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MEIRA MARRERO & JOSÉ TOIRAC

Meira Marrero & José Toirac

José Toirac (b. 1966 Cuba) received his degree from ISA in 1990 where he also taught. His installations and paintings address political and social issues from a satirical point of view. He is a well-known Cuban artist who has exhibited his work throughout the U.S. and the world, including at the Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh in 2004. He has had solo exhibitions at CDAV, Havana and the Ludwig Forum in Aachen, Germany and has participated in group exhibitions at the Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe; Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Canary Islands, Spain; and Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. Meira Marrero (b. 1969) is a curator and art critic who has worked with Toirac in joint projects since 1994. Their collective work has been exhibited at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Museé des Beux-Arts de Montréal, Québec; the Arizona State Unversity Art Museum; Art in General, New York; Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh; Geukens & De Vil Contemporary Art, Anvers; Factoría Compostela, Santiago de Compostela; and the Cultural Centers Banco do Brasil in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília. Marreo has obtained Cuba’s National Curators Prize in 1998, 2002 and 2008.

Ave Maria

Ave Maria - Meira Marrero & José Toirac

Ave Maria

Ave Maria - Meira Marrero & José Toirac

 


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