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Disturb the Artist: Live Q & A with Yamandú Canosa

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June 10 @ 3:00pm 3:30pm

In conjunction with our upcoming special exhibition The Visit by Yamandú Canosa, take this unique opportunity to get an insider’s view of the installation of the exhibit and ask the artist questions about his work and the structure of the installation. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to get a peek at how an exhibition comes to life and hear Canosa’s candid thoughts on the installation prior to its public opening on June 18, 2022.

A Dalí Museum general admission ticket or member reservation is required to attend. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Reserve your general admission ticket for 11am or 3pm timeslot on June 10, then stop by the Info Station upon arrival to check availability of this exclusive sneak peak into The Visit.

Location: The Dalí Museum, Hough Gallery (Third Floor)


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Yamandú Canosa
In the 1970s he began studying architecture in Montevideo and became involved in the Montevideo art scene, where he had his first solo exhibitions, and participated in several group exhibitions of Uruguayan art in Buenos Aires. In 1975 he moved to Barcelona, where he currently lives and works. Since then, his work has been shown in solo exhibitions in galleries, contemporary art centers and museums in Montevideo, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Seville, Salamanca, Figueres, Paris, Rotterdam, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Los Angeles and Venice, among other cities.

His work has been selected to participate in group exhibitions of Spanish art at the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid (ESP), Sprengel Museum in Hannover (GER), Albuquerque Museum in New Mexico (USA), Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg (USA) and Bass Museum in Miami (USA).

In 2011 he presents at the Fundació Suñol in Barcelona (ESP) El árbol de los frutos diferentes, a retrospective of his last twenty years of work. In 2012 he participates in the 1st Montevideo Art Biennial (URU) with the installation Hay lugar. In 2015 he participates in Montevideo in El pensamiento oceánico, at the EAC (URU). In 2017 he presents the installation Archipiélago, in the exhibition Materia Prima -a selection of the contemporary art scene in Catalonia-, for the presentation of the new space of the Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Fabra i Coats (ESP)-, and in Panorama, at the Sala Subte in Montevideo (URU) -a selection of Uruguayan contemporary art-. In 2019, he represents Uruguay at the 58th Venice Biennale (IT) with the installation La casa empática.


Image: Yamandú Canosa at the Uruguay Pavilionin in the 58th Venice Biennale 2019. Photo: Marcelo Isarrualde. © Yamandú Canosa / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2022