Pi Artworks London: American Histories

Fay Ku, Before The S-Exile, 2015 
Pi Artworks London is pleased to invite you to American Histories curated by New-York based curator Alexandra Schwartz.

American Histories is the second of five exhibitions that make up Pi Artworks London’s Curatorial Season.

American Histories brings together nine artists, all based in the United States, who explore cultural histories through figurative works on paper.
Their work reflects their own diverse heritages and influences while speaking more broadly to the array of international cultures that make up the United States.
The exhibition spotlights how artists examine and synthesize such themes through a personal lens.
During this time of political discord over issues of tolerance, these artists offer crucial voices in favor of pluralism and acceptance.

Pi Artworks Curatorial Season runs from October 2016 – July 2017.

Kenseth Armstead, Black Thoughts 3: Cerberous, 2013, graphite on archival paper, 30 x 38 cm

For the season Övül Ö. Durmusoglu, Alexandra Schwartz, Sacha Craddock, Oliver Sumner, and Morgan Quaintance have been invited to devise and develop their own curatorial project working with artists predominantly or entirely from outside the gallery’s roster.

American Histories

Kenseth Armstead, Firelei Báez, Maria Berrio, Chitra Ganesh, Fay Ku, Lina Puerta, Frohawk Two Feathers, William Villalongo, Saya Wolfalk

Curated by Alexandra Schwartz

18 November 2016 – 7 January 2017

Private View: Thursday 17 November 2016, 18:00-21:00

William Villalongo, Snake Charmer's Tale #2, 2007, cut velvet paper, 55 x 76 cm

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