Rubén Ortiz Torres: White Washed America
On view September 24 to December 10, 2017
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
Sunday, September 24th
As a participating gallery in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Royale Projects is proud to introduce new works by Rubén Ortiz Torres including paintings and sculptures influenced by lowrider cars, punk, anarchism, and minimalism. This will be his first major solo exhibition in the United States since 2012.
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California.
Born in Mexico City in 1964, Ortiz Torres lives and works in Los Angeles and San Diego. His works are in collections worldwide including Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and La Colección Jumex in Mexico City, Mexican Museum of Fine Arts in Chicago, Museum of Modern Art and The Metropolitan Museum in New York, The Smithsonian Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C., The Tate Modern in London, and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid.
Rubén Ortiz Torres
Black Flag, 2014 (installation view)
Urethane and metajuls paint on corafoam and aluminum
Four units, 72" x 24" x 6" each
Courtesy the artist