Guillermo Kuitca, among the foremost painters in the world today, is now enjoying a major retrospective at the Walker Art Museum. Here, a sampling of his work, which uses everyday images—of maps and beds and theaters—to dramatize our private journey through public spaces.
Guillermo Kuitca Everything 2004 Mixed media on canvas 4 parts, each: 120 x 65 in. overall: 120 x 260 in. Courtesy Sperone Westwater
Guillermo Kuitca Afghanistan 1990 Mixed media on mattress 67 x 118 x 4 3/4 in. Daros-Latinamerica Collection, Zürich
Guillermo Kuitca Untitled 1992 Acrylic on mattress with wood and bronze legs 20 beds each 15 ¾ x 23 5/8 x 47 ¼ in. Tate Collection Purchased with assistance from the Latin American Acquisitions Committee and the Estate of Tom Bendhem 2004
Guillermo Kuitca Untitled 1995 Mixed media on canvas 36 x 64 in. Private Collection, New York
Guillermo Kuitca Untitled 2007 Oil on canvas 76 ¾ x 149 5/8 in. Collection of the artist, Buenos Aires Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York
Guillermo Kuitca El mar dulce 1986 Acrylic on canvas 78 ¾ x 118 in. Collection Paul and Trudy Cejas – Cejas Art Ltd.
Guillermo Kuitca Desenlace I 2006 Oil on linen 74 ¾ x 149 5/8 in. Daros-Latinamerica Collection, Zürich Photo: Dominique Uldry, Bern
Guillermo Kuitca Trauerspiel 2001 Oil on canvas 77 x 133 ¼ in. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2003 Photo: Lee Stalsworth
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