A Very Anxious Feeling: Voices of Unrest in the American Experience
Oct 03, 2020 – Feb 07, 2021
Organized by the Taubman Museum of Art featuring works from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, A Very Anxious Feeling: Voices of Unrest in the American Experience shines light on the widespread feelings of anxiety in contemporary art. Referencing both collective and personal anxieties, the works in this exhibition highlight intersectional voices sharing their dissent, joy, and transcendence. The exhibition amplifies the voices and experiences of Latinx and Latin American artists living and working in the United States, with all works acquired by Beth Rudin DeWoody over the past twenty years.
The show includes more than 70 works by 57 artists:
Farley Aguilar, Tanya Aguiñiga, Herman Aguirre, Carlos Almaraz, Candida Alvarez, Jose Alvarez (D.O.P.A.), Eddie Rodolfo Aparicio, assume vivid astro focus (avaf), Firelei Báez, Felipe Baeza, Leonardo Benzant, Tania Bruguera, Margarita Cabrera, Alejandro Cesarco, Enrique Chagoya, C.J. Chueca, Gisela Colón, william cordova, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Guerra de la Paz, Raúl de Nieves, Ángel Delgado, Sebastian Errazuriz, Corey Escoto, rafa esparza, Luis Flores, María Fragoso, Magdalena Suarez Frimkess, ektor garcia, Monica Kim Garza, Anthony Goicolea, Ramiro Gomez, Sayre Gomez, Alfonso Gonzalez Jr., Elmer Guevara, Clotilde Jiménez, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Eddie Martinez, Lilian Martinez, Patrick Martinez, Ana Mendieta, Franco Mondini-Ruiz, Beatriz Monteavaro, Esteban Ocampo-Giraldo, Angel Otero, Alina Perez, Elbert Perez, Javier Piñón, Ernesto Pujol, Kenny Rivero, Sandy Rodriguez, Carlos Rolón, Gabriella Sanchez, Zilia Sánchez, Eduardo Sarabia, Cecilia Vicuña, and William Villalongo.
Firelei Báez, for Marie-Louise Coidavid, exiled, keeper of roder, Anacaona (detail), 2017, Courtesy of the artist and Kavi Gupta, Chicago, Photo: John Lusis
Jose Alvarez (D.O.P.A.), The Promised Land (detail), 2013, Courtesy of the artist, Gavlak Gallery, West Palm Beach and Los Angeles and the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection
Patrick Martinez, We’re Moving (detail), 2018, Courtesy of the artist and Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles
Sayre Gomez, “Everything Must Go” Carrara Marble (detail), 2017, Courtesy of the artist and François Ghebaly, Los Angeles, Photo: Robert Wedemeyer
Monica Kim Garza, Reggaeton, dale (detail), 2019, Courtesy of the artist and New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles
Gisela Colón, Untitled (Monolith Black), 2016, Courtesy of the artist and Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach and Los Angeles
Ramiro Gomez, Clutter causes anxiety (detail), 2015, Courtesy of the artist and Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, Photo: Ramiro Gomez
Luis Cruz Azaceta, The Striptease of Humanity (detail), 1978, Courtesy of the artist and George Adams Gallery, New York
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