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  1. Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  2. Thursday, July 2, 2020

Artist interview: Luis Gispert

Luis Gispert is a filmmaker, photographer, and sculptor. He recently sat down with 21c Museum Chief Curator and Director of Art Programming, Alice Gray Stites to discus works from his Decepción series, which are on view at Proof on Main in conjunction with the restaurant’s exhibition Consuming Cultures: A Global View.

Want to see more? Watch Gispert’s full artist lecture.

About the artist
Luis Gispert is a filmmaker, photographer, and sculptor, addressing a variety of topics in his work such as the infiltration of subcultures on the mainstream and the fragmented American experience. Regardless of the vehicle or message, the aesthetic leans toward theatric as his seductive imagery delivers a blend of opulent artifice with clever indications of acute subtexts. From photographs of surreal landscapes viewed from elaborate cockpits to stylized sculptures of tricked-out speaker systems, the work acts as a composite, melding what is familiar with the unexpected. Gispert’s message points out the fragile balance between consummate reality and the decorated facades we tend to build around it.