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Gallery Talk: Amalia Pica in conversation with Julie Rodrigues Widholm

Sat, Apr 27, 2013, 3–4 pm

Amalia Pica

Amalia Pica
Babble, Blabber, Chatter, Gibber, Jabber, Patter, Prattle, Rattle, Yammer, Yada yada yada (detail), 2010

35mm slide sequence (80 slides), hand-made flags
Edition 1 of 3, aside from 1 artist’s proof
Dimensions variable
Collection of Gregory R. Miller and Michael Weiner
Courtesy of the artist and Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles

In conjunction with the opening of her exhibition, artist Amalia Pica discusses her practice and the works on view with MCA Pamela Alper Associate Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm and MIT List Visual Arts Center Curator João Ribas.

Amalia Pica (Argentina, b. 1978) lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Chisenhale Gallery, London (2012); Modern Art Oxford, England (2012); Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland (2012); Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles (2011); Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (2010); and Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam (2010). Her participation in recent, notable group exhibitions include such reputed institutions as the Menil Collection, Houston (2012); the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2012); Aspen Art Museum (2012); and the Hayward Gallery, London (2010). Pica was also one of the participating artists in the exhibition ILLUMInations at the 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (2011) and as part of The Ungovernables, the second edition of the New Museum Triennial, New York (2012). Pica was awarded the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists 2011 and was a nominee for the Future Generation Art Prize in 2012.