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CORPUS Catalogue

https://secure.touchnet.com/C20590_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1069 The Halsey Institute has produced an exhibition catalogue to accompany Kukuli Velarde: CORPUS which will debut Peruvian American artist Kukuli Velarde’s CORPUS project in its entirety for the first time. CORPUS is comprised of ceramic and fabric works that encourage reflection on the meaning of survival in the face of colonialism. Fifteen ceramic sculptures, each […]

Kukuli Velarde
In Search of a Connection: Which Aesthetics Belong to Me?

6:30 PM ESTWednesday, April 20, 2022 link: https://moadmdc.org/programs-events/kukuli-velarde-in-search-of-a-connection Peruvian artist Kukuli Velarde joins Kislak Center Curator Carol Damian to focus on three bodies of work by the artist—Corpus, Plunder Me Baby, and Isichapuitu—and to explore how her work engages the complexities of identity and cultural appropriation in the face of enduring colonization, […]

In Dialogue: Latina artists use clay, female form to explore personal, generational and cultural identity

https://www.berkshireeagle.com/arts_and_culture/arts-theater/ferrin-contemporary-clay-cristina-cordova–kukuli-velarde/article_af2cd06c-3c08-11ec-b324-f72d4c98e2dc.html By Jennifer Huberdeau, The Berkshire Eagle Nov 5, 2021 Velarde’s figure is looking out toward America, and at the same time side-to-side and behind, as an attitude of awareness to her surroundings. All of this is painted as an almost-but-not-quite-Vitruvian-meets-the-crucified-Christ-woman to comment on the the cultural expectations of femme […]

CORPUS at PAM

by Thomas Hine, For The Inquirer Published May 6, 2021 Inside the Art Museum’s new galleries, a promising profusion of art-makers and more expansive narratives An exhibition of works by local art-makers opens the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s new contemporary galleries. The new Early American galleries reframe that collection to tell a […]

In Philly galleries, three must-see shows for December

Frank feminism at Taller Puertorriqueño Kukuli Velarde, a Peruvian-born Philadelphia artist, is known primarily for her feminist ceramic reinterpretations of pre-Columbian sculptures. The recipient of a Pew Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship, she is now having her first Philadelphia solo show of paintings, at Taller Puertorriqueno. “The Complicit Eye” features […]