Published: Mar 10, 2010
"The Rules of Play" is the first solo show in the Southeast by Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea.
SAVANNAH, Ga.—The SCAD exhibitions department presents “The Rules of Play,” the first solo show in the Southeast by Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea. The exhibition showcases the artist’s prolific interdisciplinary practice featuring drawings, sculpture and video from the past five years.
Using metaphorical references from architecture and design, and games and sport, Arrechea meticulously crafts and depicts seemingly impractical objects that belie complex, thought-provoking and clever observations about the constructs of power in our globalizing society.
Formerly a member of the art collective “Los Carpinteros,” Arrechea left the group in 2003 to further his career as a solo artist. Over the past several years, Arrechea's interdisciplinary, conceptually driven and impeccably crafted works have garnered him international acclaim.
Arrechea graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana in 1994. Since then, his work has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad at Prospect.1 New Orleans in 2008, at the Taipei Biennial in 2006, at the Moscow Biennale in 2007, and in solo exhibitions at the Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, D.C., in 2008 and the San Diego Museum of Art, Calif., in 2007, among others.
“The Rules of Play” will be on view at Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, Ga., March 9-April 30. The exhibition will then travel to ACA Gallery of SCAD, Atlanta, Ga., May 6-July 2.
201 E. Broughton St., Savannah, Ga.
March 9-April 30
Gallery talk: Friday, April 30, 5 p.m.
Reception: Friday, April 30, 6-8 p.m.
Held in conjunction with the SCAD Savannah gallery hop.
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 1–4 p.m.
ACA Gallery of SCAD
Woodruff Arts Center
1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta, Ga.
May 6-July 2
Gallery talk: Friday, May 6, 5p.m.
Reception: Friday, May 6, 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m-5 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5.p.m
Sunday, noon–5 p.m.
The exhibitions are free and open to the public. Learn more about this exhibition
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