Duque
Paraíso

November 4 – December 2

Opening Reception:
Saturday, November 4, 7-10 pm

Paraiso reflects on artist Erika Duque’s recent trip to Tulum, Mexico and the lush jungles and vegetation that she saw during her time there. Paraiso translates to paradise in Spanish and Duque’s paintings reflect the tropical paradise of her trip with bright vibrant colors of orange and reds as well as sharp verdant greens. Duque painted with a specific color palette and looser strokes in order to intensify the dream like qualities of the subject matter and take the viewer to a pleasurable worry free locale. For Duque, the paintings in Paraiso reflect both memories and pleasure.

Ro2 Art
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/126401571335854/

About the artist

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The Mexican Revolution of 1910: Impact and Consequences in the US

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THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION OF 1910: IMPACT AND CONSEQUENCES IN THE US
Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3 pm

The Greater Dallas Legal and Community Foundation will host a photo exhibition of Agustin Victor Casasola prints taken during the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and informative presentation and lecture on the impact and consequences of this revolution on the United States since 1910-1930 to the present day by UT Arlington Professor, Dr. Jose Angel Gutierrez. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.

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The Latino Cultural Center is a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. Our mission is to serve as a regional catalyst for the preservation, development, and promotion of Latino and Hispanic arts and culture. The Center’s 27,000 sq. ft. facility was designed by renowned Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta and features a 300-seat theater, two visual arts galleries, and an outdoor plaza. Its signature purple tower serves as a beacon to guide visitors to our East Dallas / Deep Ellum location. Located immediately east of downtown Dallas, the Center is one-half mile from the Dallas Arts District and conveniently located two blocks north of the DART Green Line Deep Ellum Station. Onsite free parking available. For additional information, call 214.671.0045 or visit www.dallasculture.org/latinocc. 2600 Live Oak, Dallas, TX 75204  214.671.0045

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