Fund for Park Avenue will unveil artworks by two artists along the Park Avenue median. Betsabeé Romero: Traces in Order to Remember, is a series of five sculptures between 80th and 84th Streets, on view in mid-March, 2024. This installation will run concurrently with Jorge Otero-Pailos: Analogue Sites.
Each of the five sculptures will tell a story. Beginning on 81st Street, ‘On The Other Side Of The Track‘ is an intrinsic symbol of modernity, industry, production and speed, as well as exploitation and western colonialism.
Moon Seal will rise on 82nd Street; Warriors in Captivity III, a symbolic recycling of an ancestral instruments, at 82nd Street; Warriors in Captivity at 83rd Street; and Rubber and Feathered Snakes at 83rd Street.
About the artist ~ Betsabeé Romero is a Mexican visual artist working in sculptures, printmaking, perforated paper, photographs and videos. She describes herself as a ‘mechanic artist’, using everyday materials to create her work, which reflects current social issues like human migration, gender roles, cultural traditions in a global context. She studied Communication at the University of Iberoamericana and received her Master’s degree in Visual Arts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Later, she studied at the Louvre and at the School of Fine Arts in Paris and did a PhD in Art History at UNAM. She currently lives and works in Mexico City.
Betsabeé Romero: Traces in Order to Remember presented by Fund for Park Avenue will be on view through October, 2024, running concurrently with the art installation, Analogue Sites by Jorge Otero-Pailos along the Park Avenue median.