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In the Studio: Marco Rountree

Americas Society

May 20, 2020


Marco Rountree in conversation with Aimé Iglesias Lukin, Director and Chief Curator of Visual Arts.

Join us live on Instagram from your cell phone, or watch here and on YouTube live or after, for a series of remote visits to artists' studios to bring Americas Society's Visual Arts public programs to your home. Every Wednesday and Friday this month, contemporary artists will dialogue with our Visual Arts department about their work and practice.

About the artist:

Marco Rountree (b.1982, Mexico City) lives and works in Mexico City. A visual artist, he defines his practice as the free experimentation of drawing on any material. Through drawing, collage, painting, sculpture, installation, video, and interventions in the architectural space, Rountree explores the concept of ornament, particularly in the resignification of everyday objects through their manipulation and representation. Marco Rountree has made several solo exhibitions in Mexico and abroad such
as “HIPOCAMPO,” Museo Aniversario del Chopo, Mexico City, MX (2020), “Escuela de Ciencias y Artesanías del Volcán Xitle,” Museo Anahuacalli, Mexico City, MX (2019), “Sin Título,” Museo de Arte Querétaro, Querétaro, MX (2010); group exhibitions: UDEM, Monterrey, MX (2018), PROXYCO, New York, US (2017), Museo de Arte Moderno, CDMX, MX (2012), "2nd Triennial Poligráfica," San Juan, PR (2009), Fundación Jumex, CDMX, MX (2012, 2009, 2008); permanent project: Culiacán Botanical Garden, Sinaloa, MX (since 2011), and he is part of the next XIV Femsa Biennial in Morelia, MX (2020).

Follow the conversation on Instagram: #IntheStudioAS | @americassociety.visualarts

Visit the Americas Society Visual Arts YouTube Channel for recordings of In the Studio Series and other previous events.

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Image caption: Marco Rountree. Courtesy of the artist.